The Halle orchestra is taking a leaf out of celebrity choirmaster Gareth Malone’s book and holding its first corporate choir competition
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They previously worked with Swarovski Crystal to create the world’s first ever crystal violins worth a staggering $1.5 million dollars. And now Linzi Stoppard and her electric violin band FUSE have raised the bar even higher with a collaboration with the esteemed jewellery designer Theo Fennell.
Pianist Valentina Lisitsa’s success story is unusual in the world of classical music; her online videos featuring works by Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninov have attracted clicks in the millions. DW examines the phenomenon.
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