2018 in British musicwikipedia

This is a summary of the year 2018 in British music.
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List of UK top 10 albums in 2018

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This list shows albums that peaked in the Top 10 of the UK Albums Chart during 2018, as well as albums which peaked in 2017 but were in the top 10 in 2018.

List of UK top-ten singles in 2018

This list shows singles that peaked in the Top 10 of the UK Singles Chart during 2018, as well as singles which peaked in 2017 but were in the top 10 in 2018.

Music of the United Kingdom

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This is a summary of the year 2018 in British music.

January 2

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2 January – The Paxton Festival announces that Helen Jamieson is to stand down as its artistic director in September 2018.

January 8

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8 January – Arts Council England announces the appointment of Claire Mera-Nelson as Director of Music and as director in its London office.

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8 January – Arts Council England announces the appointment of Claire Mera-Nelson as Director of Music and as director in its London office.

January 10

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10 January – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra announces the resignation of Charles Dutoit as its principal conductor and artistic adviser, with immediate effect, following allegations against Dutoit of inappropriate sexual behaviour. Dutoit had previously been scheduled to vacate the posts in 2019.

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10 January – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra announces the resignation of Charles Dutoit as its principal conductor and artistic adviser, with immediate effect, following allegations against Dutoit of inappropriate sexual behaviour. Dutoit had previously been scheduled to vacate the posts in 2019.

Charles Dutoit

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10 January – The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra announces the resignation of Charles Dutoit as its principal conductor and artistic adviser, with immediate effect, following allegations against Dutoit of inappropriate sexual behaviour. Dutoit had previously been scheduled to vacate the posts in 2019.

January 11

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11 January – Sinfonia Viva announces the appointment of Frank Zielhorst as its new principal conductor, with immediate effect.

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11 January – Sinfonia Viva announces the appointment of Frank Zielhorst as its new principal conductor, with immediate effect.

January 15

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15 January – The Cumnock Tryst announces the appointment of Jean Nicholson as its new festival director.

January 18

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18 January – The Southbank Centre announces that Jude Kelly is to stand down as its artistic director, effective May 2018.

January 25

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25 January – Creative Scotland announces the newest round of Regular Funding recipients for its next three-year programme, which includes the losses of £300,000 for the Dunedin Consort and of £550,000 for the Hebrides Ensemble.

Creative Scotland

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25 January – Creative Scotland announces the newest round of Regular Funding recipients for its next three-year programme, which includes the losses of £300,000 for the Dunedin Consort and of £550,000 for the Hebrides Ensemble.

Dunedin Consort

25 January – Creative Scotland announces the newest round of Regular Funding recipients for its next three-year programme, which includes the losses of £300,000 for the Dunedin Consort and of £550,000 for the Hebrides Ensemble.