17th April: George Beverly Shea, RPO and Simon Perry

Wednesday 17th April 2013

The Independent

Baritone George Beverly Shea dies aged 104

George Beverly Shea, whose booming baritone voice echoed through stadiums, squares and souls during a decades-long career with evangelist Billy Graham, has died aged 104.


RPO named orchestra in residence at Cambridge Corn Exchange

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra embarks on a three-year partnership with the Cambridge Classical Concert Series.

Classic FM

Hyperion’s Simon Perry on Classic FM’s Wednesday Web Chat

The director of Hyperion Records was the latest to be interviewed by More Music Breakfast presenter Tim Lihoreau. Click on the link above to catch up.

BBC News

Brewhouse Theatre ticket holders ‘will not be refunded’

Administrators for the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton have confirmed there will be no refunds for amateur dramatic groups and ticket holders owed money.

The Telegraph

Little Bulb on Orpheus: “It will be a feast of music”

Daisy Bowie-Sell finds out how Little Bulb Theatre company has managed to portray 1930s guitar maestro Django Reinhardt on stage for their new show, Orpheus at Battersea Arts Centre.

The Guardian

A violinist’s view on film “A Late Quartet“.

If Yaron Zilberman’s film can’t make Christopher Walken and co look like real string players, at least it understands the dynamics of a quartet.

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