Peter Pears

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Name: Peter Pears
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at Tanglewood

As an opera singer and interpreter of the lied repertoire, American native son Thomas Hampson has reached the pinnacle of accomplishment. However, few vocal performers of our day are as closely identified with American classical music as this renowned ... [Published Broadway World - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The art of escaping the Nazis for a new life

ELSBETH JUDA 1911-2014Elsbeth Juda was a fashion photographer, design consultant, artist and collector. She was also one half of a devoted and glamorous couple who helped lift Britain’s flagging textile industry out of the post-war gloom.Elsbeth and Hans ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Outing the second oldest profession

JOHN GREEN names some names in the ongoing history of the ruling elite’s surveillance of the leftS INCE power and hierarchical structures first developed in society, the small ruling elite has always feared the wrath of the underlings who they see as ... [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Elsbeth Juda

was a photographer who captured the drama of Fifties fashions and the twilight of Winston Churchill Elsbeth Juda, who has died aged 102, was a fashion photographer, design consultant, artist and collector. She was also one half of a devoted and glamorous ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Afternoons; Continuing a Grand Tradition

The NLS Music Section recently acquired a braille transcription of Benjamin Britten’s Friday Afternoons . The songs in this collection are available both in hard copy and for download from BARD, for anyone who is performing them or otherwise interested ... [Published Library of Congress - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Music -Maritime madness

The San Francisco Symphony closed the 2013-14 season recently with a belated three-week mini-festival honoring the centenary of gay British composer Benjamin Britten's birth. Better late than never, especially when the fete culminated in beautifully realized ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Review: Nicky Spence at Tardebigge Parish Church

You don’t usually expect heroics at Tardebigge’s gentle “Celebrating English Song” summer series, but heroics is what we got last Sunday.Tenor Nicky Spence and pianist Simon Lepper, such a well-attuned duo, each alert to the other’s nuances, were well ... [Published Birmingham Post - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

MTT and San Francisco Symphony present Britten's 'Peter Grimes'

Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus bring the Britten Centennial to a close this week with a ‘semi-staged’ production of the composer’s first full-scale - and most famous - opera, Peter Grimes .In the first San Francisco Symphony ... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Jean Marshall

was a classical singing teacher who helped give voice to pop divas such as Grace Jones and Neneh Cherry Jean Marshall, who has died aged 96, was a bel canto soprano who tutored some of the more flamboyant figures from popular music, including Grace Jones ... [Published Telegraph - May 13 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 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 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]

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Thomas Hampson: An American Hero at Tanglewood [Published Broadway World - Jul 22 2014]
BWW Reviews: Thomas Hampson: An American Hero a... [Published Broadway World - Jul 22 2014]
The art of escaping the Nazis for a new life [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Jul 18 2014]
Outing the second oldest profession [Published Morning Star Online - Jul 11 2014]
Elsbeth Juda [Published Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
Friday Afternoons; Continuing a Grand Tradition [Published Library of Congress - Jul 10 2014]
Music -Maritime madness [Published Bay Area Reporter - Jul 03 2014]
Review: Nicky Spence at Tardebigge Parish Church [Published Birmingham Post - Jul 02 2014]
MTT and San Francisco Symphony present Britten'... [Published Examiner.com - Jun 25 2014]
Jean Marshall [Published Telegraph - May 13 2014]
Tributes paid to music teacher who taught rich ... [Published Suffolk Free Press - Apr 15 2014]
Tom Krause [Published Telegraph - Mar 24 2014]
Marion Thorpe [Published Telegraph - Mar 07 2014]
Rae Woodland [Published Telegraph - Dec 23 2013]
Sir John Tavener [Published Telegraph - Nov 12 2013]
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