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Jack Liebeck © Kaupo Kikkas

Liebeck ‘Springs’ into Oxford: festival launch, new concerto premiere and album releases

Thursday 2 May 2019

Jack Liebeck’s Oxford May Music Festival launches today with a feast of treats for the eye and ear, including previews from upcoming albums, and stellar soloists, scientists and artists together collaborating to create his inimitable annual mix of ‘Music, Science and the Arts in creative harmony’. Also announcing Jack’s upcoming recording plans and a new concerto commission for Jack from Melbourne Symphony Orchestra by composer and clarinettist Paul Dean.

'Leonardo - Shaping the Invisible'

'The da Vinci Coda' solved by I Fagiolini exclusively on Apple Music

Friday 5 April 2019

I Fagiolini unveils its new album Leonardo – Shaping the Invisible (COR16171) with the release of two singles recorded exclusively for Apple Music. The world premiere recording of The da Vinci Coda is a realisation of one of da Vinci’s own musical puzzles, brought to life for I Fagiolini by Peter Gritton. Apple Music today launches www.applemusic.com/davinci500 in collaboration with I Fagiolini. Read more about Leonardo – Shaping the Invisible, the new partnership with record label CORO, and I Fagiolini’s da Vinci 500 celebrations in The Times on Saturday. The ensemble opens Italy’s National Geographic Scientific Festival with a performance of Leonardo – Shaping the Invisible in Rome on 8 April.

Chiyan Wong © Kurt Chan

Chiyan Wong: Hungary for his Liszt Grand Prix

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Pianist Chiyan Wong tonight collects first prize in the 40th Liszt Ferenc International Grand Prix du Disque in Budapest.

Anthony Weeden

Weeden wows on Stage and Screen

Tuesday 9 October 2018

Composer, conductor, orchestrator Anthony Weeden starts his season writing the music for Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018, and with a new film release, new orchestrations and orchestral collaborations.

BBC Music Magazine November edition

Jack Liebeck: The Virtuoso Violin - BBC Music Magazine's Paganini Celebration

Monday 1 October 2018

Violinist and festival director Jack Liebeck features as the cover album for the November edition of BBC Music Magazine. Curated to celebrate Paganini, the most pre-eminent violinist of the 19th century, Julian Haylock introduces a stunning showcase of fiery works for violin, "played by one of today’s brightest stars".

Eamonn Dougan © Benjamin Harte

Eamonn Dougan conducts Paris debut and MacMillan world premiere

Thursday 27 September 2018

Eamonn Dougan starts his season in Paris conducting his debut with Accentus at La Seine Musicale, and directing the world premiere of Sir James MacMillan's 'All The Hills And Vales Along' at The Cumnock Tryst.

Leonardo 'Shaping the Invisible'

I Fagiolini: 'Leonardo - Shaping the Invisible' new CD collaboration

Wednesday 19 September 2018

We are thrilled to announce that I Fagiolini's new album 'Leonardo - Shaping the Invisible' will be released for Da Vinci’s 500th anniversary on award-winning record label, CORO in April 2019. 

Rachel Podger wins Gramophone's 2018 'Artist of the Year' Award

Rachel Podger wins Gramophone's 2018 'Artist of the Year' Award

Friday 14 September 2018

“Rachel Podger's Midas touch” (The Sunday Times) strikes again; we’re delighted to announce that Rachel has been named as Gramophone Magazine’s ‘Artist of the Year’.

Vivanco Missa Assumpsit Jesus © Hyperion

Hollingworth's sizzling summer and Spanish CD release

Friday 29 June 2018

Robert Hollingworth and De Profundis’ CD of music by Spanish composer Vivanco, Missa Assumpsit Jesus and Motets, is released today on Hyperion as Robert rounds off a successful 17/18 season in conducting style.

Robert Hollingworth © Riccardo Cavallari

Hollingworth appointed Artistic Director of Stour Music from 2020

Friday 1 June 2018

Stour Music, the early music festival founded by Alfred Deller in 1962, has announced that his son Mark, who has been running the festival for the past 44 years, will be standing down as Festival Director in 2019, and will be succeeded as Artistic Director by Robert Hollingworth, director of I Fagiolini.

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