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Posted on 30 July 2015
The hope is that choirs of all shapes and sizes will participate; amateur, professional, long established, or created specifically for the day. So if...
Posted on 30 July 2015
A few years ago I reached retirement age and had to step down from my job, even though I didn’t want to. This wouldn’t be legal nowadays...
Posted on 29 July 2015
Photo: James ('Purlie') Wilson, Radical Reformer. National Galleries Scotland.  Almost every child, most parents and folk of every age...
Posted on 29 July 2015
You can see part of the rehearsal in the video below. We have advertised the concert extensively and Bolton FM have made a feature of it...
Posted on 29 July 2015
Whilst an alarm is sounding in the background the camera pans out to reveal several dead birds. 'Nobody warned them' he concludes, presumably...
Posted on 22 July 2015
The contract is for groups engaging with self-employed MDs. As you will see from the guidance notes, it is intended as starting point for...
Posted on 21 July 2015
Jeremy Bradshaw, who has been playing violin in the orchestra since 1996, told us that new music – often challenging for players and audiences...
Posted on 14 July 2015
Opera Anywhere has been touring opera productions since 2000, we’re a registered charity and have a growing reputation for creative, innovative...
Posted on 10 July 2015
Somerset PAL is located on the top floor of Yeovil Library, and offers a large space with one of the biggest specialist collections in the region....
Posted on 9 July 2015
As a guest representing Making Music, it was a delight to join this very friendly chorus for the day and to be guided through the work by NLC patron...
Posted on 1 July 2015
Pop-up Opera is an innovative touring opera company dedicated to making opera inviting and enjoyable for a broader audience, without losing the...
Posted on 25 June 2015
A recent HMRC change to how VAT is applied to room hire has been brought to our attention. Previously VAT had been exempt on the room hire itself....

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