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My blog has quite a lot of posts about Samuel West (On Chesil Beach and Darkest Hour) and Charles Edwards (My Fair Lady Australian tour and The Halcyon).
I have also written some posts about diversity in the entertainment industry.

Monday, 9 May 2016

Samuel West - various programs on iPlayer, Peter and the Wolf, Shakespeare 400

Sam is in various programs currently available on iPlayer

On 4 May, he performed Peter and the Wolf with the Nash Ensemble in Istanbul (his Twitter, @exitthelemming and @anniemal14).
Sam tweeted that he will perform the work again in November.

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He wrote about working on The Book of Disquiet by Michel van der Aa for the Institute of Composing Journal in April (via van der Aa's Twitter, @vanderaanet).

He performed Henry V by Walton with the Orchestre National Bordeaux Aquitaine on 28 April. Sam tweeted a picture from rehearsals and @pauleroger tweeted a picture of Sam with the orchestra at the end of the performance.

He speaks about The Rite of Spring in Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals, a documentary from the Philharmonia Orchestra (via @jesirodger, who is one the doco's editors). Click here for the trailer.

Sam performed a speech from Henry V at the opening of the Shakespeare in Ten Acts exhibition at the British library (15 April). The Nissen Richards Studio designed the exhibition (director Pippa Nissen's Twitter, @pippa_nissen).
Here is a selection of tweets from the event.








He spoke about the importance of EU membership at the launch of Creatives for Europe in April (the Association of British Orchestras Twitter, @aborchestras). The text of his speech is available on the Arts Desk.

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