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Beethoven and Mozart can boost pupils’ concentration!

This announcement will not come as anything particularly new to many, but provides yet more evidence to the benefits of including music as a very strong core subject in a child’s education. The research, by London University’s ‘Instutute For Education’, … Continue reading

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Science news from The Telegraph on hearing loss for brass players…

French horn players are most at risk of hearing loss in an orchestra Aspiring musicians beware – playing the French horn can be bad for your hearing. According to research, playing the French horn can be bad for your hearing Photo: … Continue reading

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TOSCA! Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra etc…

I sometimes think I’m the only classical trumpeter who has never ‘played’ Tosca. I have not had the pleasure of being involved in a complete performance of this ‘melodrama in three acts’. Well, that all ends tonight when the RLPO, … Continue reading

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An Interview With Vasily Petrenko

From yesterday’s Telegraph… Vasily Petrenko: “We need to break the barrier between orchestra and audience” He’s the young Russian who transformed the sound of the Liverpool Philharmonic, becoming an ‘Honorary Scouser’ in the process. Now he hopes to do the … Continue reading

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