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Cultural Olympiad’s Unlimited programme announces commissions

Cultural Olympiad’s Unlimited programme announces commissions

Musicroom August 8, 2011 0

The winning commissions of the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad’s Unlimited programme have been announced. Celebrating arts and culture by disabled and deaf people, the programme will fund 12 new commissions inspired by the London

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe opens

Edinburgh Festival Fringe opens

Musicroom August 5, 2011 0

This year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe has officially opened, welcoming thousands of performers and even more visitors to the city during the month of August. In total there will be 2,542 shows held in 258

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BBC Proms to host its first turntablist

BBC Proms to host its first turntablist

Musicroom August 2, 2011 0

This year, the BBC Proms is to host its first ever turntablist musician at a concert by the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. What’s more, the work in which the turntablist will perform

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Young persons’ orchestra created for 2012 Cultural Olympiad

Young persons’ orchestra created for 2012 Cultural Olympiad

Musicroom August 2, 2011 0

An orchestra is to be set up in London next year, made up entirely of young musicians, as part of the capital’s Cultural Olympiad celebrations. The Aldeburgh World Orchestra will recruit 124 musicians aged

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Musicians busk across Europe in TV challenge

Musicians busk across Europe in TV challenge

Musicroom July 21, 2011 0

A group of four artists have taken part in a competition to trek across Europe in time to make an appearance at the Edinburgh Festival, using only their talent for money. Two cellists, a

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Jazz dominates weekend in Swanage

Jazz dominates weekend in Swanage

Musicroom July 18, 2011 0

The Swanage Jazz Festival has swung into the seaside town for another year, showcasing some of the most respected jazz acts and up-and-coming artists. Running from July 8th to 10th, the event saw one

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Latitude wows the crowds in Suffolk

Latitude wows the crowds in Suffolk

Musicroom July 18, 2011 0

Latitude Festival has once again wowed thousands of fans this weekend with its annual outing of big name musicians, upcoming artists, poets and plays. Billed as a family-friendly festival that prides itself on finding

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BBC Proms to kick off with Brahms and Liszt

BBC Proms to kick off with Brahms and Liszt

Musicroom July 15, 2011 Comments Off

This year’s BBC Proms schedule kicks of later today (July 15th) with fans being treated to performances of Brahms and Liszt. The Liszt concerto is being performed in order to mark the 200th anniversary

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POMPULELE Festival CONFIRMED lineup

POMPULELE Festival CONFIRMED lineup

Portsmouth July 13, 2011 Comments Off

Pompulele Festival is Portsmouth’s first Ukulele Festival, brought to you by ‘The Pompey Pluckers’ and ‘Musicroom Portsmouth’ taking place on the Bank Holiday Weekend from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th August 2011 at various

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Florida hosts underwater music festival

Florida hosts underwater music festival

Musicroom July 13, 2011 0

Although Wet Wet Wet, Ocean Colour Scene and Katrina and the Waves were not in attendance, Florida Keys recently welcomed visitors to an underwater music festival. Key West, off the coast of Miami, Florida,

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