Innervisions Festival

Innervisions Festival

Innervisions festival, held across London venues from Wednesday 3rd July, until Sunday 7th July, is back with a better line-up than ever. Venues will include the Roundhouse in Camden, Shepherds Bush Empire, Islington Assembly Hall, Earth in Hackney and London, Under the Bridge. With a stellar line-up of soul, funk...

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Brits almost twice as likely to recognise male Classical Composers compared with females

Brits almost twice as likely to recognise male Classical Composers compared with females

New research released today by the Royal Albert Hall has revealed that Brits are nearly twice as likely to recognise a famous male classical composer, compared to their female counterparts. The study shows that the top 10 classical composers most recognised by Brits are all male, with Mozart (recognised by 70...

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Share your passion for music and drama at Olympia London

Share your passion for music and drama at Olympia London

Offering over 70 workshops, seminars and debates from leading teachers, academics and practitioners, Music & Drama Education Expo is the place to be for all your musical and theatrical needs. Across the two days, you’ll have the opportunity to share the best practice, learn from expert speakers and get on...

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Queens Of The Stone Age: Villains

Queens Of The Stone Age: Villains

When Queens of The Stone Age first burst into the mainstream with the misleadingly named Feel Good Hit of the Summer (the entirety of the lyrics are a berserk chant of “Nicotine, valium, vicodin, marijuana, ecstasy, and alcohol! Cocaine!!!”) in 2002, there was nothing to suggest that they were anything...

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Royal College of Music Philharmonic to hold fundraiser concert for Grenfell Tower residents

Royal College of Music Philharmonic to hold fundraiser concert for Grenfell Tower residents

The Royal College of Music Philharmonic Orchestra is to hold a fundraiser concert to raise money for the residents left without homes after the tragic Grenfell Tower fire on June 14. The proceeds will go to the Kensington & Chelsea Foundation that is helping to coordinate an appeal. The RCM...

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History of the Royal Albert Hall

History of the Royal Albert Hall

The Royal Albert Hall is one of the jewels in South Kensington’s crown, having played host to more virtuoso classical fanfares, sweaty feedback driven gigs and the occasional debauched Chelsea Arts Club party than anyone could count without coming down with sympathetic tinnitus. Considering that the Hall are starting to...

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Rituals to Mould Her With: a multimedia stage experience at Handel and Hendrix in London

Rituals to Mould Her With: a multimedia stage experience at Handel and Hendrix in London

Two centuries apart, George Frederick Handel and Jimi Hendrix changed the course of music history. They both chose London as their spiritual and creative home, and by a stroke of serendipity, their legacies will forever be intertwined.   Separated by time but not space, the two musicians occupied adjoining residences on...

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The Royal College of Music: Providing world-class music in the heart of London

The Royal College of Music: Providing world-class music in the heart of London

Editor-in-chief, Kate Hawthorne, holds an exclusive interview with Director of the Royal College of Music, Professor Colin Lawson CBE for KCW Today.  Ludwig Van Beethoven claimed that ‘Music is a higher revelation than wisdom and philosophy in their totality’. Many would agree but the practice of translating this essence and Art...

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St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir 80th Anniversary Concert

St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir 80th Anniversary Concert

The 80th Anniversary of the St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir marks a milestone in the choir’s history on March 25, celebrating one family’s dedication to choral music and bringing live performances to St Paul’s Knightsbridge. In the spring of 1937 Richard Lathan, a talented musician and organist at St Paul’s...

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English Symphony Orchestra kicks off 21st Century Symphony Project with Sawyers: Birth of a Symphony

English Symphony Orchestra kicks off 21st Century Symphony Project with Sawyers: Birth of a Symphony

The English Symphony Orchestra (ESO) embark on their multi-year celebration of the enduring place of the symphony in today’s musical life with the world premiere of Philip Sawyers’ Symphony No. 3 at St John’s Smith Square this February. Sawyers Symphony No.3 is the first instalment of the ESO‘s 21st Century Symphony Project...

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