The Annual BPI Classical Committee/PPL quiz raises upwards of £6,500 in aid of Nordoff & Robbins and LPMAM's Ukrainian Bursary Student Scheme27 November 2023 - Press release
The popular music industry quiz returned for its ninth year, this year hosted by Sony Music UK
The Annual BPI Classical Committee / PPL Quiz in aid of Nordoff and Robbins and the London Performing Academy of Music (LPMAM) Ukrainian Bursary Student Scheme was successful held on Thursday 23rd November, this year hosted by Sony Music UK.
The ninth running of the ever-popular quiz raised nearly £6,500 for the two charities and was won by the BBC Music Magazine team for a second year (see photo). Chaired by classical music industry expert Mark Wilkinson, more than 20 teams participated in the event, answering questions ranging from Mozart to Little Mix.
Nordoff & Robbins work with people of all ages and with a range of conditions. To see how their work changes lives for the better, see video here. The London Performing Academy of Music (LPMAM), founded by BPI Council member Dr. Stefania Passamonte, provide bursaries for Ukrainian students, who require around £9,000 p.a. to continue their studies at LPMAM. To see the wonderful work being done, see video here.
Quiz co-founder & organiser, Ben Hogwood, Group Manager PPI & Neighbouring Rights Naxos Music, said:
"It was a wonderful evening celebrating the community spirit we have within the BPI classical committee - but most importantly raising money for two incredibly worthwhile causes. Our thanks go to Sony Music UK, who were very generous hosts, and our congratulations to the BBC Music Magazine team for their top quizzing on a very competitive night!"