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For musicians, Europe is in our DNA, so how will Brexit affect the UK's musical life?
Aside from the practical implications for musicians, Brexit represents a symbolic separation from a continent that has enriched musical life in the UK for centuries, says violist Paul Silverthorne
Association of British Orchestras warns of 'challenges ahead' following Brexit
The organisation has highlighted potential 'uncertainty, bureaucracy and expense'
BBC launches The Great British Amateur Orchestra
Amateur orchestras throughout the UK are invited to compete for the title, screened on BBC Two and BBC Four
UK Treasury announces consultation on orchestral tax relief
Orchestras in the UK are to receive tax relief to match that currently enjoyed by Britain’s theatres, according to a statement released by the UK Treasury on 23 January. Originally announced by Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne on 3 December as part of his 2014 Autumn Statement, ...
Music examiners should be fair and encouraging
As an examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music, Ita Herbert has spent years coaxing the best out of her candidates in the UK and overseas