Peter Pears

Type: Person
Name: Peter Pears
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

First time’s a charm

« Lookback: why authors should always be modest | MainApril 15, 2014 First time's a charmI first heard the music of Benjamin Britten in 1975, a year before he died. I was a sophomore music major at William Jewell College, a school not far from Kansas ... [Published Arts Journal - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tributes paid to music teacher who taught rich and famous

A pianist and singing teacher from Cavendish, who taught famous faces from the world of pop and classical music, has died at the age of 96.Jean Marshall, who lived in Western House, had a long musical career spanning more than 60 years and taught pop ... [Published Suffolk Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pressing matters

Early Morning, Crag Path by Derek ChambersMonday, April 14, 20143:43 PMLucy Etherington meets an enormously talented community of printmakers at Sudbourne Park as they prepare for their Easter exhibitionTo send a link to this page to a friend, you must ... [Published Suffolk Life - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

On this day: Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin meeting

: Robert Walpole became Britain’s first prime minister, an office he held until 12 February, 1742.1776: Russia, by treaty of Copenhagen with Denmark, ceded her claim to Holstein.1833: Attempt by revolutionaries to take over Frankfurt Diet in Germany was ... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Tom Krause

was a brooding Finnish baritone who premiered Britten’s War Requiem and was Don Giovanni under Karajan Tom Krause, the Finnish baritone who has died aged 79, made his name singing Mozart, Verdi and Wagner and starred in the American premiere of Britten’s ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

Marion Thorpe

A NOTED beauty with an enviable musical talent, as a young woman on the threshold of a brilliant career , who has died at the age of 87, had seemed singularly fortunate.Her name is honorably connected with the Leeds International Piano Competition which ... [Published Yorkshire Post - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 07 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 1 reports

Marion Thorpe

was a concert pianist whose life was defined by her two marriages: one Royal, one to Jeremy Thorpe Marion Thorpe, who has died aged 87, was a concert pianist and co-founder of the Leeds International Piano Competition, and destined for a brilliant career ... [Published Telegraph - Mar 07 2014]
First reported Feb 28 2014 - Updated Feb 28 2014 - 1 reports

Priestley, Pears and Redgrave among leftwingers spied on by MI5, files reveal

JB Priestley in 1931. MI5 called him 'an independent leftwing liberal whose conscience seems to be answerable not to any political party'. Photograph: Popperfoto/GettyPeter Pears , the singer and partner of Benjamin Britten , the writer JB Priestley ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 28 2014]
First reported Dec 23 2013 - Updated Dec 23 2013 - 1 reports

Rae Woodland

was a soprano admired by Benjamin Britten and saw Glyndebourne as her 'home’ Rae Woodland, the soprano, who has died aged 91, overcame a hare lip to achieve operatic success, notably as Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, a role she took to ... [Published Telegraph - Dec 23 2013]
First reported Nov 12 2013 - Updated Nov 13 2013 - 1 reports

Sir John Tavener

was a composer whose contemplative music addressed eternal themes but fell in and out of fashion Sir John Tavener, who has died aged 69, was one of the leading British composers of the day; his predominantly religious and contemplative music dubbed "holy ... [Published Telegraph - Nov 12 2013]

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First time’s a charm [Published Arts Journal - Apr 15 2014]
Tributes paid to music teacher who taught rich ... [Published Suffolk Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
Pressing matters [Published Suffolk Life - Apr 15 2014]
On this day: Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin mee... [Published The Scotsman - Apr 03 2014]
Tom Krause [Published Telegraph - Mar 24 2014]
Marion Thorpe [Published Yorkshire Post - Mar 15 2014]
Marion Thorpe [Published Telegraph - Mar 07 2014]
Priestley, Pears and Redgrave among leftwingers... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Feb 28 2014]
Rae Woodland [Published Telegraph - Dec 23 2013]
Sir John Tavener [Published Telegraph - Nov 12 2013]
Peter Aston [Published Telegraph - Sep 18 2013]
Barbara Robotham [Published Telegraph - Aug 28 2013]
Richard Angas [Published Telegraph - Aug 21 2013]
John Amis [Published Telegraph - Aug 02 2013]
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