BBC to Consult Musicians’ Union on Alternative Models for Cuts to English Orchestras and BBC Singers

In a communication sent from the BBC to the Musicians’ Union (MU) on Apr. 13, 2023, the broadcaster confirmed it will work collaboratively with the MU to explore alternatives to the proposed 20 percent post closures in the English Orchestras. Furthermore, the broadcaster agreed to consult the Union concerning alternatives that are being proposed for the BBC Singers after causing {…}

Royal Opera House to Stream ZooNation’s ‘The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’

The Royal Opera House continues its #OurHouseToYourHouse program with a screening of ZooNation’s family-friendly “The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” on Friday, July 31 at 7:00 p.m. BST. ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company, a British hip-hop influenced dance company, reimagines Lewis Carroll’s classic tale with a 21st-century twist, zeroing in on perceptions of mental illness and the concept of “normality.” ZooNation {…}

BBC Philharmonic & Omer Meir Wellber Launch ‘The Music Room: Beyond Beethoven’ In-Conversation Series

The BBC Philharmonic announced a new series entitled “The Music Room” with Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber. The series kicks off on Thursday, July 16 at 8 p.m. BST, with filmed online in-conversations hosted by BBC Philharmonic Chief Conductor Omer Meir Wellber. Episodes will be released weekly on the BBC Philharmonic website and the orchestra’s Facebook page every Thursday at {…}