From bashing the piano as a youngster, to being nervous at the responsibility on capturing the wide-ranging emotional contrasts in performances, pianist Florian Mitrea is passionate and open as we catch up with him ahead of his visit to the Dartington International Summer School and Festival
Four weeks of over 100 concerts for its 70th anniversary, Dartington International Summer School & Festival is a celebration of all forms of music, created by artistic director Joanna MacGregor
Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman are releasing their 5th album of far-reaching inspiration – to be followed by a far reaching tour. Check out what the new album Personae has in store, and see where they’ll be playing
The unseen battle between bacteria and antibiotics will be played out through a new composition during the 12th annual Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival, being held at the University of Plymouth in March 2018.
Touching on a dizzying array of issues, Decoding Life is the theme of the 2018 Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival
To mark the 60th anniversary of John Lennon and Paul McCartney’s first meeting, Dr Alexis Kirke – from the University of Plymouth’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research has used a computer algorithm to chart the emotional development of their friendship through their lyrics.
The 12th edition of the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival – taking place at Plymouth University from 24-26 February 2017 – will explore the reinvention of the human voice.
The world premiere of a duet between a mezzo soprano and a $15million quantum supercomputer – created by a Plymouth University composer – will take place at the 2016 Port Eliot Festival
New research reveals the vast economic, cultural and social impact of live music in Bristol, to the tune of £123m
Bulgarian cellist Michael Petrov joined Plymouth Symphony Orchestra at the Guildhall for one performance, he proved himself a a worthy soloist
Music representing the energy of dark matter and performances using brain-computer interfaces and biocomputers will be among the highlights of Frontiers, the 11th edition of the Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival.
Boyan Ensemble of Kiev have a spine tingling opening to their concerts. The brought their music to Tavistock Church. Philip Buttall reviews
A survey to assess the ‘health of live music’ in the UK will start in Bristol as students and lecturers of Buckinghamshire New University go to gigs
Dr Katherine Williams of Plymouth University is exploring the music of Duke Ellington with first ever Jazz Research Fellowship by the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation and the Jazz Education Network