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Spotlight on Joseph Shiner

This month, we’re getting to know clarinettist Joseph Shiner who will be giving a recital as part of CMF’s Rhyme & Reason Concert Series on

Y-Squared

Y-squared on tour in Australia!

May 2015 sees cellist (and one half of y-squared) Yelian He make his debut with the prestigious Sydney Symphony Orchestra, performing C.P.E. Bach’s Cello Concerto

Kansas Smitty’s Bar opens in May!

Kansas Smitty’s Bar opens May 21st at 63-65 Broadway Market Kansas Smitty’s has become a name synonymous with good music, good drinks and real people.

Cordelia and Miriam in the press

This week has seen two of our 2013 Artists on front pages of some of the biggest names in Classical press.  To celebrate her year-long

Messiaen at King’s College London

‘Messiaen’s world and the Vingt Regards’: study day at King’s College London We are delighted to announce that the next event in Cordelia Williams’ festival

Michael Foyle in Russia

In February, Michael Foyle (one half of the Foyle-Stsura Duo) visited Russia to perform Brahms’ Violin Concerto under conductor Vasily Valitov. He returns in April

Misha Mullov-Abbado Recording Session

Misha Mullov-Abbado recorded his debut album in March at Giant Wafer Studios, with the eminent Julian Joseph producing the tracks and featuring Misha’s full band

UK Mexico CMF Scholarship Programme

UK Mexico CMF Scholarship Programme On 4th March at the Guildhall Banquet as part of the State Visit of to the UK, The Rt Hon Lord Mayor of London

Spotlight on Miriam Nerval

Recorder player Miriam Nerval will perform on the 11th March as part of the CMF Rhyme and Reason concert series, here she talks to us

Spotlight on Tir Eolas

Our interview this month is with eclectic alternative-folk group Tir Eolas ahead of their album launch concert in CMF’s Rhyme & Reason concert series on Wednesday 11th February.

ISM’s Make Music Work

  CMF are proud to be a partner in ISM’s inaugural Make Music Work event. — Make Music Work event – 31 March 2015 Tickets:

Introducing Alastair Penman

Our interview this month is with saxophonist Alastair Penman ahead of his concert in CMF’s Rhyme & Reason concert series on Wednesday 15th January.  

Introducing Cordelia Williams

The next in our monthly interviews with CMF Artists is with pianist Cordelia Williams…   Describe yourself (musically, or otherwise, whichever you’re most comfortable with)

CMF in Classical Music Magazine

  We’re delighted to be featured in this month’s Classical Music Magazine.             Antonia Couling’s article entitled ‘Helping Hands’, speaks

CMF Artists Concert – week of 17th November

Tuesday 18th November Joseph Shiner at Boston Music Centre Misha Mullov-Abbado as part of new project, Patchwork Jazz Orchestra at the Forge  Mikhail Nemtsov – recital in

Introducing Giacomo Smith

The first of our monthly interviews with CMF Artists is with jazz clarinettist Giacomo Smith…   Describe yourself (musically, or otherwise, whichever you’re most comfortable

Messiaen 2015

Pianist Cordelia Williams presents ‘Between Heaven and the Clouds: Messiaen 2015’, a year-long series of performances and events exploring Messiaen’s piano masterpiece Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus. The work

CMF Artists concerts – week of October 20th

Tuesday 21st October: Maksim Stsura performs in Stratford upon Avon Yasmin Rowe performs in Chichester Tir Eolas performs their  Sage Gateshead Mikhail Nemtsov performs  at London’s Hippodrome Casino

CMF announces 2014 Artists

We are delighted to announce our 2014 Artists The City Music Foundation is one of the UK’s newest music charities and provides classical, jazz and

Miriam is a Rising Star

Catch our fantastic recorder player Miriam Nerval in this month’s BBC Music Magazine, where she is named as Rising Star! The edition is on sale

Cordelia Williams makes RPO debut

Cordelia Williams will make her debut with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra this December. Performing in two concerts – London’s Barbican Centre on 29th December and

Ten Minutes with Tir Eolas

We speak with Tir Eolas about the BBC Proms, busking, the bands’ plans and beer…   How did the group form, you were all at

Rave reviews for Bridie’s New Skin

This weekend’s Mail on Sunday called them ‘subtle crowd-pleasers’ with ‘Ancient-sounding laments’ and ‘austere beauty’, but Bridie Jackson and the Arbour’s praise doesn’t end there.

CMF logo roundel

7 days to go!

There are now just 7 days to go until our deadline for musicians to submit their applications! The Award Programme includes: – performances at Milton

The Recorder of London

On the 10th July, Miriam Nerval will make her City of London Festival debut. The concert, organised and managed by the City Music Foundation, features

Welcome to our new website!

  Our new and updated website is now launched!  Please feel free to have a browse around our new Artists section – including new audio and

Claire Iselin in the US

Next month sees harpist Claire Iselin embark on a tour of the USA. Organising the tour is the IBLA Music Competition, Sicily, of which Claire won