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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.

Job: Head of Piano - Bedford School


We are seeking an inspirational musician and teacher to lead the Piano Department at Bedford School. This is a full-time role. The successful candidate will work across the whole age range of the..

Competition: Piano, Guitar, Chamber Music Competition "Giulio Rospigliosi"


PIANO 9 - 11 APRIL '19 - Bruno Canino (Chairman), ROUND ONE (preliminary round) Free program, time Limit min 15 max 20 min, ROUND TWO (final round) Free program including at least one relevant..

Course: isa * International Summer Academy


isa * International Summer Academy is the summer campus of the mdw * University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna. This annual event sees more than 300 students from over 40 nations come together..

Course: Itamar Golan, masterclass. Collaborative piano, Soloist Academy


Summer courses of Collaborative piano with SAYA HASHINO, official piano accompanist of Geneva Conservatory. We are honoured to welcome ITAMAR GOLAN who will give a masterclass and spend a few days..

Course: Gustav Mahler Academy


The Gustav Mahler Academy 2019 is open for high-qualified European musicians, born between January 1, 1991 and July 15, 2001. Masterclasses, chamber-music and chamber-orchestra are the three pillars..

Course: Masterclass for piano – Boris Petrushansky


Masterclass for piano with BORIS PETRUSHANSKY - 25 – 27 October 2019 at the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Düsseldorf. Each active participant will get 2 lessons with Boris..

Course: Aragats International Music Festival


The Aragats International Music Festival combines a professional, world-class concert series with an intense three-week academy for college-level students and young professionals. Based in Yerevan,..

Course: Daniele Petralia International Piano Masterclass in Rome


Dear pianists, I’m very glad to announce my INTERNATIONAL PIANO MASTER CLASS in ROME from 7th to 10th of March 2019. This time I will be visiting one of the most lively and active Music Academies..

Course: Lab Summer Class Porto (violin-viola-cello-piano-composition)


Masterclass and Festival 'Lab Summer Class' 2019 3rd Edition: from 29th of July until 5th of August Conservatory of Porto, Portugal Masterclasses are organised for piano, violin, viola, cello,..

Course: Irish Chamber Orchestra Academy Spring Project


The Irish Chamber Orchestra Academy is running its Spring 2019 project from 18th-21st March. An exciting four days, rehearsing and performing with members of the Irish Chamber Orchestra. Students..

Course: Accademia Isola Classica & Festival


Accademia Isola Classica offers tuition free masterclasses for violin, viola and cello from the 26th of August to the 1st of September in Isola Maggiore, Tuoro sul Trasimeno, Umbria, Italy. Mi-Kyung..

Competition: 7th Piano Competition “Pietro Iadeluca”


JUNIOR CATEGORIES, PROGRAMS AND PRIZES: - Category Junior A (age limit 10), free program with a maximum duration of 5 minutes; - Category Junior B (age limit 13), free program with a maximum duration..

Course: Xenia Chamber Music Course for young string players


XENIA CHAMBER MUSIC COURSE is a residential course devoted entirely to the study of chamber music for string players. It is unique of its kind for the intensity, quality and wealth of learning..

Course: Music masterclasses at Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Siena, Italy


WATCH VIDEO: 16 Masterclasses, 6 Seminars MASTER CLASSES CHORAL CONDUCTING Lorenzo Donati CLARINET Alessandro Carbonare COMPOSITION..

Course: International Piano Week


Young pianists aged 11 – 18 will develop the skills required for the 21st century classical pianist and in addition will explore a wide range of genres including chamber music, musical theatre,..

Course: Lefkas Music Week


Lefkas Music Week was established in 2006 and it already counts twelve years of successful masterclasses on violin, viola, cello, singing, piano, conducting, chamber music and orchestra under the..

Course: Altschuler Summer Music Institute


The Altschuler Summer Music Institute will be hosted at the “G. Lettimi” Conservatory in Rimini, Italy from July 20th-30th, 2019, open to all ages and levels. The Institute is focused on the..

Competition: 27th World Music Competition 2019


The competition is opened to musicians of any nationaly for the age groups, under 17 and 17-36. The applicants must apply in our website and can choose to make the audition in Vienna or to send a..

Instrument Sale: Boston Steinway UP132 II upright piano in gloss black


We're selling our lovely Boston UP132 II piano having recently upgraded. This piano was bought from new in 2004 and is in superb condition. It was tuned and serviced last week (prior to sale) and the..

Course: Ticino Musica Academy 2019


VOICE Michaela Schuster July, 19th - 31st PIANO Adrian Oetiker July, 19th - 31st PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT & PIANO CHAMBER MUSIC Ulrich Koella July, 19th - 31st ORGAN & HAPSICORD Stefano Molardi July, 25th..



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