Musicians Blog

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.

Job: Head of Keyboard (Part time) - Bradfield College

 

Job: Peripatetic and classroom specialist music teachers - Hillingdon Music Hub

 

Course: 21st International Festival “DUCHI d'ACQUAVIVA”

 

In the beautiful city of Atri (Te) in the center of Italy, a few kilometers from the Adriatic Sea, from 8th to 28th August 2020 will be held the 21th International Festival "Duchi d'Acquaviva" with..

Competition: Labia & Callegaro Prize 2020

 

ONLINE COMPETITION WITH FINAL IN MALCESINE MONEY PRIZES: € 2300 The Municipality of Malcesine, Associazione Opera for beginners in cooperation with Iberclassica Artists Agency & Tactus Label,..

Course: Festival Federico Cesi Summer College

 

Federico Cesi Festival Summer College starts again on 25th of July from the amazing Trevi PG, COVID-FREE city, and relaunch their challenge in total safety !! - GoDot protocol for events and master..

Course: Alberola Music Masters Course Valencia

 

SUMMER COURSE (6,7,8,August) to know our teachers 2020/2021 Advanced Orchestal Training Academy and Chamber Music GUILHAUME SANTANA, bassoon (24,25 August) DAVID GRIMAL, violin MIRIAM PASTOR, english..

Competition: PianoLink International Amateurs Competition

 

PianoLink International Amateur Competition - #piac is the first International Piano Competition dedicated to non professional pianists witch aspires to overcome the mere competition and offer unique..

Course: International Sardinia Summer Music Festival 2020 - Master Class

 

SARDINIA INTERNATIONAL SUMMER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2020 Master Class and Concerts Santu Lussurgiu - 8th / 17th August 2020 ROMAN SIMOVIC - violin; GORDAN NIKOLITCH - violin; MILENA SIMOVIC - viola; NAREK..

Competition: IV International Chamber Music Contest-Festival, Pearls of Mykola

 

International Contest-Festival "Pearls of Mykolas Kleopas Oginskis Creation" is organized for the fourth time. Students of grand piano and vocal courses at Lithuanian and foreign music and art..

Course: Trollhattan – Old Ox Master Classes, Peter Jablonski

 

NO COURSE FEE - Peter Jablonski Master Classes and Concerts The festival is a unique opportunity to receive advice for your further musical and career development, to perform with outstanding..

Course: Stockholm – Old Ox Master Classes, Mats Widlund

 

NO COURSE FEE - Mats Widlund Master Classes and Concerts The festival is a unique opportunity to receive advice for your further musical and career development, to perform with outstanding soloists..

Course: Music Adventure

 

Whether you are an absolute beginner, a gifted amateur or a professional musician, Musical Adventure is for you! This is a unique approach to learning to write music. You will be guided, step by..

Course: 2020 Violopera Masterclasses

 

M° FRANCESCO DE ANGELIS Konzertmeister of "Teatro alla Scala" and "Philharmonic Orchestra della Scala" in Milan M° ROBERTO PARUZZO Teacher of Sion Académie de Musique "Tibor Varga" (CH)..

Competition: "W.A.Mozart" ONLINE International Piano Competition of Lugano

 

"W.A.MOZART" Online International Piano Competition of Lugano Application deadline: 28 July 2020 ! The first "W. A. Mozart" Online International Piano Competition of Lugano originates from the desire..

Competition: International Schimmel Piano Competition

 

The International Schimmel Piano Competition, organized by Wilhelm Schimmel Pianofortefabrik GmbH will take place for the first time in 2020 in Braunschweig | Germany. The competition is open to..

Course: Summer Course Royal Conservatoire Antwerp

 

This music course means an extra shot of education and inspiration to bachelor or master students in Classical Music. Students can choose to study a certain repertoire in depth with a teacher of..

Competition: Aevea Piano Prize (APP)

 

Verona, 10-14th August, 2020 Sala Maffeiana - Accademia Filarmonica The Aevea Piano Prize (APP) is an International Competition whose purpose is to promote selected participants through relevant..

Course: Estiu Esmar 2020. Cursos de verano

 

Los Cursos de Verano de las distintas facetas de nuestro ámbito formativo se celebrarán a lo largo del mes de julio. Contamos con el profesorado ya veterano en ESMAR y con valiosas y nuevas..

Course: vielklang Meisterklassen

 

Zum achten Mal findet im malerischen Tübingen die vielklang Akademie mit Meisterkursen für Historische Aufführungspraxis (23. bis 30. August) statt. Werner Matzke (MH Trossingen) hat auch 2020..

Competition: Cadenza Contest !

 

Cadenza © Music Management, announces first edition of the first Cadenza© online music contest, the online music competition for XXI Century musicians. The competition is open to instrumentalists,..