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: Linden Music Festival

 

The Linden Music Festival is a new, young-artist, summer music programme for string musicians. It will run from July 26-August 9, 2020, and will take place in the heart of Slovenia’s beautiful and..

Competition: Sigismund Thalberg International Piano Competition

 

After twenty-two years from its birth, the Sigismund Thalberg International Piano Competition reaches its 12th edition. It awards prizes for 10,000 euros and takes place at the Naples Music..

Job: Poste de professeur de piano à l'Institut de Musique de Paris - Institut de Musique de Paris

 

A l’Institut de Musique de Paris, nous nous efforçons de dispenser un enseignement de piano de grande qualité tant aux adultes débutants , qu’aux amateurs avancés désireux de se..

Course: International Music Festival Vitoria-Gasteiz 2020

 

Welcome to the XIV International Music Festival/Course Vitoria-Gasteiz (FCIMV). This year we will work once again with a number of teachers of international prestige and in one of the most..

Course: Masterclass for piano – Igor Tchetuev

 

Masterclass for piano with IGOR TCHETUEV – 1rd & 2nd August 2020 at the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Berlin. Each active participant will get 2 lessons with Igor Tchetuev...

Competition: 24th International Competition for Young Instrumentalists

 

The Musical Cultural Association “EURITMIA“,with the aim of promoting the musical culture and exchange of experiences among young instrumentalists of different cultures and languages, and with..

Course: Masterclass for piano – Mikhail Mordvinov

 

Masterclass for piano with MIKHAIL MORDVINOV– 3rd & 4th September 2020 at the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Düsseldorf. Each active participant will get 2 lessons with MIKHAIL..

Course: Masterclass for piano – Hanna Shybayeva

 

Masterclass for piano with HANNA SHYBAYEVA – 17th & 18th July 2020 at the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Düsseldorf. Each active participant will get 2 lessons with HANNA..

Course: Masterclass for piano – Gabriele Leporatti

 

Masterclass for piano with GABRIELE LEPORATTI – 15th & 16th July 2020 at the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Düsseldorf. Each active participant will get 2 lessons with GABRIELE..

Course: Prof Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy - Piano masterclasses

 

Prof. Jiri Hlinka Piano Academy in collaboration with the Bergen International Festival has the pleasure of inviting to international piano master classes with three of Scandinavia's leading..

Job: Trinity College London Junior Fellowships in Piano Accompaniment - Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

 

If you’re an exceptional young pianist embarking on a professional career, a Trinity Laban Junior Fellowship could help you to enhance your skills and explore your own artistic development. These..

Job: Piano Faculty - Teacher - Tianjin Juilliard School

 

Job Responsibilities: • Teach applied lessons to Masters-level pianists • Coach chamber music in the Masters program • Teach piano lessons and coach chamber music in the Pre-College • Teach..

Competition: 26th Rina Sala Gallo, Monza International Piano Competition

 

26th Rina Sala Gallo, Monza International Piano Competition will be held in Monza at Teatro Manzoni, Italy, from September 27th till October 3rd, 2020. Founded in 1947, Rina Sala Gallo International..

Competition: Schoenfeld International String Competition

 

Schoenfeld International String Competition was founded in 2013 in honour of the violinist Alice Schoenfeld and the cellist Eleonore Schoenfeld, both legendary performers and pedagogues. The..

Course: Adolfo Barabino International Piano Masterclass

 

Welcome to the International Piano Masterclass with Adolfo Barabino. The course includes: 5 - 6 individual lessons; students' final concert; the possibility to make a professional audio video..

Course: Music Masterclasses, Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Siena, Italy

 

18 Masterclasses, 6 Seminars MASTER CLASSES CHORAL CONDUCTING Lorenzo Donati CLARINET Alessandro Carbonare COMPOSITION Salvatore Sciarrino DOUBLE BASS Giuseppe Ettorre FLUTE Patrick Gallois GUITAR..

Course: Contemporary piano with Marilyn Nonken

 

June 30th – July 5th, 2020 During the course, young students and professionals to become have a chance to work with pianist Marilyn Nonken on a wide range of 20th-century and contemporary piano..

Job: Team Leader – Musician – Big Noise Torry - Sistema Scotland

 

We are looking for an inspirational individual to provide visionary musical and people leadership to Big Noise Torry.

Course: Moritzburg Festival Academy 2020

 

The Moritzburg Festival, under the artistic direction of the cellist Jan Vogler, is one of the most significant chamber music festivals in the world. Launched in 2006, the Moritzburg Festival Academy..

Course: Soloist Academy Summer courses & Festival

 

Soloist Academy, an intensive summer workshop in late July, conceived by internationally renowned soloists and musicians from L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande motivated by the desire to share their..