A radio announcer has told the court in the trial of DJ Dave Lee Travis that she was in a “panic” after he allegedly grabbed her breasts when she was speaking live on air.
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Monday 19 December 2011
Laura Marling has dropped the obligatory encore. Other acts should too, says Elisa Bray
Friday 09 December 2011
Barbara Orbison, who died on 6 December aged 60 of pancreatic cancer, was the widow of Roy Orbison, and since his death in 1988 she had devoted her time to managing his estate and keeping his legacy alive. With her son, Roy Kelton Orbison Jr, she co-produced a four-CD box set of her husband's 107 recordings. The package marked the first all-inclusive body of Roy Orbison's work from his earliest recordings to the Traveling Wilburys' debut album, his final studio album Mystery Girl and his last live performance.
Friday 11 November 2011
There is always a subtext when Pierre-Laurent Aimard plays a recital, but it is seldom as resonant as the one underlying his two linked concerts at the Southbank. It is based on an album called The Liszt Project, in which he juxtaposes piano works by Liszt with 20th-century works reflecting the prophetic nature of his music.
Friday 07 October 2011
It's arguable whether the saxophone's particular qualities are better employed serving the dynamic freedoms of jazz than the tonal rigours of classical music, but McChrystal here makes a good case for classical composers to write more for the instrument.
Thursday 11 August 2011
They go wherever they want to, and they do what they like to do. To that end, The Monkees have announced that they will be cancelling the rest of their reunion tour.
Friday 22 July 2011
Ingolf Wunder is the undisputed wunderkind of the Austrian piano scene, so enthusiastically admired that his second placing in last year's Chopin International Competition brought down contempt upon the jury.
Monday 20 June 2011
Wednesday 30 June 2010
Taking our three boys to their first proper pop concert hit a stumbling block before it even began – the gig, booked long in advance, clashed with a friend’s seventh birthday party.
Monday 28 June 2010
Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of murdering a man who was stabbed after leaving an open air music concert were today released on bail without charge pending further investigation, police said.
Thursday 21 January 2010
In the obituary of the Hungarian musician Cecilia Vajda (18 January) the writer states: "A charismatic choral technician, Vajda was meticulous, exacting and demanding, never more so than during her distinguished tenure as conductor of the BBC Singers" writes Victoria Bevan.
Sunday 13 December 2009
Solo accordion from Franco-Italian master Galliano, recorded live at the Théâtre du Châtelet in March this year.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Thousands of Morrissey fans were left disappointed when the star axed a concert mid way through the second song.
Saturday 16 May 2009
Saturday 13 May 2006
Tuesday 18 April 2006
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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