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ABO Statement on Birmingham City Council Cuts
The Association of British Orchestras (ABO) has expressed deep concern at the recently announced Birmingham City Council cuts and the impact this will have on the cultural offer and associated, proven benefits of a thriving arts and music sector in Birmingham.
Louise Mitchell CBE, Chief Executive of the Bristol Beacon, Honoured at the Association of British Orchestras Awards 2024
Announced at a live event at the Bristol Beacon on the evening of Wednesday 24 January, the award ceremony also revealed the winners of the refreshed 2024 ABO Classical Music Awards, which celebrated the work of Scottish Ensemble, the Recruiting Classical consortium, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s Music & Health team and Manchester Camerata’s Principal Flute and Resident Music Therapist, Amina Hussain.
ABO Opens 2023/24 Round of ‘Sirens’ Grants to Promote Music of Historical Women
Today (14 December 2023), the ABO has opened the 2023/24 round of Sirens grants, awarded to orchestras performing music by historic women composers from around the world.