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Composer Douglas Knehans explains how his career and artistic sensibilities have been shaped by love, Mahler and his family.
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Professor HELENA GAUNT, currently Vice Principal and Director of Innovation at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, has been...
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CEO of Tate Enterprises Ltd, LAURA WRIGHT, has been appointed as CEO of The Postal Museum from June. Currently a member of Tate’s Directors...
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LOUISA BARTLETT-PESTELL will join artsdepot as Director of Programming in June, leaving the Southbank Centre where she has been programming...
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CHRISTINE BRADWELL has been appointed Chair of contemporary opera company Music Theatre Wales, succeeding GERAINT DAVIES CBE, who has...

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    Composer Douglas Knehans explains how his career and artistic sensibilities have been shaped by love, Mahler and his family.

  • Photo of aircraft in sky

    With dynamic pricing already common practice in other sectors, Isabella Anderson examines what the arts can learn from the airlines.

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    With the Mayflower Theatre recently listed by the Sunday Times as one of the best organisations to work for, Robin Hancox explains the recent workforce initiatives that helped secure the listing.

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    Confused about VAT? Uncertain about exemptions? Some of the tax rules can work to the advantage of arts charities, so don’t miss out, says Mahmood Reza.

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    As circus becomes ever more daring and dangerous, Molly Nicholson reveals the challenges of producing it.

Readers' Comments

We highlighted these same issues in the mid-90s when classical orchestral music and opera were getting a huge proportion of the funding,...
With a music world so varied this spending on opera is wholly indefensible.
Seven or eight years ago, I took a group of BA Hons Creative Events Management students on a trip to Salisbury and we heard a presentation...
Hi Anita. You are quite right, although I was using this as an example of joint purpose and combined working and focusing on the recent...
Can I request a little bit of research & accuracy prior to publication. Rather than being ‘recent combined working’, SCottish Dance...
I do feel this situation is partly the result of arts organisations feeling they need to be all things to all people in order to get...
... in England. It's not quite the same in Wales but the article makes no reference to only relating to England.
Its worth checking out - http://lucasplan.org.uk/ - alternative, socially-useful applications of arms technology and skills that could...
Yeah but when money comes from selling, amongst other things, 'Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems' it's hardly subtle is...
Posted by Andrew De Courtney Wellum on Uproar as arms dealer sponsors Great Exhibition of the North
I wonder if these people ever think where the money comes from for all the grants given to arts companies - not all from making candy...

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