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Andrew Lloyd Webber threatens to sue if theatres can't reopen

Andrew Lloyd Webber may ‘sue’ the government if theatre reopening is delayed

Pianist Anna Tsybuleva; guitarist Miloš; organist Anna Lapwood

‘Musicians are abandoning the industry for a stabler career’ – classical artists share truths about arts reopening

‘10,000 singing football fans, but only 6 in a choir?’ – amateur choirs react to COVID rules

‘10,000 singing football fans, but only 6 in a choir?’ – amateur choirs react to COVID rules

Classical music and opera lovers ‘ecstatic’ to be back in concert halls as live music returns

‘Impromptu applause erupted during the first tuning note’ – music returns to concert halls in the UK

Andrew Lloyd Webber says those refusing covid vaccine are “selfish”

Cats composer Andrew Lloyd Webber calls people who refuse covid vaccine ‘selfish’

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St Paul’s Cathedral Choir sings in the historic London landmark

St Paul’s Cathedral ‘rotting’ and could close, as COVID-19 devastates finances

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs beautiful Bach in poignant tribute to lives lost to COVID-19 in India

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs beautiful Bach in poignant tribute to India

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra is being showcased by G7 ministers for innovative pandemic times concerts

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra celebrated by G7 ministers for pioneering pandemic times concerts

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Phantom of the Opera orchestra halved when show returns to West End

West End’s Phantom of the Opera slices orchestra in half, leaving musicians without a job

Edinburgh’s International Festival to go ahead completely outdoors, for first time ever

Edinburgh’s International Festival to go ahead completely outdoors, for first time ever

Wigmore Hall to reopen to audiences with special 120th anniversary festival

Wigmore Hall to reopen to audiences with special 120th anniversary festival

Join in with violinist Nicola Benedetti’s virtual New Year Sessions

Benedetti Sessions: How to join in with violinist Nicola Benedetti’s online mass tutorials

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Gareth Malone on virtual choirs, and the power of the arts in COVID-19 recovery

‘Singing will be a vital, national therapy for this miserable year’: Gareth Malone’s new virtual choir piece

Film music celebrates a record year in the Classic FM Hall of Fame, after a year of lockdown

Movie music shoots ahead in world’s biggest classical music poll after year of lockdown