Archives for February 2015

Tom Cruise Visits The Cast Of Beautiful


The cast of Beautiful – The Carole King Musical were surprised by a visit from Tom Cruise after their preview performance last night.
Beautiful – The Carole King Musical is the untold story of her journey from school girl to superstar; from her relationship with husband and song-writing partner Gerry Goffin, their close friendship and playful rivalry with fellow song-writing duo Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, to her remarkable rise to stardom. Along the way, she became one of the most successful solo acts in music history, and wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

Rachel Podger Wins prestigious Bach Prize


Rachel Podger, who has been recording and performing Bach’s music for violin to critical acclaim for over two decades, has been awarded the Royal Academy of Music Bach Prize.

The Prize, supported by the Kohn Foundation, is awarded annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the performance and/or scholarly study of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach. Rachel holds the Micaela Comberti Chair of Baroque Violin at the Academy and performs and teaches there regularly, notably as part of the RAM/Kohn Foundation’s Bach Cantata series.

Rachel becomes the tenth, and first female, winner of the Prize.