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AFTERSHOCK: 2021 ABO Conference
The annual Association of British Orchestras Conference, the UK’s leading classical music forum, will take place online from Wednesday 10 March – Friday 12 March 2021. With Classic FM, the UK’s most popular classical music station, as Principal Media Partner, Classical Music as Online Media Partner, Help Musicians as Charity Partner and the British Council as International Partner, the conference will bring together speakers, panellists and delegates from across the UK and abroad to examine the critical issues facing the classical music sector and to discuss the support and innovation needed to forge an ambitious and sustainable future for the industry. Find out more and book here.
Free Trade Agreement – Key Issues
The ABO has published a briefing outlining the key issues affecting the UK’s orchestral sector following publication of the EU-UK Trade Cooperation Agreement.
ABO recruits for new Board Members
Are you passionate about orchestral music? Keen to use your professional skills to make a difference? Could you help orchestras to reach a wider and more diverse audience? Would you like to work with others to evolve an art form and the way it connects with society? The Association of British Orchestras (ABO), the representative body for the UK’s orchestral sector, is recruiting new Co-opted Board members. It is actively looking to welcome a diverse range of talents, fresh thinking and lived experience that is representative of the UK communities orchestras connect with to join its dynamic Board. Co-opted board members are appointed by the Board to bring skills and expertise from outside the ABO’s core membership.