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
British Youth Opera was founded in 1987 to provide professional rehearsal and performance opportunities for emerging singers, musicians and technical trainees on the threshold of their careers.
British Youth Opera
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.
Carl Davis is a renowned composer, conductor and one of the most beloved musicians. He has written music for more than 100 television programmes...
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
Classical Music magazine’s ‘Harmony in Mind’ campaign aims to support musicians and lead the way in securing better mental health provision across the sector.
Classical Music Harmony In Mind
Classical Opera is one of the leading exponents of the music of Mozart and his contemporaries.
The Genesis Foundation is a UK-based charity established in 2001 by John Studzinski to support and nurture young artistic talent.
Often called the ‘Oscars of the Classical Music World’, the Gramophone Awards are the most significant honours bestowed in the classical record industry.
Innovation, expertise and responsiveness have been the hallmarks of HarrisonParrott ever since its foundation in 1969. HarrisonParrott celebrates their Golden Anniversary with their ’50 Years in a Day’ concert series at the Southbank Centre, as well as the launch of their new HarrisonParrott Foundation, which champions diversity and inclusivity within the arts.
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
Australian-born, London-based conductor Jessica Cottis is one of the most exciting and intelligent young conductors working today.
Unquestionably one of the great artists of our time, Joyce DiDonato has a passion to communicate and connect with audiences across 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
Marin Alsop is an inspiring and powerful voice on the international music scene, a Music Director of vision and distinction who passionately believes that "music has the power to change lives".
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.
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 Festival
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
The award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is the UK’s oldest continuing professional symphony orchestra.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic
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.
The São Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP) is internationally renowned for its musical excellence and as a major force in the cultural life of Brazil, promoting deep cultural and social changes. Marin Alsop has been Music Director since 2011. Thierry Fischer takes over in 2020.
Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra (OSESP)
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.
Acclaimed worldwide for his profound musicianship and technical mastery, British cellist Steven Isserlis enjoys a unique and distinguished career as a soloist, chamber musician, educator, author and broadcaster.
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.