PUBLISHED: 12:01 11 July 2018 | UPDATED: 12:01 11 July 2018 The Halle Orchestra Picture supplied by King's Lynn Festival Archant Kings Lynn Festival will burst into life on Sunday as demand grows for tickets for the packed two-week programme. Festival favourites the world-famous Halle Orchestra,will make a welcome return with an exciting opening concert including George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and works by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Leonard Bernstein and William Walton at the Corn Exchange at 7.30pm. The first event will be the Festival Service at the Minster Church at 11.30am on Sunday when the preacher will be the Bishop of Norwich, the Rt Rev Graham James, visiting Lynn for the last time before his retirement at the end of the year. There will also be a celebratory peal of the bells of St Nicholas’ Chapel from 4-7pm rung by a team of expert ringers from around the UK led by David C Brown of Norwich. Over the next two weeks a quality programme will feature many … [Read more...] about King’s Lynn Festival bursts into life
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Friday 25th May is the first day of The Biggest Weekend and to kick things off, we've selected a few top artists that HAVE to be seen LIVE... As well as this lot we'll be streaming all stages LIVE from all four locations across the weekend! You'll be able to watch all of the action, every day right here on the Biggest Weekend website... Streams start at: 13:00 on Friday 12:00 on Saturday 12:00 on Sunday 14:00 on Monday Orbital / Belfast - Main Stage / 21:10 Catch the chiming sonic landscapes and stuttering beats of Orbital live from The Biggest Weekend via our live stream at 21:10 on Friday 25th May and watch the rejuvenated Hartnoll brothers as they prepare to hunch over their equipment, wave their iconic torch glasses and bring awe and amazement to Belfast yet again! Father John Misty and the Ulster Orchestra / Belfast - Main Stage / 13:00 Father John Misty will be kicking off The Biggest Weekend in Belfast on Friday 25th May where you'll be able … [Read more...] about 9 must see artists from Friday at The Biggest Weekend!
Graham Norton will present Radio 1's Biggest Weekend in Swansea on the Saturday night, and it will be aired to the nation on BBC One. The two-day extravaganza takes place on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 and the BBC have revealed their plans for broadcasting the huge event across TV, radio and online on the late May bank holiday weekend. BBC One will be in Swansea's Singleton Park hosting performances from Ed Sheeran and Jess Glynne on Saturday evening presented by Graham Norton. On Sunday evening, there will be performances from Taylor Swift, Rita Ora and Paloma Faith hosted by Alex Jones, Nick Grimshaw and Clara Amfo and broadcast one BBC One. On Saturday and Sunday, Radio 1 is also live from Swansea bringing you performances from the biggest names in music including Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, Florence + The Machine, Sam Smith, Shawn Mendes, Liam Payne, Camila Cabello, Craig David, George Ezra, Demi Lovato, Thirty Seconds to Mars plus loads more. Scott Mills said: "I can … [Read more...] about Graham Norton will present Swansea’s Biggest Weekend on Saturday
Wales By Huw Thomas BBC Wales arts and media correspondent 12 April 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-43712830 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel The BBC National Orchestra of Wales has "evolved" in order to reach its 90th birthday, according to its director.Michael Garvey said its ability to adapt had ensured its … [Read more...] about National orchestra ‘must keep evolving’
Preparations are under way for a new event at Storyhouse in Chester which will sees three of the city’s top choirs join forces in concert for the very first time. Chester Sings, which takes place on Sunday, April 15 at 7.00pm, is the first major collaboration between The City of Chester Male Voice Choir, Chester Bach Singers and Chester Music Society Choir and the first time that they will have appeared on stage at Chester’s prestigious new arts centre. The concert will feature each choir singing a selection of popular pieces from their extensive repertoires and will include everything from much-loved traditional choral pieces to songs from The West End and Broadway with all three choirs coming together for the very first time in a grand finale. The concept of bringing together the three choirs is the brainchild of the chairman of Chester Music Society Choir, Clive Cooper. He said: “The arrival of Storyhouse offers a vibrant new opportunity for the presentation and … [Read more...] about Top Chester choirs ready to hit the high notes at Storyhouse