Take a musical journey to Switzerland on 2nd July without leaving the City!

  • June 27, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

CMF Artists Mari Poll and Mikhail Nemtsov invite you to join them on a musical voyage departing from the Mercers’ Hall on Wednesday 2nd July at 7.30pm! They will be performing works by Brahms which originated at his house on breath-taking Lake Thun in the Swiss Bernese Oberland. Mari will be joined by pianist Jennifer […]

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Ten Minutes with Tir Eolas

  • June 6, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

We speak with Tir Eolas about the BBC Proms, busking, the bands’ plans and beer…   How did the group form, you were all at the Royal College of Music, did you study together? Myself and Laura (Snowden – guitar and vocals) began making music together early on during our first year at the Royal […]

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Rave reviews for Bridie’s New Skin

  • May 30, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

This weekend’s Mail on Sunday called them ‘subtle crowd-pleasers’ with ‘Ancient-sounding laments’ and ‘austere beauty’, but Bridie Jackson and the Arbour’s praise doesn’t end there. They’re received phenomenal reviews from leading folk magazine For Folk’s Sake: http://www.forfolkssake.com/reviews/27784/album-bridie-jackson-and-the-arbour-new-skin as well as Folk Radio:  http://www.folkradio.co.uk/2014/05/bridie-jackson-and-the-arbour-new-skin/, Fresh on the Net

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Bridie Jackson and the Arbour at Great Escape Festival

  • May 7, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

This weekend, Bridie Jackson and the Arbour, will perform two sets at the Great Escape in Brighton. They are: KOMEDIA 10th May 2014 12:30pm – 1:00pm FESTIVAL HUB STAGE (SPIEGELPUB) 10th May 2014 8:30pm – 9:00pm See you there, yes? These come immediately after fantastic performances at Liverpool Sound City last week and a release of their […]

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7 days to go!

  • April 29, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

There are now just 7 days to go until our deadline for musicians to submit their applications! The Award Programme includes: – performances at Milton Court and other prestigious venues, events and festivals – publicity and PR support as well as media and communication training – mentoring support from industry professionals and experienced artists – […]

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The Recorder of London

  • April 28, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

On the 10th July, Miriam Nerval will make her City of London Festival debut. The concert, organised and managed by the City Music Foundation, features Miriam and HH Judge Brian Barker QC. The Recorder of London begins in St Sepulchre-without-Newgate with a programme of music spanning early baroque to the 20th century to complement anecdotes […]

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Welcome to our new website!

  • April 22, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

  Our new and updated website is now launched!  Please feel free to have a browse around our new Artists section – including new audio and visual material, as well as our announced judges for 2014! As well as this, the City Music Foundation is delighted to welcome two new members of staff to its team, […]

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Claire Iselin in the US

  • April 22, 2014

  • Tabitha

  • News

Next month sees harpist Claire Iselin embark on a tour of the USA. Organising the tour is the IBLA Music Competition, Sicily, of which Claire won the Outstanding Musician award along with a Marson Special Prize and the Grace M. Susino Awards in 2013. The tour includes visits to Virginia, Arkansas and NYC including her Carnegie […]

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Simon Russell Beale returns to his City of London roots to play George Frideric Handel in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal 2013

  • September 6, 2013

  • Tabitha

  • News

Simon Russell Beale, described by the Independent as ‘the greatest stage actor of our time’, joined an orchestra of baroque instruments, the Elysian Singers, and soloists Sophie Bevan, Christopher Lowrey and Neal Davies in a one off performance of ‘Divine Music for Trumpets and Voices – the life of George Frideric Handel’ last night at […]

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City Music Foundation Inaugural Awards Announced

  • August 28, 2013

  • Tabitha

  • News

6 soloists and 2 groups have been selected by the City Music Foundation, a new charity established to support musicians at the start of their professional careers. The City Music Foundation is delighted to announce its inaugural awards. The City Music Foundation brings together several City of London-based institutions, including the Barbican Arts Centre, the […]

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Sir Nicholas Kenyon Reviews ‘500 Years of Organ Music for Royal Occasions’ for the Observer

  • July 15, 2013

  • Tabitha

  • News

City Music Foundation is delighted that Sir Nicholas Kenyon, Managing Director of the Barbican, has reviewed the new CD ‘500 Years of Organ Music for Royal Occasions’ in the Observer’s weekend supplement. The CD features a ‘sparkling recital by the organist of St Lawrence Jewry….. Catherine Ennis travels all the way from Byrd and Gibbons […]

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The Lord Mayor’s City Busk

  • July 1, 2013

  • Tabitha

  • News

“We need your help to bring the City to life with music” From the 8th to the 12th July the Lord Mayor’s Appeal 2013 is hosting an organised busk across the Square Mile to raise money for its beneficiary charities. We’re looking for talented young musicians to perform at selected venues, including Paternoster Square, Festival Gardens and […]

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Lord Mayor’s Appeal 2013

  • July 30, 2012

  • Tabitha

  • News

City Music Foundation is proud to be the main beneficiary of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal 2013! Visit www.thelordmayorsappeal.org for more information

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Bridie Jackson and the Arbour appear on 6 Music

This Saturday 21st June at 21:00, Bridie Jackson and the Arbour will appear on Tom Robinson’s 6Music show as a featured artist. This will be

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