Wednesday, 25 May 2022

‘Someone said I sound more like Johnny Cash than the man himself’

‘Someone said I sound more like Johnny Cash than the man himself’

MUSICIAN Clive John, who stars in the Johnny Cash Roadshow, has captured the Man in Black’s essence so well that his is the only show ...

 

Lovely musical tour of Commonwealth

THIS concert was to celebrate the Queen’s platinum jubilee and in aid of the Jacaranda Trust, which supports vulnerable people in ...

 

Sunny Latin rhythms with West Country heartbeat

Sunny Latin rhythms with West Country heartbeat

FOLK legends Steve Knightley and Phil Beer have been playing together for almost four decades. They have released 19 studio albums and ...

 

Choir’s charity concert shows power of music

Choir’s charity concert shows power of music

THE healing power of music will be celebrated at a concert in Henley on Saturday. Reading Male Voice Choir, with guest soprano Eleanor ...

 

Summer concerto

THE Langtree Sinfonia, an amateur orchestra which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, will be joined at its summer concert by ...

 

Pianist dazzles with fingerwork

Pianist dazzles with fingerwork

THE programme for the West Forest Sinfonia’s latest concert was a mixed one. There were four works with no discernible connection yet ...

 

Gospel concert to help new refugees

THE Reading Community Gospel Choir has partnered with the Reading Refugee Support Group for a concert tomorrow (Saturday) to raise ...

 

Morning arias in coffee concert

Morning arias in coffee concert

OPERA Prelude’s latest concert features a recital by mezzo-soprano Anna Elizabeth Cooper. She graduated from the Royal College of ...

 

Energetic six-piece

FIDDLE player Peter Knight has been in many bands, including Steeleye Span in the Seventies and The Wombles. In 2008, he teamed up ...

 

Music school needs cash after finding new home

Music school needs cash after finding new home

HENLEY Music School has found a base and now hopes to raise an estimated £500,000 to bring it up to scratch. The school, which until ...

 

Joyous, sparkling work for pianist

HENLEY pianist Anita D’Attellis is pleased to be playing with the West Forest Sinfonia again. They will appear together in Reading on ...

 

Tribute to George

Tribute to George

GEORGE HARRISON’S triple album, All Things Must Pass, was released in November 1970, after the Beatles broke up. Songs included the ...

 

My natural home is on board our tour van, says folk veteran

My natural home is on board our tour van, says folk veteran

SIMON NICOL loves gigging. This is just as well for a member of folk rockers Fairport Convention, who have been going in various ...

 

Experience opera sung in English

Experience opera sung in English

THE Goring and Streatley GAP Festival is to introduce singers from the finest opera houses to create a Glyndebourne-style experience. ...

 

Rousing performance by talented brass players in beautiful building

Rousing performance by talented brass players in beautiful building

THE beautifully restored St Andrew’s Church in Sonning was the setting for an impressive musical evening featuring Ascot Brass. The ...

 

Choir’s jubilee concert for Africa charity

THE Aliquando Chamber Choir will be celebrating the Queen’s platinum jubilee with music from around the Commonwealth as well as ...

 

Top Cash tribute act

JOHNNY CASH tribute act Clive John is on his way to Henley. The musician is the only such act to be endorsed by the family of the ...

 

Singer disguises moral messages with melody

Singer disguises moral messages with melody

AMERICAN musician Dean Friedman describes himself as a realistic optimist. The veteran singer-songwriter says this explains his latest ...

 

Fabulous farewell to two jazz musicians after decades of entertaining

Fabulous farewell to two jazz musicians after decades of entertaining

THERE is little more inspiring than watching two nonagenarians putting the younger among us to shame with energy and skills to dream ...

 

Treat to hear world class instrument played professionally in church

Treat to hear world class instrument played professionally in church

THE latest concert in the series did more than its usual promise to bring world-class musicians to Caversham — it featured the sound ...

 

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