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CM_1118_cvr_lresNovember 2018

Orchestras focus: guest editor Richard Wigley, managing director of the Ulster Orchestra, introduces the 2019 ABO conference; examining the challenges posed by Brexit to UK orchestras; cultural resurgence in Northern Ireland; how to release untapped potential in orchestras; healing divisions with Ulster Orchestra’s Crescendo project; EOLab II helps members of the Romany community to escape poverty and prejudice through singing; and the importance of philanthropic support.

Plus, Thomas Søndergård begins his first season as music director of the RSNO; the Ferio Saxophone Quartet take on masterpieces of the Baroque era; Spitalfields Festival explores music from William Byrd to Joy Division; the Szymanowski Competition brings recognition to Katowice in Poland; high drama at the Enescu Competition in Bucharest; NYOGB celebrates its 70th anniversary; conductor James Rose introduces BSO’s professional ensemble of disabled musicians; and Dutch recorder sensation Lucie Horsch.

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