Sunday, 09 August 2020

Opera company to stage performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio

Opera company to stage performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio

GARSINGTON Opera will be giving four semi-staged performances of Beethoven’s Fidelio at Wormsley. It will be staged at the estate’s ...

 

Art online

JAZZ saxophonist Art Themen will perform an online concert from Norden Farm centre for the arts in Maidenhead on August 14 at 8pm. He ...

 

Pints and pub piano

A PUB landlord is getting his band together for a special performance. Nick Willson, who runs The Flowing Spring in Playhatch, is ...

 

Pianist to go online

A PIANIST is set to perform at the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next month. Joanna MacGregor, who was appointed a CBE ...

 

Live sax streaming

A SAXOPHONIST will perform live online from the Norden Farm Centre for the Arts in Maidenhead next Friday (July 24) from 8pm. Alex ...

 

Festival to return in garden

AN opera festival will be staged in the gardens of a stately home next month. Waterperry Opera Festival will be staged on August 15 ...

 

Live streamed shows begin with Mozart

Live streamed shows begin with Mozart

A CONCERT featuring the music of Mozart will be live streamed from Norden Farm for the Arts in Maidenhead on Thursday (July 16). It ...

 

Garsington Opera reveals programme for 10th anniversary

Garsington Opera reveals programme for 10th anniversary

GARSINGTON Opera has announced its programme for 2021, when it will celebrate its 10th anniversary at Wormsley. This year’s season was ...

 

Virtual folk music

NETTLEBED Folk Club is to present an online concert with Edgelarks, Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin. This will be on YouTube at 8pm on ...

 

Online lecture recitals from Opera Prelude

OPERA Prelude is offering more online lecture recitals over the summer. The Fawley-based charity has a track record of presenting high ...

 

Christmas with Slade

Christmas with Slade

VETERAN pop stars Slade will be back on the road at Christmas. The four-man band, who still include original member Dave Hill on lead ...

 

Beverley hopes digital show will be knight to remember

Beverley hopes digital show will be knight to remember

SOUL singer Beverley Knight says she grew tired of singing to herself in the kitchen as the coronavirus pandemic wiped out her ...

 

Online folk show

NETTLEBED Folk Club is closed but has been working with Steve Knightley from Show of Hands to present a special online concert. He ...

 

Garsington commission among opera recitals now available online

Garsington commission among opera recitals now available online

A NEW opera that was staged at the Wormsley Estate in 2018 will be screened online for the first time free. Garsington Opera will ...

 

Musician records song urging people to stay at home

Musician records song urging people to stay at home

A YOUNG musician has written a song encouraging people to behave responsibly during the coronavirus pandemic. Ellie Chapman, 22, wrote ...

 

Mermaids hopeful for Channel swim despite lockdown rules

Mermaids hopeful for Channel swim despite lockdown rules

FIVE women planning to swim the Channel have been told they can probably go ahead with the challenge despite the coronavirus ...

 

Henley Lockdown Fest raises £22,000 for charities

Henley Lockdown Fest raises £22,000 for charities

MORE than £22,000 was raised as a result of the inaugural Henley Lockdown Fest. The two-day online event was organised to provide ...

 

Brother and sister record music CD to cheer up friends and neighbours

Brother and sister record music CD to cheer up friends and neighbours

A BROTHER and sister have produced a CD to brighten up the lives of their neighbours and friends during the coronavirus lockdown. Alex ...

 

Rotarian records his version of classic song for charity

Rotarian records his version of classic song for charity

A FORMER headteacher has rewritten and recorded a classic Second World War song in an effort to raise £5,000 for Henley Rotary Club. ...

 

Singer performs at another online festival

Singer performs at another online festival

A SINGER songwriter who grew up in Henley took part in the Oxford Folk Weekend by performing over the internet. Megan Henwood teamed ...