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: Principal Piano - London Sinfonietta

 

We are looking for players with a core virtuosity and orchestral musicianship who excel in the diverse fields of contemporary classical music and who have a willingness and talent for undertaking..

Course: Barry Douglas - Piano, Blackmore Intl. Music Academy

 

Welcome to the international piano master class with great soloist and Jury member of the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition 2019 Barry Douglas. Our course services included: individual..

Course: Victory Academy Berlin for musical excellence summer 2019

 

Victory Academy Berlin has its origin in 2013. Since then students from all over the world (Los Angeles, Paris, London, Seoul, Berlin) profit from this unique programme.It is inspired by the story..

Competition: "Salieri-Zinetti" International Chamber Music Competition

 

"Salieri-Zinetti" international chamber music competition is open to groups ranging from duo to sextet. The group members’ average age must be less than 35 years old on the date of 24th June 2019...

Competition: Ysaye International Music Competition

 

YSAYE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION Over 13.500€ in prizes Application DEADLINE: 3rd MAY 2019 Online application: www.ysaye-competition.com VIDEO SELECTION (no travel required) Over 13.500€ in..

Competition: Disklavier Composers Contest

 

The “Disklavier Composers Contest” has the aim to exploit the Disklavier technology, which enables the piano to play autonomously. The “Disklavier Composer Contest” was conceived to let the..

Course: Internationalen JÁVORKAI Masterclasses

 

The International JÁVORKAI Masterclasses will be launched from 26th to 31st of August 2019 in the fantastic hungarian baroque city Győr with the mission of the trainers - Clara Biermasz, Pianist,..

Course: MACH Project and Orchestra - No Course fee!!!

 

MACH (Music Art Creativity Hub) is a very new project of musical development and production for young artists like you, involving tutors and internationally renowned musicians from some of the most..

Course: PIANO LOOP FESTIVAL

 

Piano Loop Festival (14-22 Aug 2019, Split, Croatia) consists of masterclasses for piano solo, piano chamber music and piano with chamber orchestra. Participants choose among 8 professors and may..

Course: La Risonanza Early Music Summer Academy

 

Early music summer course and competition(!) with a strong focus on chamber music and orchestral playing. OUR FACULTY Solo and chamber music course: Fabio Bonizzoni - harpsichord Ryo Terakado -..

Job: Graduate Teacher Programme - Berkshire Maestros

 

Berkshire Maestros’ Graduate Programme is the perfect way for talented graduate musicians to join our team at one of the country’s leading Music Hubs, embarking on a journey where you will..

Course: Boris Petrushansky, Piano - Blackmore Intl. Music Academy, Berlin

 

Welcome to the international piano master class with great pianist - Boris Petrushansky. Our course services included: individual lessons, closing concert, concert engagements in Berlin for the best..

Course: Boris Petrushansky, Piano - Blackmore Intl. Music Academy, Berlin

 

Welcome to the international piano master class with great pianist - Boris Petrushansky. Our course services included: individual lessons, closing concert, concert engagements in Berlin for the best..

Course: 20th 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 29th August 2019 will be held the 20th International Festival "Duchi d'Acquaviva" with..

Competition: AEVEA PIANO PRIZE (APP) - 2019

 

1ST PRIZE: 10.000 EUROS TOWARD THE PRODUCTION OF A RECORDING, AS WELL AS PERFORMANCES Verona, 7th, 9-10th July, 2019 Sala Maffeiana - Accademia Filarmonica A one-day long Competition featuring six..

Course: 20th International Peter Feuchtwanger Masterclass for piano

 

Piano masterclass with William Cuthbertson in the Waldkirch Music School. In addition to the piano lessons with William Cuthbertson there will be daily sessions on Peter Feuchtwanger's exercises with..

Course: Aurora Music Piano Masterclasses and Competition - Stockholm

 

Solo classes, chamber music, collaboration with voice, competition, free concerts and more! Peter Jablonski and Mats Widlund team up this year for our piano masterclasses! Students will have the..

Job: Lecturer in Lied - Sibelius Academy

 

The University of the Arts Helsinki is an international forerunner in education and research in the field of arts and solidifies the arts as a force that reforms society. The University of the Arts..

Competition: 2nd AEMC international chamber music competition

 

The horizon of classical music competitions is evergrowing. But also changing. The AEMC competition, now at its 2nd edition, is different. Its only category is Chamber Music (ensembles of max 8..

Course: Dmitri Bashkirov, Piano, Blackmore Intl. Music Academy, Berlin

 

Welcome to the international piano master class with great teacher - Prof. Dmitri Bashkirov. Our course services included: individual lessons, closing concert, concert engagements in Berlin for the..