Composing the future

The first four participants have been announced today in a new Glyndebourne development scheme for female composers, Balancing the Score, devised to help address the under-representation of female composers in classical music.

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Boyle’s Remembrance Day beach homage

Ten’s of thousands took to Britain’s beaches on Rememberance Day to mark the centenary of the signing of the Armistice on Sunday.

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Sculpture opens Westminster doors

The oldest building in the Palace of Westminster is hosting a contemporary sculpture marking the centenary of female franchise.

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Governance flagship launched

The arts are coming together to tackle the long-standing issue of board effectiveness with the creation of the Cultural Governance Alliance (CGA).

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Theatre, Arts Jobs

Ex-ENO chief heads new music theatre company for London

A new West End based musical theatre venture has been launched by John Berry, former artistic director of English National Opera. 

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Dance, Arts Jobs

Cath James steps up at SE Dance

And new chief executive for Art Asia.

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Success in fight to save built heritage

Two-thirds of the buildings on the original Heritage at Risk Register of 1998 have been rescued, says Historic England in its annual update published today.

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20 years of Discerning sponsorship

The unique annual exhibition of small works of art, Discerning Eye, opens for the 27th time on November 15, the 20th to be sponsored by the European bank ING in one of the longest standing arts sponsorships.

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Making the curriculum anti-war

Young people are being invited by artists to put an end to war, as a finale to the commemoration of the end of the First World War.

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Poetry, Arts Jobs

Zephaniah rules himself out as Poet Laureate

The search has begun to find the next Poet Laureate in succession to Dame Carol Ann Duffy, but the popular poet Benjamin Zephaniah, who had been mooted as a possible successor, has ruled himself out in no uncertain terms.

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