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G4S fund repeat prescription of Singing Medicine at Heartlands Hospital

We’re delighted that G4S Facilities Management is to support our Singing Medicine project at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital for the sixth consecutive year.  This will enable our vocal tutors to continue working with children and their families on the paediatric ward

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Watch Shakespeare Odes from Stratford online

We’re delighted that our Shakespeare Odes semi-staged concert from Shakespeare’s church in Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday 22 April, 7.30pm, is being filmed so that you can watch it online, live or on demand, anywhere in the world. Visit bbc.co.uk/shakespearelives to watch. The

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Songs in the key of Shakespeare – Financial Times preview of Shakespeare Odes

“The audience was chilly and damp. Inside the wooden rotunda, constructed for the occasion on the banks of the Avon, the roof was leaking. Nevertheless, the show had to go on. With rising ardour the actor David Garrick declaimed his

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‘earthy and joyful’ – Classical Music magazine interviews Sally Beamish

Read Classical Music magazine‘s interview with Sally Beamish: A Shakespeare Masque has its roots in 1769 – the date when A Garrick Ode received its premiere. The 19th-century work was part of David Garrick’s celebrations for Shakespeare’s jubilee – an

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Read Early Music Today’s Q&A with Sally Beamish and Jeffrey Skidmore

As we approach the world première performances, Early Music Today editor Adrian Horsewood has previewed our Shakespeare Odes project. Read his Q&A here with Jeffrey and Sally Beamish, the composer of A Shakespeare Masque, and join us for one of the

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Singing Medicine featured on BBC Songs of Praise

Watch Songs of Praise on BBC One on Sunday 13 March, 5.05pm, (or via this link for a few days afterwards), as Songs of Praise explore our Singing Medicine project for patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Here’s a preview: See

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