Author Archives: Claire Armitstead

Liane Carroll and Edward Elgar – a midsummer dream stream

Streaming on YouTube from Saturday 11 June Music that sings across centuries will feature in a unique pairing of jazz legend Liane Carroll and classical composer Edward Elgar for a concert guaranteed to transport you out of the isolation blues. … Continue reading

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Virtual Vox for everyone

Good news. You can now join the first ever virtual Vox rehearsal on Youtube, free of charge, at any time that suits you, wherever you are in the world, until Friday May 15. We’re singing music by the great Liane … Continue reading

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Arthur and Village Green Preservation Society – in pictures

We are the Village Green Preservation Society . . . . . . God save Donald Duck, vaudeville and variety We are the Custard Pie Appreciation Consortium Everyone knows the future’s coming . . . … except for those Old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Freedom Song returns to the Hackney Empire In a triumphant new oratorio, composer Harvey Brough and librettist Justin Butcher tell the inspiring story of the Fisk Jubilee Singers, a group of freed slaves who took to the road in 1871 … Continue reading

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Village Green Preservation Society and Arthur

Vox sings the Kinks at Shoreditch Town Hall In the late 1960s, the Kinks released two albums that countered the optimism of the decade with a bittersweet evocation of what had been lost. 1968’s charismatic Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation … Continue reading

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