Tito Muñoz launches the Phoenix Symphony 23/24 Season

Returning for his 10th season as Virginia G. Piper Music Director, Tito Muñoz will open the Phoenix Symphony’s 2023-2024 season tonight in Phoenix Symphony Hall. Tito opened his very first Phoenix season with Orff’s Carmina Burana, so it is fitting that he will now launch his 10th anniversary season with the ever popular work, precededRead more ›

Grosvenor in Hong Kong

This Friday, acclaimed British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor performs a solo recital to a sold-out City Hall in Hong Kong as part of the Premiere Performances series in a programme featuring Chopin and Liszt. This comes hot off the heels of a successful chamber tour across Japan with violinist Sayaka Shoji and the Modigliani Quartet whichRead more ›

Julian Bliss is first Artist in Residence at Yehudi Menuhin School

We are delighted to announce that Julian Bliss will be the first Artist in Residence at the Yehudi Menuhin School for the 23/24 season. He joins them several times over the year for a range of projects, including his first concert on 28th September when he appears alongside Maxim Rysanov and Dasol Kim for anRead more ›

Mazzola conducts Wagner at the Lyric

This weekend Enrique conducts the opening night of The Flying Dutchman at Chicago Lyric Opera House. The electrifying production by Christopher Alden features a star cast including Tamara Wilson and Tomasz Konieczny. This kicks off a busy season for Enrique which includes other major productions in Berlin (Anna Bolena), Amsterdam (Roberto Devereux) as well asRead more ›

Christopher Moulds returns to Munich

The start of the new season sees Chris Moulds return to Munich with the Bayerische Staatsoper to conduct Mozart’s Idomeneo and Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas with Krzysztof Warlikowski as the director/producer for the production. The first performance of Dido & Aeneas is on the 23rd September. This follows on from 3 successful productions last seasonRead more ›

Hyeyoon plays Beethoven in Bern

This Sunday, Hyeyoon Park performs Beethoven’s Violin Concerto at the Paul Klee Centre, Bern. The internationally-acclaimed violinist plays alongside a wonderful ensemble of chamber musicians, including cellist Laura van der Heijden in a specially-curated programme by Hyeyoon which also includes works by Rossini and Dvorak. The Beethoven Concerto itself will performed in the special chamber arrangement byRead more ›

Dego announced as Artist in Focus in Ulster

Italian-American violinist Francesca Dego has recently been announced as Artist in Focus with the Ulster Orchestra for the 23/24 season. Her projects include Brahms’ Double Concerto alongside acclaimed cellist Daniel Müller-Schott and the Sibelius Violin Concerto this coming Autumn (16, 17 November). She will also lead chamber projects later in the year – precise detailsRead more ›

Maria Włoszczowska to become Artistic Partner of the Royal Northern Sinfonia

The Royal Northern Sinfonia has announced that Maria Włoszczowska is to become Artistic Partner from autumn 2024, a role created especially for her. The orchestra’s leader for the past two years, Maria has also directed a number of programmes with repertoire including Beethoven’s Violin Concerto and Bartok’s Divertimento for String Orchestra in that time. WithRead more ›

Olli Mustonen starts 23/24 in Turku

As Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Olli Mustonen starts the new season with the Turku Philharmonic and long-term friend and collaborator Steven Isserlis performing Britten’s Symphony for Cello and Orchestra and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 15 on the 7th and 8th of September. Olli then goes on Riga to conduct and play piano with Kremerata BalicaRead more ›

Karen Ní Bhroin joins JBM

We are delighted to announce that Irish conductor Karen Ní Bhroin is joining JBM for worldwide general management. Based in Ireland but with experience across the UK and USA we are very much looking forward to working with her and building her career together. This season she makes her debut with LSO and returns toRead more ›