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New versions of The Snowman score can’t cause its legacy to disappear
Claire Jackson

New versions of The Snowman score can’t cause its legacy to disappear

Composer Howard Blake was less than impressed by an all-vocal take on his classic score for The Snowman.

Houses Slide: Opera star gets on her bike to tackle climate change
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Houses Slide: Opera star gets on her bike to tackle climate change

In Houses Slide, opera star Jessica Aszodi sings a complex score from her place on a bicycle. It drives home the threat of climate change.

In tribute to Dame Fanny Waterman, the nation’s piano teacher
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In tribute to Dame Fanny Waterman, the nation’s piano teacher

Fanny Waterman died aged 100 just before Christmas. Claire Jackson hails an inspiration to many young pianists

Celebrating Mozart properly takes time
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Celebrating Mozart properly takes time

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