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Andre Rieu to broadcast concert to UK cinemas

Andre Rieu to broadcast concert to UK cinemas

GregJohnson July 1, 2010 0

News has emerged that Andre Rieus’s latest concert, which takes place on 20th July, will be broadcast via satellite to cinemas in 27 separate countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark,

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Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Finnish composer awarded highest Danish classical musical honour

Chris July 1, 2010 0

Kaija Saariaho, a Finnish composer, has been awarded the celebrated Danish Leonie Sonning Music Prize. Kaija Saariaho has become only the second female composer to be presented with the Leonie Sonning Music Prize. The

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Paul Lewis: Music Is More Important Than Performer

Paul Lewis: Music Is More Important Than Performer

GregJohnson June 13, 2010 0

In a refreshingly candid statement, renowned pianist Paul Lewis has revealed that he is not interested in the 'celebrity culture' that exists in the world of music performance and that the music itself

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Electric violinist loves ‘Rock Music’

Electric violinist loves ‘Rock Music’

Musicroom May 28, 2010 0

Linzi Stoppard is working hard to dispel the myth that classical music and rock songs cannot go hand in hand

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Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir

Chester Novello May 25, 2010 0

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir performance of Lux Aurumque (Light & Gold) is causing a colossal on-line rush in interest. Literally hundreds of thousands of people have viewed it – with figures rising on a

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A R Rahman awarded honorary fellowship of Trinity College London

A R Rahman awarded honorary fellowship of Trinity College London

Musicroom March 22, 2010 0

Academy award winning music composer A R Rahman has been awarded Honorary Fellowship of Trinity College London. Nominated by Trinity College London under license of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Contemporary Dance, Rahman’s

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Piano virtuoso Earl Wild dies aged 94

Piano virtuoso Earl Wild dies aged 94

GregJohnson January 28, 2010 0

World-renowned master of the piano Earl Wild has died aged 94 of congestive heart disease. Wild was best known for his transcriptions of jazz and classical works such as the collected Piano Music of Franz

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