Keedie is a 24 year old soprano who sings both classical music and pop; better known as 'classical crossover' or 'popera'. Keedie has three octaves in her voice that reaches a top A above a top E. After scoring a seven figure record deal with label giants EMI Classics, Keedie performed a duet with ex-Blue member Duncan James (although she was once quoted as saying "I prefer Lee Ryan"), called "I Believe My Heart", which reached number 2 in the UK charts.
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra gives over sixty concerts from September to June in Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall and presents concerts throughout the United Kingdom, in addition to tours abroad. Members of the orchestra are involved in a number of innovative community education projects. One of the oldest concert-giving organizations in the world, the RLPO dates back to 1840. In 1957 it acquired the title ‘Royal’, and in 1991 it was the first organization to be granted the freedom of the City of Liverpool.
Emanuel Ax (born June 8, 1949) is a Jewish-American pianist. Born in Lviv, Ukraine (then a constituent republic of the Soviet Union) to parents Joachim and Hellen Ax, both Nazi concentration camp survivors. Emanuel began to study piano at the age of six and Joachim was his first piano teacher. When he has eight the family moved to Warsaw and then two years later, to Winnipeg, Canada where he continued to study music, including as a member of The Junior Musical Club of Winnipeg.
Arvo Pärt (born 11 September 1935 in Paide, Järva County, Estonia) is an Estonian composer, often identified with the school of minimalism and more specifically, that of "holy minimalism" or "sacred minimalism". He is considered a pioneer of this style, along with contemporaries Henryk Górecki and John Tavener. His musical studies began in 1954 at the Tallinn Music Secondary School, interrupted less than a year later while he fulfilled his National Service obligation as oboist and side-drummer in an army band.
Michael Tilson Thomas (MTT) assumed his post as the San Francisco Symphony's (SFS) eleventh Music Director in September 1995, consolidating a strong relationship with the Orchestra that began with his debut here in 1974 at the age of twenty-nine. Along with his post here in San Francisco, MTT serves as Artistic Director of the New World Symphony, a national training orchestra for the most gifted graduates of America's conservatories, which he founded in 1988 and as Principal Guest Conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra, where he served as Principal Conductor for seven years.
There are two bands named Stringfever. StringFever is a band composed of brothers and cousin, Giles, Ralph, Neal and Graham Broadbent. Not to be mistaken with the English violectra band Stringfever, Ron Thompson, father and son Doug and Stefan Thordarson and Brent Gubbles. With their electric instruments and unique sound, the worlds first genetically modified string quartet combine exceptional musical skill with a real talent About band Giles Broadbent
Patricia Kopatchinskaja was born in Moldova to musician parents. She studied composition and violin in Vienna and Bern. 2000 she won the international Szeryng-Competition in Mexico and in 2002 the prestigious "International Credit Suisse Group Young Artist Award". During the Season 2002/3 she represented Austria in the concert series "Rising Stars" with debuts in New York and many European capitals.
Franco Battiato (born 1945 in Sicily, Italy) is an Italian singer-songwriter, composer, filmmaker and painter.
He is considered one of the most original personalities in italian music from the 1970s to now. Battiato's songs are dreamy, controversial collages of images and sensations, very experimental and convoluted, rich of esoteric, philosophical and East Asian religious themes. His collaborations (from 1994 onward) with the nihilistic-cynical philosopher Manlio Sgalambro have added further depth to his apparently nonsensical lyrics...
There are at least six artists named Plastic:
1. a german electro - ebm band similar to A23 in style there album black colours has been hailed by many as a masterpice
http://www.myspace.com/plasticmusicde 2.Plastic are Agnieszka Burcan (vocal, keyboards, programming) and Pawel Radziszewski (guitar, scratches, programming). Their debut album is full of various music vibes. It takes you on a journey from dance, house through electro, funk, and drum’n’bass to chillout.