John Williams has commented on the likelihood of him returning to write the film scores for the new Star Wars sequels.
Representing the Classical category in The Times South Bank Breakthrough Award, the young pianist is up against a variety of artists from different genres including TV Drama, Books, Rock/Pop, and Opera, where soprano Elizabeth Llewellyn is nominated.
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Malcolm Layfield, one of a reported nine former or current teachers at Chetham’s and the Royal Northern College of Music who are under investigation by Greater Manchester Police in the aftermath of the conviction of Michael Brewer, has left his position as head of strings at the RNCM.
Vladimir Ashkenazy receives a copy of his first 1963 Decca contract from Paul Moseley, Decca Classics’ Managing Director, at a special lunch held in London to celebrate 50 years on the British label.
The 20 finalists for the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World have been announced. They will take part in the biennial contest this year, which also celebrates its 30th anniversary.
The tenor in the Royal Albert Hall production hopes he will inspire people to follow their dreams.
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The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance is preparing for a new intake of students for its esteemed Music Business degree*.