For people living with dementia, and their carers, the past two years have been particularly difficult. Isolation from family and friends, the absence of usual routines, and the health implications of Covid-19 have often led to heightened anxiety and confusion. Live Music Now’s regular work with memory cafes* across Devon was paused in March 2020, […]
The impact of COVID-19 and the rapidly changing landscape in the UK calls for a new approach at Live Music Now. Combined with the development in strategy and outlook by major sector partners, and the Arts Councils of England, Northern Ireland and Wales, a dynamic and responsive new Strategic Intent is necessary: one that enables […]
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 […]
Live Music Now is working in collaboration with the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA) to celebrate the National Day of Arts in Care Homes (AICH) with a broadcast of music from around the UK for an afternoon of Western classical, folk and traditional music. This year, the national celebration takes place on Friday 24 September. […]
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 […]
The next three years will see a challenging period of recovery for everyone but especially for those who are not easily able to connect with others.
Live Music Now provides music sessions for thousands of older people every year. Join us on our Facebook page every Wednesday at 2pm for online concerts performed live
Mae Live Music Now Cymru’n chwilio am bobl hyn sy’n byw yng Nghaerdydd a’r Fro i gymryd rhan mewn prosiect creu cerddoriaeth newydd wedi’i ariannu
The first time that I felt the immediate impact of the pandemic within my own work was on 2 March 2020. I was singing in an opera at the Guildhall School of Music
In response to the pandemic, the Northern Irish branch of Live Music Now has produced over 30 films from its musicians, which have been made available online:
Live Music Now Wales is looking for older people living in Cardiff and the Vale to take part in a new, funded music-making project, Mewn Tiwn!
A professional cricket player and BBC Sports commentator, Mr Peter Walker was well known for his contributions to the sporting world, but he had a secret talent.