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7 November 2014

Bend It Like Beckham

With music by Howard Goodall and lyrics by Charles Hart, Gurinder Chadha will direct the world premier of the new British stage musical Bend It Like Beckham. Opening at the Phoenix Theatre in June 2015. Click here for more information.

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31 July 2014

First World War Commemoration

Howard has contributed two choral items for the August 4th commemoration of the beginning of the First World War at St Symphorien Military Cemetery near Mons, Belgium, broadcast live in BBC2.  He has arranged British and German soldiers’ songs into a suite with band accompaniment (The Band of the Coldstream Guards) and composed an entirely

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2 May 2014

Institute of Education

Howard Goodall was delighted this week to receive from Baroness Shepherd the title and status of Doctor of Literature (Education) of the Institute of Education, University of London.

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Photo of Howard Goodall by Kevin McDaid

23 August 2013

Singular Sensations

Howard Goodall joins host Edward Seckerson on October 6th as part of a series of ‘in-depth encounters’ with stars of musical theatre.

Taking place at London’s Charing Cross Theatre, it is billed as a ‘Sunday afternoon fixture for musical theatre enthusiasts’.

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David Bowie

25 March 2013

'David Bowie is' opens at V&A

With guidance notes and audio guide material written by Howard, the long awaited and critically acclaimed exhibition celebrating the life and work of David Bowie opened at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London over the weekend.  

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14 October 2014

'Steadfast' - Classic fm's #1 charity single by Howard Goodall

‘Steadfast’  written by Classic FM’s composer-in-residence, Howard Goodall,  and recorded by a galaxy of classical stars is now available to download from the iTunes store, here.   All proceeds will go to Global’s Make Some Noise, a charity that helps disadvantaged children in the UK.   Steadfast includes Katherine Jenkins, Laura Wright, Milos, Charlie Siem, Alfie Boe and Classic FM presenters

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22 June 2014

What future for music in schools?

Last Friday, Howard Goodall gave a speech at The Sunday Times Festival of Education debating What music in schools is for? Click here for the  full version of the Festival of Education speech

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17 December 2013

Christmas Day

Howard Goodall joins Diane Louise-Jordan in A Celebration of Carols at 6am on Radio 2. Later in the day he will be joining John Lloyd for a special Christmas edition of With Great Pleasure on Radio 4 at midday.

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Royal Albert Hall, London

24 April 2013

More Tomorrows Première at the Royal Albert Hall

Tomorrow sees the world première of Howard Goodall’s new work More Tomorrows – An Anthem for Orchestra

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Classic FM Microphone & Logo 2

12 March 2013

Cancer Research UK celebrated in music

As Classic FM’s composer in residence Howard Goodall has been asked to write a new commission which will be premièred a Gala Concert at the Royal Albert Hall on 25th April 2013.  

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