The musical life of North-East England is incredibly rich and varied, but it is also home to thriving music education services, with a strong commitment to bringing music to children of all backgrounds and abilities.
This article introduces two summer schools which have been hugely enjoyable and beneficial to me as a baroque violinist while I was a student: Dartington International Summer School and ‘Music in Venice’.
Schools have broken up for the summer and the dilemma about how to keep the children occupied during the holidays raises its head again. We’ve explored what classical music events are available – either free or at low cost – to entertain children and perhaps encourage them to explore something new.
Emery LeCrone is one of the brightest of the new generation of choreographers in New York City. With consistently good reviews and steadily increasing commissions, she is one to watch for the future. The North Carolina native is carving out a substantial niche as a freelance choreographer.
Featuring some of the most seminal pieces of the 21st century by the world’s most prominent choreographers and figures in contemporary dance, Opéra de Dijon's dance programme promises to challenge as well as excite.
The new season at Dijon Opéra opens with a celebration of Dijonnais composer, Rameau, before heading to Prague for a Czech season, plus Résistance: an exploration of the music of composers detained in concentration camps in World War II.
Shannon Gillen discusses creating a house of infinite detail so that the dancers and the audience alike can believe in the experience of her choreography in performance. As part of Bachtrack Choreographers Project 2014.