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2015/02/26 13:21
2015/02/26 13:21
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Liverpoool’s Mark Simpson has been made the BBC Philharmonic’s new Composer in Association. The former King David’s schoolboy, who at 17 won both the BBC Young Musician and Young Composer of the Year...
2015/02/26 13:21
2015/02/26 13:21
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2015/02/26 07:31
2015/02/26 07:31
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Stars announced for Holkham summer concertsJools Holland and his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra will return to Holkham this summer for an open-air concert Holkham Hall has announced a return to Norfolk...
2015/02/26 06:49
2015/02/26 06:49
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John Wilson: ‘One day the conductor didn’t show up, so I just did it’ The principal conductor of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra fell in love with music in his high chair. He taught himself piano at a young...
2015/02/25 16:03
2015/02/25 16:03
5d
The job of diplomats is to promote the national interests of the country they represent. Through our new Diplomatic Academy in London we are polishing our skills and knowledge to deal with both old...
2015/02/24 19:09
2015/02/24 19:09
6d
At the North of England Education Conference in 1987, he told Kenneth Baker, the education secretary, to “stop slicing everything creative out of the curriculum”. He delivered - often in The Daily...
2015/02/24 19:09
2015/02/24 19:09
6d
A recital at the Wigmore Hall in 1957 featuring music by Handel and Donizetti led a critic to note that “the assurance with which [she] projected her resonant contralto tone … was irresistible”. She...
2015/02/21 12:55
2015/02/21 12:55
10d
... is great venue for a music event." Errrr no it's not. Poor public transport, no parking and a demographic that suits The Proms rather than Creamfields... "Easy to criticise NSC but not sure...
2015/02/21 09:22
2015/02/21 09:22
10d
The district council’s recent announcement that it seems likely funding will be available for the new public realm in front of the Odeon in the Exchange Street car park, is good news for the town. In...
2015/02/20 13:13
2015/02/20 13:13
11d
John Gilhooly, who is RPS chairman as well as director of the Wigmore Hall, said proposals now in the early stages for a venue to rival the best in the world from New York to Amsterdam, Berlin or...
2015/02/19 18:33
2015/02/19 18:33
11d
Marin Alsop Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Hailed as one of the world’s leading conductors for her artistic vision and commitment to accessibility in classical music, Marin Alsop made history with her...
2015/02/16 19:37
2015/02/16 19:37
14d
But her story is just as fascinating, not least because she began as a very promising concert pianist in the 1960s – after studying at the Royal Academy of Music with Harold Craxton and Liza Fuchsova...
2015/02/16 18:37
2015/02/16 18:37
14d
... well aware that I would have a massive fan base as a result of the show," he says, breezily, "although I don't think I would win. It would boost my profile, certainly, but as what, exactly – just...
2015/02/16 13:13
2015/02/16 13:13
15d
It doesn’t help the prevalent cynicism that so many voices in the public conversation have skin in the game. Many media commentators, including columnists and TV pundits, are registered as limited...
2015/02/15 00:08
2015/02/15 00:08
16d
ANSONIA -- The refrigerator is better known as "The Shrine" in Joan Lawlor's house. But unlike the stained glass windows and the sculptures across town at the Church of the Assumption, the face...
2015/02/09 11:27
2015/02/09 11:27
22d
The Prayer Book of 1549 required the burial party to stop at the church gate for prayers to be said prior to a funeral. In order to protect the priest from inclement weather, a roof was often built...
2015/02/08 23:21
2015/02/08 23:21
22d
The Eddie and Wills show: Redmayne's first star role - with Prince and their very upper-crust Eton chums Eddie Redmayne and Prince William were in the same rugby team at Eton Both were made prefects...
2015/02/02 12:14
2015/02/02 12:14
29d
Tim Tebow's foundation may be hosting proms for special needs children on Valentine's day, but the Christian athlete is making sure he is not getting the glory for the events that will take...
2015/01/29 22:37
2015/01/29 22:37
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Radio 3 has been accused of chasing listeners with phone-ins, requests and over-chatty presenters. In his first major speech since joining Radio 3 this year, Alan Davey, the former Arts Council chief...
2015/01/29 11:37
2015/01/29 11:37
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The over-determined screenplay by Jane Goldman and Vaughn is based on the comic book The Secret Service by Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons. It is full of in-jokes and self-parodic references to...
2015/02/26 13:21
2015/02/26 13:21
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