Tag Archives: Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Living history exhibit on display at Stanley Halls: Dec 4

The Lives of Stanley Halls: Theatricals, Community and Entertainment, a touring exhibition, has its special introductory night at the South Norwood venue tomorrow night, December 4. The exhibition has been organised by the Stanley People’s Initiative and funded by the … Continue reading

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Yearning for opera fulfilled by this staging of Iernin

Given the free run of a boys’ school, albeit once most of the boys had gone home for the day, our regular arts reviewer, BELLA BARTOCK, did not hesitate to accept a ticket to the latest splendid production from Surrey … Continue reading

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Young musician helps celebrate life of local composer

Sean Creighton, the co-founder and co-ordinator of the Coleridge-Taylor Network, will be giving a talk about the life and works of composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor this Friday as part of the South Norwood Arts Festival. The Coleridge-Taylor Network staged a range … Continue reading

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PRS Music sketches out a tribute to composer Coleridge-Taylor

More than 100 years after his death, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is not only getting a portrait of himself in his old home town; there’s to be a sketch of the composer unveiled this afternoon  in the West End boardroom of PRS … Continue reading

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Has Kate Moss snubbed Croydon’s portrait bench?

Mystery surrounds the identity of one of the top three Croydon characters, voted for by the public, who has refused to allow their likeness to be used in a public portrait project. The final portrait for a bench on the … Continue reading

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Conductor Alwyn unveils blue plaque to Croydon composer

A year-long festival to commemorate Samuel Coleridge-Taylor ended on Sunday with the unveiling of a blue plaque at 6 St Leonards Road, the house where he died on September 1 1912. Those attending the ceremony included members of the Dashwood … Continue reading

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Samuel Coleridge-Taylor gala concert: Dec 15

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