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Dappy trio Il Volo. Note: geeks with red rimmed glasses rule.

Eurovision 2015: Who is @ThoroughlyGood’s (current) winner?

No-one should refer to themselves in the third person, of course. But this title is necessary for those people searching on the interweb. The first of four, yes four, posts.

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BBC Proms 2015 Season Launch: Edward Blakeman, Highlights & Video

Some early recommendations for the 2015 BBC Proms season following the concert series launch earlier this week.


Eurovision 2015: Can YouTube data indicate who will win?

Using YouTube data collated on Saturday 18 April 2015, is it possible to predict the winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest?

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£25m building development plans to transform Royal College of Music announced today

New building plans for London’s Royal College of Music – £25million pounds worth – have been announced today.


Alan Davey in BBC Music Magazine interview

James Naughtie’s interview with new Radio 3 boss Alan Davey reveals more of the new controller’s thinking for the radio station.

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NYO launches the NYO Inspire Orchestra

The NYO announce the launch of a new orchestra which will tour the UK inspiring the next generation of young music-makers.

Alan Davey interview with Bryan Appelyard in Sunday TImes Culture Magazine 5 April 2015

Alan Davey interview in Sunday Times Culture Magazine – 5 April 2015

Some quotes from a double-page interview with Radio 3 Controller Alan Davey by Sunday Times Culture feature writer Bryan Appleyard, published today. Alan Davey on his work as Head of Arts at DCMS and CEO of Arts Council England: “We tried to find a way of talking about the qualitative impact, what culture could do for the…

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Meeting Bianca Nicholas and Alex Larke from Electro Velvet

They’re not just performers on stage looking for votes, but people like you and me who are taking a risk and looking to do their best. Rather them than me. Even if I did have the talent, I’m not sure I’ve got the balls for it.


Aldeburgh Strings at Milton Court, Friday 3 April 2015

Aldeburgh’s exceptional training orchestra for string players wows an intimate Milton Court audience with a programme of Strauss, Stravinsky and Britten.

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