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The Final Cut – Film music for all the family

The Final Cut comprises some of cinema’s most memorable musical moments, as chosen and arranged for four guitars by the quartet. Without music, movies would not be what they are today, and the quartet here explores music from many films including Titanic, Schindler’s List and Tubular Bells (The Exorcist). The arrangements and transcriptions on this […]


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“… Davies’s extraordinary evenness of tone, his immaculate breath control ….”

YOUR TUNEFUL VOICE – Handel Oratorio Arias Acclaimed countertenor IESTYN DAVIES and The King’s Consort perform an outstanding programme of Handel arias from some of the composer’s finest oratorios.  “[the slow arias] allow us to appreciate Davies’s extraordinary evenness of tone, his immaculate breath control and the rapt subtlety of his phrasing…the handful of virtuoso […]


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1001 Nights with Bernard Cribbins…

CD REVIEW COLUMN LIZ LEATHERDALE, COLCHESTER CLASSICS November 22 1001 Nights: Four stories from Arabian Nights 1001 Nights is narrated by Bernard Cribbins and set magically to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade is based on Arabian tales but it is firmly Russian in its musical flavour of oriental sounds. On this CD the […]


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Why School of Music concert should be the cat’s whiskers

CLASSICAL MUSIC COLUMN LIZ LEATHERDALE, COLCHESTER CLASSICS November 22 The philosopher and Nobel Peace Prize-winner, Albert Schweitzer once said “There are two means of refuge from the misery of life – music and cats.” Comic & Curious Cats concert in aid of Colchester Cat Rescue should provide a perfect refuge on Sunday afternoon. Hear Rossini’s […]


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Un-Cut Classical Music Column, Essex County Standard 15 Nov 2013

In this monthly column, I aim to highlight concerts and encourage you to enjoy live Classical Music. A YouGov poll of 2,000 under 25s showed that 60% are keen to explore music outside pop, with 31% of that group wanting to learn more about classical music. The Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra by Benjamin […]


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