LIVE CLASSICAL MUSIC TURNS TO CROWDFUNDING

through the noise has developed the first crowdfunding platform specifically for live classical events. The platform will be trialled with a new grass-roots classical performance series: noisenights. The first noisenights this summer feature members of Chineke! orchestra, BBC Young Musician winner Laura van der Heijden, and violinist Max Baillie.

HAY FESTIVAL UNVEILS 2021 PROGRAMME

Hay Festival has today revealed its free digital programme for its 34th spring edition, bringing writers and readers together for an inspiring array of conversations, debates, workshops and performances online, Wednesday 26 May to Sunday 6 June.