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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.

Piano Course - V Alion Baltic International Music Festival 2018

 

Location: Tallinn, Estonia. Dates: 10 July 2018 - 7 Aug 2018. Closing date: 15 Mar 2018.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Course - Festival+Masterclasses Verão Clássico - Classical Summer (Lisbon)

 

Location: Lisbon, Portugal. Dates: 29 July 2018 - 7 Aug 2018. Closing date: 15 May 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Festival+Masterclasses Verão Clássico - Classical Summer (Lisbon)

 

Location: Lisbon, Portugal. Dates: 29 July 2018 - 7 Aug 2018. Closing date: 15 May 2018.

Piano Course - Festival+Masterclasses Verão Clássico - Classical Summer (Lisbon)

 

Location: Lisbon, Portugal. Dates: 29 July 2018 - 7 Aug 2018. Closing date: 15 May 2018.

Piano Competition - Premio Roberto Melini International Piano Competition

 

Location: Altopiano di Pinè -Trento, Italy. Dates: 4 July 2018 - 8 July 2018. Closing date: 4 June 2018.

Piano Competition - Kaleidoscope Instrumental and Vocal Competition

 

Location: Los Angeles, United States. Dates: 14 Feb 2018 - 9 June 2018. Closing date: 1 Apr 2018.

Piano Course - Prof. Steven Osborne, Piano - Buchenau Spring 2018, Germany

 

Location: Schloss Buchenau, Eiterfeld, Hessen, Germany. Dates: 1 Apr 2018 - 7 Apr 2018.

Piano Course - International Music Festival Vitoria-Gasteiz

 

Location: Vitoria, Spain. Dates: 17 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018. Closing date: 27 July 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - International Music Festival Vitoria-Gasteiz

 

Location: Vitoria, Spain. Dates: 17 Aug 2018 - 26 Aug 2018. Closing date: 27 July 2018.

Piano Course - Prof. Konstantin Scherbakov, Piano - Buchenau Spring 2018,Germany

 

Location: Schloss Buchenau, Eiterfeld, Hessen, Germany. Dates: 1 Apr 2018 - 7 Apr 2018.

Mixed Chamber Ensemble Course - Gustav Mahler Academy

 

Location: Bolzano/Bozen, Italy. Dates: 18 July 2018 - 5 Aug 2018. Closing date: 22 Apr 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Gustav Mahler Academy

 

Location: Bolzano/Bozen, Italy. Dates: 18 July 2018 - 5 Aug 2018. Closing date: 22 Apr 2018.

Piano Course - austrian arts sessions 2018

 

Location: Knappenberg & Ossiach, Austria. Dates: 15 July 2018 - 9 Sept 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - austrian arts sessions 2018

 

Location: Knappenberg & Ossiach, Austria. Dates: 15 July 2018 - 9 Sept 2018.

Piano Course - Sion-Academie: Académie de Musique Tibor Varga

 

Location: Sion, Switzerland. Dates: 16 July 2018 - 18 Aug 2018. Closing date: 15 May 2018.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Course - Sion-Academie: Académie de Musique Tibor Varga

 

Location: Sion, Switzerland. Dates: 16 July 2018 - 18 Aug 2018. Closing date: 15 May 2018.

Piano Job - Head of Piano and Keyboard Instruments - United Kingdom

 

Teaching Post, with Trinity laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Closing date: 9 Mar 2018Salary: £43,638 - £51,367 (Including LWA) Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is a forward thinking, contemporary and world-class Higher Education Institution with a vision to redefine the conservatoire for the 21st century. The Faculty of Music accounts for around 600 of the higher education (HE) students within Trinity Laban and delivers programmes of study for students from pre-degree to doctoral levels through an innovative combination of individual, small group, ensemble and academic studies. At the heart of the Faculty of Music is the Keyboard Department, which comprises more than 100 HE students and over 20 teaching staff. If successful, you will provide inspiration, vision and leadership for the department, and will design, deliver and develop the department’s various learning opportunities. For more information, a job pack and application form, please visit the job opportunities page of our website at www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/about-us/job-opportunities.

Piano Job - Piano/Keyboard - United States

 

Performance, with USAF HERITAGE OF AMERICA BAND. Closing date: 27 Mar 2018The USAF Heritage of America Band is holding an audition for commercial (Jazz/Pop/Rock) pianists on May 11, 2018. Preliminary materials are due by March 23, 2018. Please check out the attached flyer for tape requirements and more details.

Strings Chamber (+/-Piano) Competition - Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition

 

Location: Katowice, Poland. Dates: 10 Sept 2018 - 23 Sept 2018. Closing date: 31 May 2018.

Piano Competition - Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition

 

Location: Katowice, Poland. Dates: 10 Sept 2018 - 23 Sept 2018. Closing date: 31 May 2018.