Showing posts with label Tom Morris. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tom Morris. Show all posts

Monday, March 12, 2018

JDCMB Reader Competition: Win tickets to see Handel’s Messiah from Bristol Old Vic at your local cinema!

With Easter round the corner, here's a lovely competition for Handel fans and those eager to see what transpires when drama meets oratorio...

Bristol Old Vic’s dramatisation of Handel’s most iconic work is being screened in 300 cinemas around the UK & Ireland on 28 March – and to celebrate, distributors CinemaLive have 2 pairs of tickets to give away to JDCMB readers.

For a chance to win, simply email your venue of choice to by Monday 19 March. Winners will be contacted the very next day with details on how to claim their prize.

Full list of participating venues can be found here:

Directed by Bristol Old Vic’s Tony Award-winning Artistic Director Tom Morris (War Horse), Messiah from Bristol Old Vic explores the drama and struggle of faith, showing a bereaved community whose grief at the loss of their leader is transformed into hope through a narrative of resurrection. Recorded in the theatre in 2017, it features internationally renowned soloists Catherine Wyn Rogers and Julia Doyle, The Erebus Ensemble (Songs of Hope) and the celebrated Baroque orchestra The English Concert.

★★★★★ “Immersive and soaring” - The Reviews Hub

★★★★ "Refreshingly direct and impactful” - The Times

★★★★ “Astonishingly beautiful” - The Stage

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Bristol calling

As a techno-twit, I've been trying to get my head around the dizzying digital heights of the Bristol Proms. Fascinating chats with Tom Morris, artistic director of the Bristol Old Vic and the brain behind the series; Max Hole, chairman of Universal, which is throwing its weight behind the series; and Clare Reddington, digital suprema of Bristol's Watershed. All in the Independent, right now.

Meanwhile, here is my review of Barenboim's very steamy journey up the Rhine at the (London) Proms on Monday night, and I am just busy writing up last night's Die Walkure...