THE MONTH IN NUM­BERS

BBC Music Magazine - - The Full Score -

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…star-fin­gered strings, up for auc­tion. The vi­o­lin played by Rus­sell Crowe in Mas­ter and Com­man­der (above) is to be sold on 7 April. The ac­tor, who owns the Le­an­dro Bi­saich in­stru­ment him­self, is also sell­ing two bows.

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…Aus­tralian dol­lars of dam­age, at least. One of Bris­bane’s finest or­gans has been van­dalised by a drunk man who spent the night in­side it.

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…il­lus­tri­ous nar­ra­tor. France’s pres­i­dent Em­manuel Macron has ap­peared in Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, in a per­for­mance at Paris’s Elysée Palace.

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…pounds for or­gan artistry. Or­gan­ist Dame Gil­lian Weir has do­nated a new prize for out­stand­ing play­ers at the Royal Birm­ing­ham Con­ser­va­toire.

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