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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have revealed the musicians which will perform at their May 19 wedding Meghan Markle's hands-on approach to her big day has been revealed by a cellist who said the actress rang and asked him to play at her wedding. Sheku Kanneh-Mason, a rising star of the classical music world, said he was "bowled over" when Prince Harry's fiancee requested his services - and he agreed immediately.

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A lorry driver was reportedly threatened with a handgun during a robbery in an A12 lay-by in Essex last night. Here's a first glimpse of Norwich's starring role in this Saturday's Britain's Most Historic Towns: Tudor Norwich - see Professor Alice Robert ducked in the River Wensum at Pull's Ferry and making bright red dye with human urine! Suffolk-born campaigner Millicent Fawcett - a key player in the fight for women's suffrage - has become the first woman to be honoured with a statue in one of London's most famous squares.

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KAOS is staging the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Into The Woods at Watford's Pump House Theatre from Wednesday 9th to Saturday 12th May. With music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine , the musical tells the story of a childless Baker and his Wife, who seek to lift the curse placed upon them by a once-beautiful Witch.

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Applause and loud cheering filled Athenaeum Hall here as the audience watched a concert performed on Monday evening by Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra from eastern China. As part of its tour across southeastern Europe that includes Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Romania, Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra mesmerized the Romanian audience with The Flying Dutchman Overture, The Butterfly Lovers' Violin Concerto and Rachmaninov symphonic dances Op.45.

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Felder , a key freshman reserve for South Carolina's Final Four team two years ago, was dismissed from the program by coach Frank Martin on Monday. The 5-foot-10 Felder , from Brooklyn, New York, was suspended last summer after his second arrest in less than a year.

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The Pasadena Symphony and New West Symphony each have a pair of concerts on tap in the weeks ahead. As the calendar turns into May we're beginning to reach the end of classical music's indoor seasons as outdoor seasons loom on the horizon.

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I was a conscientious, if mediocre, piano student as a child; I devour the program notes before every concert I attend; I have taken courses in music theory and music appreciation; I resumed piano lessons nearly a decade ago, in my late 50s. All to little avail: I still don't "get it."

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Michelle Williams arrives at the 23rd Annual ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills on Oct. 24, 2016 in Los Angeles. Singer Michelle Williams has signed with APA, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard have exclusively learned.

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The British composer said: "I am completely overwhelmed as a Brit to be honoured by the Broadway community at the Tonys, particularly at the time when musicals are flying higher in their spiritual home New York than they have for two generations." He is the only composer to have equalled Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1953 record of having four shows running concurrently on Broadway.

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The veteran Broadway performer and hit-making British composer-producer, both previous Tony winners, will be honored at the June 10 ceremony. The 2018 Special Tony Awards for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre will be presented to Chita Rivera and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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