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Composer Robert Hartshorne talks Thomas & Friends™

Barely five minutes in, we’re already onto political correctness in Thomas the Tank Engine. ‘In the American version, you can’t have the ‘Fat Controller’ – he’s called Sir Topham Hatt over there,’ says composer Robert Hartshorne. ‘I think it’s the … Continue reading

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An Interview with Grzegorz Nowak

Hannah Nepil discusses the life of prolific conductor Grzegorz Nowak, a musician who has worked with orchestras around the world and produced a number of highly acclaimed recordings. For conductor Grzegorz Nowak, home is wherever he and his wife happen … Continue reading

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An Interview with Alison Jiear

In the run-up to our exciting return to the Royal Albert Hall with our first concert of the season, we shine the spotlight on one of the concert’s  vocalists, Alison Jiear. Tell us a bit about your experiences of performing … Continue reading

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