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Trumpeter Alison Balsom takes part in landmark Covid-19 study for musicians

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Estelle Jackson takes nine exams on nine instruments in one day

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Robert Rinder to present a new Sunday series on Classic FM

Robert Rinder joins Classic FM to present a new six-part special series

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Masterclass shut down by Juilliard school after top violinist uses ‘offensive cultural stereotypes’

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A Harvey Weinstein opera is officially in the works

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Andrew Lloyd Webber launches legal action to force government to publish Covid pilot events results

Andrew Lloyd Webber launches legal action to force government to publish Covid pilot events results

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This trumpeter’s ‘Star Wars’ rendition in a deserted stairwell will give you goosebumps

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Top university music department faces cuts amid ‘academic realignment’

Leading university music department faces 25 percent cut amid pressure to be more ‘integrated’

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Opera singer traumatised by ‘racial discrimination’ as Paris airport police strip-searched her

Opera star accuses police of racial discrimination after ‘traumatising’ strip-search at Paris airport

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