Motown The Musical UK Tour

Motown The Musical UK Tour
Motown tells the story behind the classic hits that provided the soundtrack to a generation. With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and book by Motown founder Berry Gordy, Charles Randolph-Wright’s production features a live orchestra playing 50 …
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Music fans invited to unstoppable Magic of Motown show
MUSIC fans are being invited to the unstoppable Magic of Motown show which is being presented at the Southport theatre this Saturday (January 27) at 7.30pm. Seen by over a million people, this show is a British theatre success story, and has even been …
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Motown the Musical to tour
Motown the Musical is to embark on a major UK and Ireland tour, it was this morning announced. Beginning its tour in Birmingham this autumn, the production will then go to on to Leeds, Edinburgh, Bristol, Dublin, Manchester and Cardiff. Motown will …
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Violinists give Royal Strings founder Benteler a musical tribute

Violinists give Royal Strings founder Benteler a musical tribute
During his more than 40 years as a musician, Franz Benteler made a name for himself not only as a violinist, but also as a strolling violinist. The Royal Strings Orchestra, which he founded, headlined the Consort Room at the Continental Plaza in Chicago …
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York violinists participate in 26th YASS Spring Recital
York Area violinists had an opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a group of music enthusiasts April 25 at the 26th Annual YASS (York Area Suzuki Superbows) Spring Recital, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2100 …
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Violinist’s pre-Olympic ski race results were ‘rigged’
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi. Competing in Sochi for Thailand as Vanessa Vanakorn, using the …
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Cy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World

musicCy and David’s Picks: A Composer at 80, an Uncomfortable Comedy About Race, and a Magical, Musical World
We mentioned Steve Reich a few weeks ago — now it’s Philip Glass’ turn. And you can celebrate his still-dexterous fingers as he joins four other pianists to play all 20 of Glass’ piano études. He’s working with a terrific team, including the …
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New music director named at Presbyterian Church
“My mother, grandmother and aunt sing in the choir. My uncle is a choir director. And my grandmother and cousin are exceptional pianists/organists. “My grandmother definitely was the one who inspired me most to ask to take piano lessons,” adding his …
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Philip Glass brings his monumental etudes to Stanford Live
Four pianists, in addition to Glass himself, will be performing the 20-piece work: Anton Batagov, Sarah Cahill, Aaron Diehl and Jenny Lin. The New York Times has called the 20 etudes some of Glass’ “best, most harmonically inventive music.”
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