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English Touring Opera Names Sheffield its New Home

English Touring Opera has announced the city of Sheffield as the company’s new home, and will relocate its offices there by the end of October 2024 as part of the Arts Council England Transfer Programme.
Master of King's Music and Sir Simon Rattle Launch UK'S First Crowd-Funding Scheme to Support Composers

Music Patron, a new way of supporting UK composers which allows members of the public to connect directly with them and support their work, has been launched on 13 May 2024.
Local Ensembles Perform Alongside Starry Guests at Cumnock Tryst's 10th Birthday Festival

The Cumnock Tryst will mark its 10th birthday in 2024, with world-renowned talent sitting alongside local musicians in a bumper celebration of what making music is all about. This year the festival adds an extra date, running from Wednesday 2 – Sunday 6 October.
Wigmore Hall Reveals 2024/25 Concert Season & Launches the Director's Fund

Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly has announced the 2024/25 Season. With more than 550 concerts, featuring more than 2,600 musicians, spanning September 2024 to July 2025, Wigmore Hall presents the largest classical music programme in the UK.
English Touring Opera Sets Casting For BLOND ECKBERT

Discover the latest casting news for the English Touring Opera's upcoming production of BLOND ECKBERT. Get to know the talented performers who will bring this enchanting story to life on stage.
The North/South Chamber Orchestra Will Perform 'Shan Shui/Mountain Water' This Week

The North/South Chamber Orchestra under the direction of Max Lifchitz will continue its 44th consecutive season on Friday evening, February 23 performing a free admission concert performing four works new to New York by composers from Argentina and the US.
English Touring Opera Will Perform New Productions of MANON LESCAUT and THE RAKE'S PROGRESS This Spring

English Touring Opera (ETO) presents new productions of Puccini's Manon Lescaut and Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress for its Spring 2024 tour.
Philharmonia Orchestra Reveals Further Six Year Partnership With Three Choirs Festival

The Philharmonia Orchestra has announced that it has entered into a further six-year partnership with Three Choirs Festival as their orchestra in residence. Learn more about the partnership here!
St. Charles Singers Sets 2023-2024 Season Featuring World Premieres and Collaborations

Get ready for an extraordinary season as the St. Charles Singers announce their 2023-2024 lineup. Experience world premieres, collaborations, and captivating performances that will leave you in awe. Don't miss out on this exceptional season of music-making.
RAGTIME: The Symphonic Concert & More Set for 2023 Tanglewood Summer Season

One of the country’s premier summer music festivals, Tanglewood has been the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra since 1937; events for the 85th season begin on Thursday, June 22.
A BRIEF DRAFT OF HUMAN DESIRES Comes to Opera Ballet Vlaanderen

A Brief Draft Of Human Desires comes to Opera Ballet Flanders this month. Arias and songs about the eternal longing for Purcell, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, Britten and Judith Weir.
Video: Watch the Performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Make a Joyful Noise' at the Coronation of King Charles

Watch the performance of Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Make A Joyful Noise' at King Charles's Coronation.
BBC PROMS To Include Works From Rufus Wainwright, Sheku Kanneh-Mason and Self Esteem

The BBC Proms 2023 launches with a programme bursting with opera, oratorio and large-scale choral work and the first ever weekend-long Proms festival rooted in the North-East at Sage Gateshead.
Guildhall School Announces Summer Events Season 2023

This summer, Guildhall School of Music & Drama presents a varied programme of events for the public to enjoy, including concerts, drama productions, opera and jazz.
The League of Composers-ISCM Presents Pianist Eliza Garth This Month

Titled Voices, the evening will feature radiant, emergent works including premieres she commissioned from Nomi Epstein and Sheree Clement, the New York premiere of Judith Weir’s Piano Concerto led by conductor James Baker, and two masterpieces by Mario Davidovsky: Synchronisms No. 6 (winner of the Pulitzer Prize) and Chacona. 
Andrew Lloyd Webber to Compose Coronation Anthem

Buckingham Palace has confirmed that Andrew Lloyd Webber has been chosen to compose King Charles III's Coronation Anthem.
Choir Of Merton College, Oxford Heads Stateside In September For US Tour

Sacred choral music from both sides of the Atlantic will travel with the Choir of Merton College, Oxford on its first tour since before the Covid pandemic. Merton's choral scholars and their Director of Music Benjamin Nicholas are bound for the United States this autumn to perform at the New York City Church of St. Ignatius Loyola on Park Avenue (15 September 2022).
Winners Announced For Classical, Jazz And Sound Arts At The Ivors Composer Awards

The Ivors Academy revealed the winners of 10 Ivor Novello Awards at The Ivors Composer Awards 2021, celebrating music by composers writing for classical, jazz and sound art. The winners were announced during a ceremony hosted by BBC Radio 3's Tom Service and Sara Mohr-Pietsch at the British Museum.
Royal Opera House Announces Meet The Young Artists Week 2021

Join the Royal Opera House this autumn as they celebrate 20 years of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme with Meet the Young Artists Week 2021: a week-long festival filled with activities and performances that showcase the extraordinary talents of Young Artists past and present. 
John Williams World Premiere, Chamber Music By Ax-Kavakos-Ma and More Among Upcoming Tanglewood Highlights

The Boston Symphony will return to Tanglewood, its summer home in the beautiful Berkshires since 1937, and to welcome back audiences, July 4–August 26, for the first time since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a 15-month performance hiatus.


How many shows has Judith Weir written?

Judith Weir has written 1 shows including The Skriker (Music).

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