Music has that wonderful ability to transcend political oppression, and indeed, in the case of the Boyan Ensemble, to crank up the emotions, particularly in the second half of this highly-enjoyable concert, when the singers featured folk music from their native Ukraine.
Music and event management experts at Buckinghamshire New University will gauge the ‘health of live music’ in British cities by carrying out the first of a series of live music censuses with UK Music in Bristol on 22 October, 2015.
The live performances of jazz legend Duke Ellington, and how they differed from his recorded work, are to be explored in a new research project by a Plymouth University academic.
A ‘surprising’ piece of music for orchestra, percussion and electronics will be premiered at a concert in Plymouth University’s performing arts building, The House.
The first thoughts of an ideal venue for the Wild Life music festival might not stray to Brighton’s City Airport, but that’s where the inaugural Wild Life has put down its roots for 2015.
A biocomputer that can play the piano and an audio-visual representation of Motor Neurone Disease will be among the highlights of the 10th annual Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival.
The Centenary of the Great War is commemorated by Hartlepool’s industrial folk collective The Jar Family with a touching and poignant tune, 1914.