Bruce Dickey on the Cornetto and the Vespers

18/10/2015

Bruce Dickey on the Cornetto and the Vespers

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Bruce Dickey

For four decades, Bruce Dickey has almost single-handedly pioneered the resurgence of the cornetto, an instrument forgotten for centuries but absolutely essential to faithful historical performance. He has been a fixture at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, leading new students of the instrument forward. In 2000, the Historic Brass Society awarded him the prestigious Christopher Monk Award for ‘his monumental work in cornetto performance, historical performance practice and musicological scholarship’. Read more

NCEM Young Composers Award 2016

18/10/2015

NCEM Young Composers Award 2016

The National Centre for Early Music and BBC Radio 3 are proud to present the 2016 NCEM Young Composers Award in partnership with Theatre of the Ayre, directed by one of Europe’s leading lutenists, Elizabeth Kenny, with mezzo soprano Clare Wilkinson and Nicholas Mulroy, tenor. The Award will be launched on BBC Radio 3’s Early Music Show on Sunday 1 November 2015. The broadcast includes performances of the winning pieces of the 2015 Award. Read more

Sir David Willcocks, CBE, MC. 30 December 1919 – 17 September 2015

18/09/2015

Sir David Willcocks, CBE, MC. 30 December 1919 – 17 September 2015

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Sir David Willcocks, CBE, MC.
30 December 1919 – 17 September 2015

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NEW! New Energy in Early Music in the Pacific Northwest: An Interview with Matthew White

10/09/2015

New Energy in Early Music in the Pacific Northwest: An Interview with Matthew White

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Matthew White

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NEW! The Glyndebourne Rape of Lucretia Seen Streaming

13/08/2015

 Britten: Glyndebourne’s The Rape of Lucretia in Streaming via the on-line Daily Telegraph.  Players of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor, Leo Hussain; Stage Director, Fiona Shaw; Designer, Michael Levine; Lighting, Paul Anderson.   Seen on 11 August 2015 (JB) Read more

NEW! The Sollazzo Ensemble Wins the 2015 York Early Music International Young Artists Competition

14/07/2015

The Sollazzo Ensemble Wins the 2015 York Early Music International Young Artists Competition

Sollazo Ensemble Winners of the York Early Music Festival 2015 International Young Artists Competition.

Sollazo Ensemble Winners of the York Early Music Festival 2015 International Young Artists Competition.

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NEW! Nurturing Creative Talent: the Composer Academy at Cheltenham Music Festival (RJ)

08/07/2015

Nurturing Creative Talent: the Composer Academy at Cheltenham Music Festival (RJ) Read more

NEW! The Three Choirs Festival: Recollections of a Chorus Member

01/07/2015

    The Three Choirs Festival: Recollections of a Chorus Member

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