Live Music Now partners with Theatre of Sound on Judith’s Castle

New opera company Theatre of Sound, together with Live Music Now and the London Sinfonietta, will present two special events in London alongside their exciting new production of Béla Bartok’s opera Bluebeard’s Castle this November. Usually presented as a Gothic horror story centred around an abusive relationship, Theatre of Sound’s new, fully staged presentation of […]

Unlocking Welsh Heritage with Live Music Now

When the pandemic hit in March 2020 one of the biggest impacts on society was an overwhelming sense of disconnection from community and culture, leaving an already isolated society feeling more alone than ever. In some parts of the country local lockdowns followed national lockdowns and wellbeing plummeted alongside the enforced isolation. Since Winter 2020, […]

We’re Hiring! Interim Director, South East Branch

Deadline for applications: Noon, Monday 5 July 2021 Live Music Now is looking to recruit an interim Director for the South East branch (fixed term contract to 31 March 2022). The branch is responsible for organising activities in Greater London and the South East, Home Counties and Eastern England, currently amounting to around 600 performances and […]

#ReturnToLive gyda Live Music Now

Yn y De Ddwyrain, bydd yr unawdydd a’r gitarydd Zoe Wren yn arwain y gerddoriaeth ar gyfer pobl sy’n byw ac yn gweithio mewn cartref gofal yn Haringey (llun a dynnwyd cyn Covid) For English, click here. Bwrlwm drwm os gwelwch yn dda! Yn ystod wythnos 14 Mehefin, bydd Live Music Now yn dychwelyd yn […]

Live Music Now to participate in Make Music Day 2021 – 21 June 2021

Live Music Now will be participating in Make Music Day 2021, a celebration of music across more than 120 countries on June 21 of every year. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, Make Music Day now involves performers in over 1,000 cities worldwide. Live Music Now will take part in […]

Pandemics, Performers and Promise

So much of our socialising and employment has moved online during the past year. For many, it’s been Zoom calls and pre-recorded culture on YouTube and Facebook. However, for those who work in live performance, opportunities have been few and far between. From our contact with musicians, we’ve learned their difficulties in pursuing their work […]