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The Invisible - Rispah

 

A set of contemplation and catharsis, maintaining its emotional grip for a long time.

Ladyhawke - Anxiety

 

Pip Brown’s overdue second LP is as tight and catchy as a baseball mitt.

Bobby Womack - The Poet

 

Womack updates his material for the 80s, creating grown-up sensual soul.

TrioVD - Maze

 

One of the most inventive and transgressive albums you’ll encounter this year.

Jack Savoretti - Before the Storm

 

Third album of gruffly sensitive strum-pop from tousle-haired Italian-English Londoner.

Flats - Better Living

 

Debut album from a band that probably relishes getting on as many nerves as possible.

George Frideric Handel - Alceste (soprano: Lucy Crowe; tenor: Benjamin Hulett; bass-baritone: Andrew Foster-Williams; Early Opera Company; conductor: Christian Curnyn)

 

The incomplete ‘incidental music’ for Alceste, conducted with liveliness and sensitivity.

Gallon Drunk - The Road Gets Darker From Here

 

Seventh album of darkly rockin’ blues from Londoners channelling spirits of New Orleans.

Karin Krog and Bengt Hallberg - Cabin in the Sky

 

Krog is on absolutely top form, while Hallberg sounds just like himself.

Hollie Cook - Prince Fatty Presents Hollie Cook in Dub

 

Modern-day dub with authentic depth.

The Band Perry - The Band Perry

 

Radio-friendly country fare, exceptionally produced but lacking originality.

Dexys - One Day I’m Going to Soar

 

Dexys are back with wisdom and wings. Some of us never doubted.

Public Image Ltd - This is PiL

 

Rotten returns with a curious mixture of rage and nostalgia.

The Pond - The Pond

 

An elegant, charming and quietly profound record.

Architects - Daybreaker

 

A fine fifth album from the Brighton metallers, set to stand the test of time.

Regina Spektor - What We Saw From the Cheap Seats

 

The truth about Regina Spektor is that quirky isn't the half of it.

2:54 - 2:54

 

A collection of mature and addictive tracks from sisters doing it their own way.

The Bamboos - Medicine Man

 

The Australians’ hybrid soul and funk sound continues to impress.

Rumer - Boys Don’t Cry

 

Sarah Joyce covers male songwriters both culty and canonical on album number two.

Sugar - Copper Blue

 

NME’s Album of the Year for 1992 reissued with a wealth of worthwhile extras.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Competition - Competition Les Musicales du Centre

 

Location: Blois, France. Dates: 18 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019. Closing date: 1 Jan 2019.

Piano Competition - Competition Les Musicales du Centre

 

Location: Blois, France. Dates: 18 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019. Closing date: 1 Jan 2019.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Competition - Competition Les Musicales du Centre

 

Location: Blois, France. Dates: 18 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019. Closing date: 1 Jan 2019.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - XXII International Llandovery Summer Music Course

 

Location: Llandovery (Wales), United Kingdom. Dates: 8 July 2019 - 27 July 2019. Closing date: 1 Mar 2019.

Piano Course - XXII International Llandovery Summer Music Course

 

Location: Llandovery (Wales), United Kingdom. Dates: 8 July 2019 - 27 July 2019. Closing date: 1 Mar 2019.

Piano Competition - The North International Music Competition

 

Location: Stockholm, Sweden. Dates: 3 Aug 2018 - 21 Dec 2018. Closing date: 11 Nov 2018.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Competition - The North International Music Competition

 

Location: Stockholm, Sweden. Dates: 3 Aug 2018 - 21 Dec 2018. Closing date: 11 Nov 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Competition - The North International Music Competition

 

Location: Stockholm, Sweden. Dates: 3 Aug 2018 - 21 Dec 2018. Closing date: 11 Nov 2018.

Piano for Sale - Price: £18,500 -

 

2003 custom satin walnut finish Steinway model K132 purchased direct from Steinway & Sons London. Inherited but hardly played for years, although always tuned for maintenance by Steinway. Comes with the original stool, key, box and My Steinway booklet with all papers. Slightly lighter touch than the standard K models. Excellent condition and maintained. Based in Surrey, UK.

Piano Job - Boise Phil Master Chorale Accompanist - United States

 

Performance, with Boise Philharmonic Orchestra. The Philharmonic Master Chorale is seeking an accompanist to work with the Chorale as it prepares for the season. This position requires Monday night rehearsals and other duties assigned by the Philharmonic. The pay is per service and determined by the Philharmonic. The position requires strong piano training and accompanying experience. Sight reading skills are essential The Chorale’s upcoming season includes such music as Bernstein, Handel, and Hayden. For future information or to schedule an audition contact Joanne Anderson, BPMC Chorale Coordinator at 208-344-4794 or bmcjoanne@gmail.com

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Competition - Euterpe International Music Competition

 

Location: Corato, Italy. Dates: 16 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018. Closing date: 22 Sept 2018.

Piano Competition - Euterpe International Music Competition

 

Location: Corato, Italy. Dates: 16 Oct 2018 - 28 Oct 2018. Closing date: 22 Sept 2018.

Piano Competition - The Internetional Liszt Ferenc Piano Competition

 

Location: Budapest, Hungary. Dates: 21 Aug 2018 - 24 Aug 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Lise Berthaud - Post graduate Course

 

Location: Fiesole / Firenze, Italy. Dates: 6 Nov 2018 - 30 June 2019.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Course - Baroque Performance Practice - Post graduate Course

 

Location: Fiesole / Firenze, Italy. Dates: 9 Nov 2018 - 30 June 2019.

Piano Course - Andrea Lucchesini - Post graduate Course

 

Location: Fiesole / Firenze, Italy. Dates: 25 Oct 2018 - 30 June 2019.

Piano Course - Elisso Virsaladze - Post graduate Course

 

Location: Fiesole / Firenze, Italy. Dates: 20 Oct 2018 - 30 June 2019.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Lorenza Borrani - Post graduate Course

 

Location: Fiesole / Firenze, Italy. Dates: 6 Oct 2018 - 30 June 2019.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Course - Bruno Canino - Post graduate Course

 

Location: Fiesole / Firenze, Italy. Dates: 6 Oct 2018 - 30 June 2019.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Bruno Canino - Post graduate Course

 

Location: Fiesole / Firenze, Italy. Dates: 6 Oct 2018 - 30 June 2019.