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CMF 2021 Advent News 🎄

Despite the strictures imposed by the continuing pandemic at the start of 2021, both the CMF Team and Artists have been incredibly busy! We are so

Vacancy: Part-time General Assistant

City Music Foundation, a charity offering career development and management to emerging professional musicians (mostly classical, some jazz), is seeking a part time General Assistant

CMF Awarded Culture Recovery Fund Grant

City Music Foundation is pleased to announce their successful application to the Government’s latest Culture Recovery Fund. This crucial grant will support CMF’s day-to-day costs

2021 Applications now open!

We’re delighted to announce that applications to become a 2021 CMF Artist are now open. Now, calling for our 9th consecutive intake, we welcome applications

CMF Advent News 🎄

It’s certainly not news that 2020 has been an unusual year, however here at CMF we wanted to share, or even re-share, some of the

Messiaen – Quartet for the end of time

By Alexander Soares – Pianist at St Paul’s Cathedral 23rd October 2020 This peculiarity mirrors the astonishing gestation of the work: Messiaen was summoned for

A New Partnership

Picture: Emile Holba City Music Foundation announces a New Partnership with Barts Heritage Barts Heritage is an organisation formed in 2019 for the preservation, restoration

Samson Tsoy at Wigmore Hall

The City Music Foundation piano Samson Tsoy is coming back to Wigmore Hall on Monday 2nd December at 1.00pm to perform Bartok’s Sonata for two pianos

Bartosz Glowacki Debut Album Release

Bartosz released his album 22 November following an extremely successful launch at The Old Church Stoke Newington. The evening included artists who performed on Genesis

New 2019 CMF Artists

PRESS RELEASE October 2019 City Music Foundation announces 2019 CMF Artists City Music Foundation (CMF) is pleased to announce the seven artists joining the CMF

Sound Unbound: full schedule

This weekend City Music Foundation is partnering with Barbican and Culture Mile for Sound Unbound, a free music festival taking place in the City of London. This

We’re hiring: Artist Manager

We’re recruiting for a new Artist Manager to join our team based in Smithfield, EC1. The role is wide-ranging, with involvement in every stage of

2019 Applications now open!

We’re delighted to announce that applications to become a 2019 CMF Artist are now open.  CMF welcomes applications from classical, jazz, folk, and world musicians

CMF Artists to perform at Wigmore Hall

Lotte Betts-Dean (mezzo-soprano) and Andrey Lebedev (guitar) are to perform at Wigmore Hall on Saturday 9th February in a showcase presented by the Musicians’ Company.

Nominate CMF for £1k charity award!

Each weekday from 6th to 21st December, insurance firm Ecclesiastical will be giving £1,000 to 10 charities. That’s £120,000 to 120 charities in 12 days!

A4 Brass Quartet win RPS Henderson Prize

A4 Brass Quaret have been awarded the RPS Henderson Prize, one of four awards offered by the Royal Philharmonic Society as part of their burgeoning young musicians

A4 Brass Quartet appear on In Tune

To mark the announcement of their selection as 2018 CMF Artists, A4 Brass Quartet appeared on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune on Tuesday 25th September. They

2018 CMF Artists announced

We’re delighted to announce the six artists joining the CMF Artist Programme as ‘2018 CMF Artists’: A4 Brass Quartet Helen Charlston (mezzo-soprano) Toby Hughes (double

Farewell to Jairo

How time flies! Abner Jairo Ortiz García, our second Mexican International Scholar, has now to come to the end of his time in London with

Jairo at halfway!

Three weeks ago, cellist Abner Jairo Ortiz García, our second CMF Mexican International Scholar (sponsored by Anglo Arts), arrived in London for his six-week CMF experience. Now

Abner Jairo Ortiz Garcia

Second International Scholar arrives in London

On 24th June, cellist Abner Jairo Ortiz García, our second Mexican International Scholar, arrived in London for his CMF experience. CMF recognises the importance of international experience

Meet Michael Foyle

Ahead of his performance with the English Chamber Orchestra next week, we caught up with violinist and CMF Alumnus Michael Foyle to talk about Prokofiev,