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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: Ivor Guest Trainee Pianist, The Royal Ballet - Royal Opera House, Covent Garden


Fixed Term Contract - 9 months Salary £21,944 pro rata p.a. for the fixed term Closing date: 31 May 2019

Job: Junior Guildhall: Piano Teacher (Maternity Cover) - Guildhall School of Music & Drama


Junior Guildhall has a vacancy for a piano teacher to cover two terms of maternity leave from September 2019 on the String Training Programme/Brass Training programme (ages 6 to 11).

Instrument Sale: Steinway Model K132, 2003


Steinway Upright model K132, custom-made matte walnut finish. Bought direct through Steinway & Sons London. 2003 model, well-maintained direct through Steinway once a year. Played frequently and in..

Course: Académie d'été Nei Stëmmen by Sequenda 02 - 08 Sep, 2019


OPEN TO ALL LEVELS Voice teachers : Mireille Alcantara, C.N.S.M. de Paris et Ecole normale de musique A. Cortot Luisa Mauro, Conservatorio G. Verdi Milano, Ecole régionale de musique de..

Competition: Venice "Grand Prize Virtuoso" International Music Competition


Online Competition Winners' Concert and Awards Ceremony to debut at the Sale Apollinee, La Fenice considered one of the most famous and renowned opera house in the world on September 17, 2019. On..

Competition: Vienna "Grand Prize Virtuoso" International Music Competition


Online Competition Winners' Concert and Awards Ceremony at the Gläserner Saal, Musikverein. It is the home of the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra and the venue for the annual Vienna New Year's..

Job: Junior Guildhall: Piano Teacher - Guildhall School of Music & Drama


Junior Guildhall has a vacancy for a Piano teacher from September 2019 on the String Training Programme (ages 6 to 10) and Music Course (ages 11 to 18). This is an opportunity for a highly motivated,..

Job: Practice Assistant – Piano - Chetham's School of Music


Hours — 5 per week – possibly additional hours as required Hourly rate — £13.43 Chetham’s School of Music seeks experienced musicians to assist the students during practice whilst helping to..

Course: International Summer Academy for Piano / Violin / Cello


Prof. Carmen Piazzini (Piano) Prof. Anke Dill (Violin) Prof. Gustav Rivinius (Cello) Course fee: 680 Euro - 8 days of classes - Daily concerts - Daily breakfast and lunch - Scholarships may be..

Competition: International Music Prize Gaetano Zinetti


International Music Prize Gaetano Zinetti *News of the 2019 edition: pre-selections by video* 2019 July, 18-19 (Eliminatory Round by video recording) 2019, September, 20-22 at Gaetano Zinetti Theatre..

Course: Scuola Italiana d'Archi


11 - 19 luglio 2019 SCUOLA ITALIANA D'ARCHI International Music Masterclasses Maestri e corsi: STEFANO PAGLIANI violino FRANCO MEZZENA violino FLORIN PAUL violino JOSEF LEVIN violino ANDRES CALATAYUD..

Course: Esperus Music Academy France Piano /Violin /Cello / Chamber music


The Music Academy welcomes musicians that are regularly or occasionally supported by the Esperus Art Fund, as well as any other student or young artist who is interested in participating. In..

Competition: Gaetano Amadeo Prize 2019



Job: Music Education Islington - Instrumental Teachers - Guildhall School of Music & Drama


Instrumental teachers: Recorder/Flute/Clarinet/Trumpet (brass)/Guitar/Ukulele/Piano/Keyboard/Violin/Viola/Cello /Drum (percussion) Vocal teacher: Voice/singing support/choir Teacher: general music..

Course: Masterclasses


The Ljubljana Festival is one of the most important and influential festivals in Europe, which, with top-class content, enriches and educates society and gives talented young artists the opportunity..

Course: IOA - EXTRA AUDITIONS for Tenors, Baritones, Basses and Pianists


The International Opera Academy (IOA) is looking for extra male singers and pianists (m/f), interested in becoming a repetiteur. The IOA offers a programme of postgraduate education for classically..

Job: Music Teacher - Wimbledon College Saturday Music School


Wimbledon College Saturday Music School is looking for a self-employed music teacher to teach our Young Musician’s Programme for 3-4 year olds, our Junior Musician’s Programme for 5-6 year olds,..

Course: Mallorca Summer Academy


*Clarinet & String Academy* Andrew Marriner - principal clarinet London Symphony Orchestra Gerhard Quartet - resident quartet at Palau de la Música Catalana + Improvisation workshops, Recital..

Course: X International Piano Campus 2019


I corsi si svolgeranno dal 15 al 21 Luglio 2019 presso il comune di Cutigliano sulla montagna pistoiese e prevederanno, oltre alle lezioni frontali dello strumento, momenti di attività orchestrale,..

Course: Fondazione Accademia Perosi-Chamber Music Course and Master class


Professors: Atos Trio, Eva Bindere, Oliver Wille, Trio di Parma, Trio Palladio Academic Courses | Pre-academic Courses | Master Class Founded to promote the talent of young musicians from all over..