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LMN Musicians Perform at Summer Festivals across the UK

Wednesday 5th July 2017

From St Magnus to Swansea, LMN musicians are performing in summer music festivals across the UK in a combination of public performances and free interactive concerts in community settings.   In England, LMN musicians kicked off the festival season in June, and continue through… [read more]


Limavady residents take centre stage

Thursday 22nd June 2017

  Local residents will take centre stage at 11am on Friday 30 June at the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre at a special concert featuring local songs and stories. The event marks the finale of a six month project delivered by Live… [read more]


The Sky Begins to Change - new collaborative LMN commission premieres at festivals this summer

Wednesday 21st June 2017


The Sky Begins To Change is a brand new 20-minute piece composed by Kerry Andrew on the theme of “how we talk”. The Arts Council England-funded commission draws on material gathered during musical outreach sessions led by Live Music Now musicians with… [read more]


Harpathon helps bring music to life for isolated groups in Wales

Tuesday 20th June 2017

    A group of 11 talented harpists have helped raise over £750 for the work of a Welsh music charity through an incredible ten hour Harpathon in the capital. Led by Anne Denholm, Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales, and… [read more]


Six new ensembles join LMN Wales in 2017

Tuesday 20th June 2017


More communities in Wales will experience the transformative power of live music thanks to the new cohort of young professional musicians who have successfully secured a place on the coveted Live Music Now scheme. The charity trains exceptional early career… [read more]


The Pureland Foundation and Live Music Now

Sunday 4th June 2017

We are delighted to announce an exciting new partnership between Live Music Now and the Pureland Foundation. ‘Pure Land’ in Buddhism refers to the realm of higher consciousness, peace and harmony.  Although not based in any religion, the Foundation seeks to raise awareness, inspire… [read more]


LMN response to Manchester Arena attack

Wednesday 24th May 2017

The tragic events at the Manchester Arena on 22 May shocked us all. Live Music Now stands with the people of Manchester. We will continue to provide regular interactive music concerts at community venues, schools, care homes and hospitals around this great city.  … [read more]


Emerging composer explores memory and nostalgia after being awarded the 2016/17 Kimie Composition Prize

Thursday 18th May 2017

A young composer has been awarded £1000 from Live Music Now Scotland to write music that will be performed in care homes for the elderly. The funding support was given as part of the charity’s ongoing desire to commission brand new classical music, and… [read more]


LMN Wales celebrates Live Music Now's 40th Anniversary with a 10 hour Harpathon!

Tuesday 16th May 2017

Royal Harpist Anne Denholm. Photo Credit: Tom Porteous Music lovers in the Capital are in for a real treat on Saturday 20th May, when the Welsh national instrument is celebrated with 10 hours of free music by some of the best harpists… [read more]


The Libor Concerts

Monday 15th May 2017

We are delighted to announce this ambitious new UK-wide project, funded by the Chancellor using LIBOR funds. Live Music Now will provide 700 interactive concerts for veterans of the armed forces and their dependents, all around the UK.   During World War II, violinist… [read more]

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