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BBC Radio 3 encourages diversity at Manchester conference

BBC Radio 3 encourages diversity at Manchester conference

Applications have opened for the station’s Diversity and Inclusion in Composition event to celebrate composers from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities

Winners of BBC Proms Inspire Competition 2016 revealed

Winners of BBC Proms Inspire Competition 2016 revealed

Young musicians win a chance to have a work performed at the BBC Proms

Philharmonia Orchestra names Santtu-Matias Rouvali as new principal conductor

Philharmonia Orchestra names Santtu-Matias Rouvali as new principal conductor

The 33-year-old takes over from Esa-Pekka Salonen as the orchestra’s sixth principal conductor

BBC Philharmonic launches new phone app for concert-goers

BBC Philharmonic launches new phone app for concert-goers

The latest project from the Manchester-based orchestra will send live programme notes to audience members' smart phones 

BBC Radio 3 announces 2019 New Generation Artists

BBC Radio 3 announces 2019 New Generation Artists

The latest group of rising young musicians have been chosen to join the scheme 

Notre Dame organ 'unharmed' in fire

Notre Dame organ 'unharmed' in fire

Musicians and music lovers breathe a sigh of relief as it is announced that the organ in Paris's Notre Dame was shielded from fire, smoke and water damage 

Daniel Kramer resigns as artistic director of the English National Opera

Daniel Kramer resigns as artistic director of the English National Opera

Daniel Kramer to stand down from his role at the ENO by the end of 2019

Hallé Orchestra to hold competition for next assistant conductor

Hallé Orchestra to hold competition for next assistant conductor

The winner of the inaugural international competition will follow in the footsteps of Edward Gardner and Ewa Strusińska

Leading arts organisations announce new scheme to support female conductors

Leading arts organisations announce new scheme to support female conductors

The Royal Opera House, Royal Philharmonic Society and National Opera Studio join forces to offer courses in opera and ballet

André Previn (1929-2019)

André Previn (1929-2019)

Revered conductor, pianist and composer dies, aged 89

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