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.

Course: Chicago Summer Opera - Training Program 2021

 

2021 Auditions 2021 Applications on YAP Tracker Our 2021 application is up on YAP Tracker! All auditions will be done via recording. Singers, Pianists, Directors, Conductors, Stage Managers and..

Competition: Filadelfia Competitions

 

International Competition is open to strings, piano, wind, chamber music and vocal disciplines, (piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, recorder,..

Course: Chamber Music Course at Fidelio Cafe

 

A socially-distanced chamber music course designed for proficient amateur players who want to explore the wonderful repertoire written for mixed strings, wind and piano ensembles. The course takes..

Competition: King's Peak International Music Competition

 

King's Peak International Music Competition is a global online classical music competition with categories for instrumentalists (piano, strings, brass & woodwinds) and vocalists (opera) & open to all..

Course: CELLISSIMO Academy Budapest Masterclasses

 

CELLISSIMO Academy Budapest Masterclasses Budapest, Hungary 22 – 29 October 2020 Artistic Director Péter Szabó Masterclasses for violin, cello, piano and chamber music with Virginie Robilliard..

Competition: Piano Neuchâtel Competition

 

Piano Competition "Piano Neuchâtel" 2021 will take place 27-28 February in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 30 pianists from 3 age categories from 7 to 25 years old will be selected after first online round..

Competition: MUSIC PHENOMENA 2020 - Ist International Piano Competition online

 

"Phenomenon" is a rare and unusual manifestation, special and unique, containing in its essence an exceptional set of features. Are not all these terms at the same time a description of so close to..

Competition: La Follia Nuova International Chamber Music Competition

 

The musical association “La Follia Nuova“ from Trentino - South Tyrol (Italy) organizes the first International Chamber Music Competition, promoting the artistic achievement of emerging talents..

Instrument Sale: Yamaha grand piano, C3, 1978

 

This piano was appraised 1/3/2020 by Artisan Piano Services at $14,500. Described as: being in good "like new" condition with no major flaws or imperfections. Wonderful tone and very little wear on..

Competition: Vienna Classical Music Academy Int. Classical Music Competition

 

Vienna is the center of a variety of musical influences, a world-class classical music tradition and you'll find extraordinarily trained professional instructors like nowhere else in the world.The..

Course: Specialization seminars for "Violin and piano duo"

 

The main purpose of the specialization seminars for "Violin and piano duo" is to offer young musicians, who have chosen to form a chamber duo, in-depth cultural and interpretative keys for this..

Competition: Arts Unite - Art Unites, Goodmesh Online Concours

 

The purpose of the competition is to encourage collaboration between musicians and artists of different art forms. OVER 20.000€ IN PRIZES, incl. album recording with world-wide digital distribution..

Competition: International Piano Competition "Premio Annarosa Taddei" VIII Ed.

 

The Associazione Culturale “Annarosa Taddei” is organizing its eighth “International Competition for young musicians” open to pianists of any nationality, between the ages of 18 and 30 (i.e...

Job: Piano Instructors Needed (Full-time) Beijing China - Feiran International Music

 

12,000 - 36,000 CNY p/month 1. Largest Piano School in the country is looking for professional Full-time piano instructors , base salary + bonus, age 24-60, all nationalities are welcomed to apply...

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: Orpheus Classical - Sponsorship program

 

Orpheus Classical - Sponsorship program Sponsorship offer to release a CD or a digital album Worldwide distribution: streaming platforms and physical CDs ONLINE APPLICATION (online selection via..

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..

Competition: First International Farulli Competition for Junior String Quartet

 

-UPDATE APPLICATION'S DEADLINE- The sum of the ages of the 4 players may not exceed 80 years, maximum individual age not to exceed 22 years as of June 30, 2020. A String Quartet wishing to..