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May/June 2020

How is the music industry responding to Covid-19? In our new issue, we uncover the experiences of performers, artist managers and organisations across the classical sector; how venues are coping with widespread cancellations and closures; crisis funds available to freelance musicians; and a look at European initiatives to alleviate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Plus, Boris Giltburg takes on the Beethoven piano sonatas, finding ways to evoke live performance despite coronavirus; the new London cafe opening its doors to musicians; Artist Manager of the Year, Helen Sykes; Ryan Bancroft prepares to take the reins as the BBC NOW’s new chief conductor; sound artist and pianist Belle Chen; Garsington Opera‚Äôs learning and participation projects; composer and turntablist Shiva Feshareki; and how Cleveland Orchestra found a home on the airwaves.

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