The Adam Mickiewicz Institute promotes Polish culture around the world and actively participates in international cultural exchange.
Adam Mickiewicz Institute
Known throughout the classical world as the premier showcase for opera and concert singers on the brink of major international careers, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World has helped launch the careers of some of the biggest opera stars in the world.
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World
Celebrating over 120 years of music-making of the highest order, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is a unique organisation.
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Bryan Register has emerged as one of the most promising heldentenors of his generation, praised for the fresh, bright timbre of his voice and strong dramatic singing.
Celebrated from its inception for championing new music, Cheltenham Music Festival boasts an outstanding reputation for high calibre performances, inventive programming and a growing schools and family strand, taking place in a range of first-class venues in the beautiful Regency town of Cheltenham and across the Cotswolds.
Cheltenham Music Festival
The China International Music Competition, created by the China Conservatory of Music and Global Music Education League, has quickly established itself as one of the world’s most prestigious music competitions, with a first prize of $150,000 and international management.
China International Music Competition
The Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge is one of the finest collegiate choirs in the world, known and loved by millions from its recordings, broadcasts and concert tours.
The Choir of St John’s, Cambridge
The Mozartists / Classical Opera is one of the leading exponents of the music of Mozart and his contemporaries.
The Mozartists / Classical Opera
Ukrainian violinist Diane Tishchenko is an exciting young musician, whose recent selection for the Rising Star programme by the European Concert Hall Organisation is testament to the high esteem in which she is held by critics and audiences alike.
Often called the ‘Oscars of the Classical Music World’, the Gramophone Awards are the most significant honours bestowed in the classical record industry.
The Awards, founded by philanthropist Harry Hyman in 2012, aim to raise the profile of opera as an art form, to recognise and reward success in opera and to generate funds to provide bursaries for aspiring operatic talent from around the world.
International Opera Awards
Jennifer Pike is a leading British violinist who is in demand as a soloist and recitalist all over the world.
Founded in 1961 by Dame Fanny Waterman DBE DMus FRCM and Marion Thorpe CBE, the Leeds International Piano Competition is a leading event of British culture, celebrating and inspiring pianistic excellence and world-class musicianship.
The Leeds International Piano Competition
Dramatic soprano Lise Davidsen shot to prominence in summer 2015 when she was crowned winner of both the Operalia and the Queen Sonja competitions.
Founded in 1978 the London Handel Festival has been played a key role in the UK’s Handel revival and specialises in the performance of lesser-known works of the period.
London Handel Festival
One of the finest orchestras on the international stage, the London Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1932 by Sir Thomas Beecham.
London Philharmonic Orchestra
The London Piano Festival is a five-day Festival at Kings Place, founded in 2016 by co-Artistic Directors Charles Owen and Katya Apekisheva.
London Piano Festival
Onyx is an artist-led recording label with a clear principal aim: to record classical artists who are already internationally well-known but who wish to take control of their own recording projects.
One of the leading tenors of today, Pavel Černoch regularly appears on the world’s most important opera houses.
Located in the heart of London’s South Kensington the Royal College of Music is a world-leading music conservatoire with a prestigious history, contemporary outlook and inspiring location.
Royal College of Music
Saffron Hall is the award-winning 740-seat performance space built in the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School that is establishing itself as a vibrant cultural centre for the region.
Taking place in the historic city of Riga and nearby picturesque coastal town of Jurmala, the Festival presents four powerful weekends, each anchored by a leading international symphony orchestra and conductor, with a range of symphonic concerts and recitals, featuring a dazzling array of classical music’s foremost stars.
Riga Jurmala Music Festival
Shanghai Orchestra Academy is a platform for gifted young instrumentalists to become eminent, international-level orchestra musicians. SOA was founded in 2014 by Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic and Shanghai Conservatory of Music
Shanghai Orchestra Academy
The Shanghai Symphony Orchestra is the oldest orchestra in Asia, having been around since 1879 when it was known as the Shanghai Public Band.
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
Signum Classics was founded in 1997 and now boasts a catalogue of over 400 titles, many of which are award winners and nominees with a release schedule of over 30 CDs and DVDs a year.
Praised for her “formidably striking” and “stunning silvery” soprano sound, Sofia Fomina first burst onto the international opera scene in 2012 when she made a sensational debut at the Royal Opera House.
The Tsinandali Festival, in the heart of the Georgian wine region, is a new 15-day international festival under the musical direction of Gianandrea Noseda and featuring some of the brightest names in classical music (8-15 September 2019).
The Verbier Festival, now in its 26th year, presents 17 days of performances, masterclasses, talks, screenings and education events. The Festival’s mission is to encourage encounters between great musicians and young aspiring artists from around the world.
Widely recognised as one of the world’s leading venues, Wigmore Hall is the London home for the world’s most sought-after soloists and chamber musicians.