As we close on what has certainly been a momentous year for all of us, we’ve put together a list of some (mostly festive) musical happenings that we hope will make the end of your year memorable, for all the right reasons!
- Hear the Sacconi Quartet’s performances of Haydn, Hoddinott and Shostakovich for Aberystwyth MusicFest here. The stream is available to watch online until 08/01/2021.
- Listen back to Thomas Gould and Tai Murray talking about the 100th anniversary of the premier performance of Vaughan Williams’ The Lark Ascending on BBC Radio 3’s Music Matters here. Available to listen online for 30 days from 12/12/2020.
- Listen back to Stile Antico’s performance of their ‘A Renaissance Christmas’ programme from York NCEM here. The first broadcast was on 13/12/2020 and is available to watch online until 06/01/2021.
- Fenella Humphreys has been releasing a musical festive advent calendar over the month of December. More information can be found here on her Twitter.
- Watch back Noriko Ogawa’s performance in Soundabout’s virtual Christmas concert here.
- Septura’s livestream of Tchaikovsky’s iconic ballet The Nutcracker is available to watch online for 10 days from 17/12/2020 through Nottingham Lakeside Arts own channel here.
- Stile Antico are broadcasting live from Wigmore Hall on 21/12/2020 at 1pm, performing Christmas music from the Spanish Golden Age. You can watch the performance online here.
- Melvyn Tan and Michael Collins’ performances from the 2020 Bath Mozart Minifest are being broadcast at 1pm on BBC Radio 3 on week commencing 28/12/2020. The full list of performances will be available to view here.
- Enjoy The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge’s new Christmas album ‘A Ceremony of Carols’ on all streaming platforms here.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Ikon Arts-Edition Peters!