‘The Consummate Communicator’: Malcolm Arnold Festival 2018

Running from 13-14 October 2018, the weekend will include music from the worlds of ballet, cinema, television and radio, opera, brass band and the concert hall, as well as films and talks on the composer and his music.

(c) Benjamin Ealovega

Martyn Brabbins extends contract at ENO

British conductor┬áMartyn Brabbins has extended his tenure at ENO, as he prepares for this season’s staging of the Britten War Requiem and the release of a new Havergal Brian CD.

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire celebrates 150th anniversary of Sir Granville Bantock

To mark the 150th birthday of Sir Granville Bantock, pianist Maria Marchant will present a lunchtime recital of his keyboard music on 2 October.

Call for papers: the English Musical Renaissance and the Church conference

Proposals are invited for a one-day conference exploring the relationship between composers of the English Musical Renaissance and the church, organised by the Royal Musical Association and Durham University.