UK news

A virtual museum featuring sound, pictures and information about the UK’s most historically significant musical instruments has launched today. MINIM-UK brings 5,000 years of musical heritage from 200 UK collections together for the first time in a project led by the Royal College of Music in partnership with the Horniman… Read more

London-based digital publishing start-up, Tido, has added a new collection of content from Faber Music to its iPad app, Tido Music. Educational Piano features a range of pieces catering for the needs of elementary pianists, from building the foundations of a solid technique to developing essential skills such as sight-reading,… Read more

A ground-breaking multi-media performance piece for piano soloist, ballerina and digital animation will receives its world premiere on Tuesday 19 December 2017. The Nutcracker and I by concert pianist and Guildhall Creative Entrepreneur, Alexandra Dariescu, is part of the Guildhall School’s Alumni Recital Series. Challenging the traditional concert format in… Read more

Yamaha Music London has announced details of its free concert series, The Silent Piano Sessions. Each concert will be performed on Yamaha’s new Silent Piano, an acoustic piano with pioneering Silent Technology which allows audience members to listen to the CFX Concert Grand – a piano 19 years in the… Read more

The Wigmore Hall will be the venue for Bohemian Notes, a special fundraising evening on July 23 2017, raising vital funds for leading charity Parkinson’s UK. Internationally renowned classical musicians, Tai Murray (violin), Elena Urioste (violin), Jennifer Stumm (viola), Laura van der Heijden (cello) and Tom Poster (piano) will be… Read more