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2017 Auditions for LMN North West, North East & West Midlands - May 22 deadline for applications!

Thursday 2nd March 2017

  “Live Music Now has been a real asset to my experiences as a musician, offering me the opportunity to use my skills to communicate with audiences who are typically more difficult to reach - from a residency in a children's cancer ward to… [read more]

 

Live Music Now Celebrates the Menuhin Centenary in North Yorkshire

Saturday 12th November 2016

“Heartfelt congratulations to all for a splendid evening!” Live Music Now North East celebrated the centenary of founder Yehudi Menuhin on Friday 14th October with a sparkling evening of live music. Over 130 guests gathered at the elegant Garden Rooms at Tennants… [read more]

 

Live Music Now Celebrates Founder Yehudi Menhuin with an eclectic evening of music in North Yorkshire

Wednesday 14th September 2016

  Yehudi Menuhin is remembered as the finest violinist of his generation, but what many don’t know is the extraordinary work he did to take music to people in desperate situations. He performed for soldiers returning from World War II, and survivors of the Belsen… [read more]

 

Live Music Now returns to Harrogate International Festival on 7 July with a performance by Aurora Trio

Monday 4th July 2016

  Live Music Now returns to Harrogate International Festival with a performance by Aurora Trio as part of their Young Musicians series. The Aurora Trio was established in 2012 by Emma Halnan (flute), Joe Bronstein (viola) and Heather Wrigton… [read more]

 

Profile: Anna Huntley

Friday 1st July 2016

 

Described by The Guardian as a ‘fast-rising British talent’, award-winning mezzo-soprano Anna Huntley sings on concert, opera and recital stages in the UK and internationally. 

Anna was on Live Music Now with accompanist James Baillieu from 2008 to 2013.… [read more]

 

The Menuhin 100 - birthday concerts around the UK

Thursday 5th May 2016

From the tops of mountains to the depths of coal mines, Live Music Now musicians gave performances across the UK in celebration of Yehudi Menuhin's birthday on the 22nd April in his centenary year. Below are some of our favourite photos and videos… [read more]

 

LMN North East musicians visit hospice network with funding from The Duke of York's Community Iniative

Wednesday 27th April 2016

In June 2015 LMN North East were invited to apply for funding from The Duke of York’s Community Initiative Business End. We developed an application which enabled us to create a series of visits to the hospice network in Yorkshire. We were delighted to be… [read more]

 

Live Music Now North East – Auditions for New Musicians

Monday 23rd November 2015

  "Live Music Now showed me ways of being and possibilities for myself as a musician that continue to have an impact on me on a daily basis. They led me to a new understanding of my role as a musician, my relationship with… [read more]

 

Live Music Now welcomes three new groups to Northern England

Friday 23rd October 2015

Live Music Now is pleased to welcome three new ensembles to the branches in Northern England. 'The groups are very different in style but they all have the vital combination of outstanding musical ability and excellent communication skills that LMN musicians need to engage… [read more]

 

The Dorothy Parkinson Memorial Award – Harrogate Festival

Tuesday 28th July 2015

Chloe Saywell (soprano) and Stephenie Leung (piano) at Harrogate Festival 2015   On the 23rd July 2015, LMN soprano Chloe Saywell and pianist Stephenie Leung performed as part of Harrogate International Festival's Young Musician Series. The concert was held at St Wilfrid’s Church and the… [read more]

 
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