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  • MU champions Milton Keynes music co-operative

    17 April 2014,

    The Musicians’ Union (MU) is supporting its members who have set up Milton Keynes music co-operative, which launched this week.

  • New choral course for JAM

    17 April 2014,

    JAM, the John Armitage Memorial, is running a choral course, alongside its JAM on the Marsh festival in the Romney Marsh, Kent. The festival (11-20 July), curated by Judith Bingham, brings together musicians associated with JAM with the charity’s education work in the area.

  • Elgar Society awards Elgar Medal to Sir Andrew Davis

    15 April 2014,

    On 12 April, Sir Andrew Davis was presented with the Elgar Society medal on stage at the Barbican in recognition of his 'significant contribution' to the wider appreciation of Elgar and his music.

  • Huw Humphreys appointed head of music at the Barbican

    11 April 2014,

    The Barbican has announced the appointment of Huw Humphreys as its new head of music. The appointment follows the departure of Angela Dixon who was named director of the Saffron Hall Trust Essex from March 2014.

  • ENO appoints new executive director

    10 April 2014,

    English National Opera has appointed Henriette Götz as its new executive director, replacing Loretta Tomasi who left the company at the end of 2013. Götz will be assuming her new role in May 2014, after leaving her current post as executive director at the Antwerp-based Vlaamse Opera,  where she has been since 2009.