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Posted on 21 July 2015
Jeremy Bradshaw, who has been playing violin in the orchestra since 1996, told us that new music – often challenging for players and audiences...
Posted on 14 July 2015
Opera Anywhere has been touring opera productions since 2000, we’re a registered charity and have a growing reputation for creative, innovative...
Posted on 10 July 2015
Somerset PAL is located on the top floor of Yeovil Library, and offers a large space with one of the biggest specialist collections in the region....
Posted on 9 July 2015
As a guest representing Making Music, it was a delight to join this very friendly chorus for the day and to be guided through the work by NLC patron...
Posted on 1 July 2015
Pop-up Opera is an innovative touring opera company dedicated to making opera inviting and enjoyable for a broader audience, without losing the...
Posted on 25 June 2015
A recent HMRC change to how VAT is applied to room hire has been brought to our attention. Previously VAT had been exempt on the room hire itself....
Posted on 23 June 2015
The 30th convention of the Association of British Choral Directors (abcd) takes place 28 - 30 August 2015 at the Royal Northern College of Music in...
Posted on 12 June 2015
I visited two of them recently, and what different stories they had – but both worth you taking note of as they can be useful for your group,...
Posted on 10 June 2015
Taking place from 18 to 25 July, the 2015 Welsh Proms will include performances from: Philharmonia Orchestra Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra...
Posted on 21 May 2015
There are 4 songs within the cycle – all very contrasting, but all connected with ‘women’ in some way. The first song is a setting...
Posted on 21 May 2015
Commissioning and performing new music is vital in keeping the voluntary music community thriving. It brings enthusiasm and energy to groups, offers...
Posted on 14 May 2015
Our first meeting, where each of my fellow composers were assigned an adoptive ensemble, had been in September. With cheeks rosy from the summer'...

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