Category: Events

We're bringing our music into your living room with 'A Little Live Music'

Following the unfortunate cancellation of our concert ‘A Little Night Music’ that was due to take place this week at Derby Cathedral, Sinfonia Viva is launching ‘A Little Live Music’ coming to Facebook this Wednesday. 

Featuring members of our orchestra, these will be short personal performances from that will be premiered on Facebook every Wednesday at 8pm.

Derby Live Important event information during COVID-19

In response to the Government’s latest guidance concerning the COVID-19 virus, and in the best interests of our visitors and staff, Derby LIVE regret to announce that our events programme will not be going ahead for at least the next 12 weeks.

We are working with event organisers to postpone as many as possible, and to reschedule new dates as soon as we can. Here is a list of everything affected. We will update this list when new information becomes available.

City centre events:

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As the full impact of the Coronavirus affects us all, we understand that everyone in our sector is facing serious challenges, both immediate and in the coming weeks. We are working hard to ensure that you have support in place, both now, and once this crisis is over, so that we can all survive and then start to rebuild and recover as quickly as possible once we are able to welcome visitors to this wonderful part of the country.

Artcore Newsflash

We here at Artcore wanted to reach out and hope that everyone is keeping safe and healthy in these very trying times. It is times like this when the arts and our community have needed to band together to get through it. While most of you are probably in self-isolation for the next two weeks or so and are in need of some beautiful arts and culture! As you might know, both our Albert Street and Charwood Street buildings are currently shut. We are trying to think of new and exciting ways to move all our activities online in a way that is engaging, reflective and thought-provoking for you.

Covid19 Update from the Anvil Gallery

In response to the latest developments with the Covid 19 crisis and in an effort to prioritise the well-being of ourselves and our visitors we have taken the decision to temporarily close Anvil Gallery to the public from today, Saturday 21 March 2020.

We will continue to correspond with you by email, telephone, Facebook and Instagram.
 All of our works are still available to view on our website and if you have any enquiry regarding a specific piece or artist feel free to contact us via Facebook/email and we will endeavour to respond in a timely fashion.

Buxton International Festival Announcement 2020 Season

It is with great regret that for the first time in forty years we must cancel the Buxton International Festival in July 2020.

This is an enormous disappointment but the health and well-being of our audience, our volunteers, the BIF team and all the artists involved is of primary concern.

Sinfonia Viva Shares The Positive Power of Classical Music Online

Grammy-nominated Sinfonia Viva, the orchestra of the East Midlands, has lined up a weekly programme of online solo performances by some of its top players to put a spring in the step of classical music fans – particularly those who are having to self-isolate.

Starting on Wednesday March 25, a Sinfonia Viva player will each week perform a ten-minute solo from home using Facebook live at 8pm.


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