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PREVIEW: The Lark Ascending – performed by Tamsin Waley-Cohen @ Town Hall, Weds 22nd Oct

Pictures of Tamsin Waley-Cohen by Patrick Allen Tamsin Waley-Cohen comes to Birmingham Town Hall on Oct 22nd for an afternoon performance of The Lark Ascending by Vaughn Williams, launching Orchestra of the Swan’s 2014/5 season. Ms Waley-Cohen will also be performing further compositions from Elgar, Britten and Williams – conducted throughout by David Curtis. Doors open […]

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OPINION: The invisible line

Words by Ed King “What are you in to?” I’m never certain how to respond, a bad position for a writer. I usually joke “everything from Tori Amos to Techno”, which is an adequate description of my iTunes account whilst allowing me to disguise my disdain behind alliteration. “MARACAS”, I should shout, or some equally asinine distinction; […]

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REVIEW: Fiction @ mac Theatre, Thurs 16th Oct

Words by Ed King – follow him @EdKing2210 / Pics courtesy of Fuel Theatre *Fiction returns to mac Theatre tonight/Fri 17th October. For further information & tickets, visit http://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/fuel-fiction/* “…no, you won’t be able to go to the toilet.” mac Box Office finishes their list; I get the feeling this ‘briefing’ has been said once […]

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PREVIEW: Percy Pursglove – Far Reaching Dreams of Mortal Souls @ CBSO Centre, Fri 17th Oct

Pics by Jo Hornsby Percy Pursglove will be premiering new work at the CBSO Centre on Friday 17th October. The Birmingham based trumpet player, double bass player, Jazz musician and composer will present original compositions for octet and eight voice choir, titled Far Reaching Dreams of Mortal Souls. Doors open at 8pm, with tickets priced […]

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