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ALISTAIR HUDSON has been appointed as Director of the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art. He is currently Deputy Director at Grizedale...
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After eight years as Chief Executive of The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, STEPHEN CARPENTER will step down at the end of the year...
After one year in post, Director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation MARTIN BROOKES is stepping down, “by mutual consent”. 
SANJIVAN KOHLI, Executive Producer at Shobana Jeyasingh Dance, is leaving the organisation after five years in post to join the Royal...
The new Director for Arab culture festival Shubbak is DANIEL GORMAN. Gorman, who co-founded Reel Festivals and has worked as the Director...

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A huge vocal work is premiered this weekend in Birmingham, followed by performances in Berlin and London. Stephen Newbould describes how it has come together.

Good reads

  • Online streaming services have been hailed as the saviour of the music industry. But the truth is artists are making a pittance from it – and it’s hitting jazz and classical musicians especially hard, says Scott Timberg.

  • Beyond London, UK cities do not get their fair share of arts funding and the policies and practices of the media are exacerbating this division, argues David Anderson, Director of National Museums Wales.

  • Carol Reid looks over the findings from Youth Music’s annual stakeholder survey, which reveal how public sector spending cuts are having widespread and primarily damaging effects.