RIP Aretha Franklin

RIP Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin, who has held the crown of ‘The Queen of Soul’ for decades, died on Thursday 16th October Franklin was admitted into hospice care on August 13, amid reports that she was “seriously ill” with pancreatic cancer. She retired from touring in February 2017, and was forced to cancel...

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From The Riverbank: Part 7

From The Riverbank: Part 7

Although there are now few UK rivers, certainly less than 15%, for which the flow regime can be considered natural, the rivers and streams have basically followed the same course since the last Ice Age, around 12,000 years ago. The need to drain land, to protect it from flooding, to...

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Aprile Millo takes her London debut at the London Bel Canto Festival

Aprile Millo takes her London debut at the London Bel Canto Festival

The London Bel Canto Festival will present renowned soloist and star of the Metropolitan Opera, Aprile Millo, and professor Bruce Ford in two concerts at Cadogan Hall on the 18th and 21st August 2018.  A legendary soprano and internationally-renowned performer, this will be Aprile’s debut London solo recital. ‘Aprile Millo...

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