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The Moscow City Ballet returns to the Manchester Opera House

The Manchester Opera House is bracing itself for the anticipated return of the renowned Moscow City Ballet dance company with the timeless beauty of classical Swan Lake which depicts the story following the beautiful Odette, the Swan Queen and the fate of Prince Siegfried as he falls in love with her.

The ballet is truly magical and is well performed with all it’s original charm and elegance

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The 13th annual Danish Vinterjazz festival kicks off on the 1st February

The 13th annual Danish Vinterjazz festival kicks off on the 1st February

On February 1-17, 2013, the Winter Jazz Festival (or Vinterjazz in Danish) will sweep Denmark for the 13th consecutive time. The Vinterjazz will once again push the boundaries further with 300 concerts all around the country.

For 2013, the programme will present an extravagant selection of popular Scandinavian and International musicians. The concerts will also

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Peter Cox returns with great new solo album

The front man of Go West, Peter Cox, will release his 5th solo album titled “ Riding the Blinds” via the Dream Theatre Music Group on the 21st of January, 2013. The album has 12 tracks and features a blend of Alternative Country and Americana spiced with excitingcountry and rock riffs that truly showcases Cox’s vocal talent.

The songs are redolent of the spirit emanating from Nashville,

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The Scottish Ballet perform the Nutcracker

In a deliberate step away from the sweet feeling of Christmas comes the Nutcracker from the Scottish Ballet. Greatly going against the grain of Tchaikovsky’s grain is the choreography from Ashley Page which brings an exciting darker side to the story of cartoon like designs from Antony McDonald.

This was the Christmas ballet that Page had worked on for the company and he managed to shift the

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New album by the Tommy Evans Orchestra

Tommy Evans is a young musician who trained in Leeds and whose teachers have included such esteemed musicians as Matthew Bourne. Mr Evans has already won attention from some of the higher echelons of music for his skills as a big band writer, and among the plaudits he has accumulated are the “British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Author’s Contemporary Composers award.

If that wasn’t enough, this

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Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain wows the crowds at the Waterfront

From the very first note, the joy that the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain gave to its audience was tangible, and the magic never left. The setting was the city of Bristol’s Christmas Spiegeltent which is on the waterfront. The group dealt with the small and intimate surroundings with aplomb and showcased both their humour and their brilliant musicianship that their many fans are now accustomed

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NYO awarded prestigious music award

The NYO, or National Youth Orchestra, has been awarded the highly prestigious Queen’s Medal for Music at a huge London gala. This annual award recognises either a group or an individual that has had a major impact on music in UK. This is the first time that the award has been handed over to an organisation and 5 of the principal string players of the NYO

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The dream collector that was Andrei Tarkovsky

The dream collector that was Andrei Tarkovsky

The final masterpiece of Andrei Tarkovsky was The Sacrifice. The film was shot in the summer of ’85 in Sweden where Tarkovsky was in exile at the time, and as it turned out it was his final testament. As each day went on, whilst filming was in progress, the onsite interpreter for Tarkovsky, Layla Alexander-Garrett, kept a diary, and

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A look at Turner Prize winner Elizabeth Price

Elizabeth Price, award winning video artist, is known for using clutter and collage in order to explore the way people approach consumer culture. The artist was officially awarded the Turner Prize this month.

Outside of being an artist, Price is also the co-founder of the eighties indie-pop group Talulah Gosh beating out three other finalists to take home the 25,000 Turner award that is given out to

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Littlewoods heir gives away millions to charity

Over the last 50 years Peter Moores has given more than £215m to a wide range of different projects that range from education to arts. As the heir to Littlewoods, Sir Peter Moores has spent decades working hard on his foundation for the past fifty years donating a grand total of over £215m to the arts, health, and education.

His money has been utilised by every charity,

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