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2009-10-22 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- My Christmas, the first-ever holiday recording from the iconic Andrea Bocelli, boasts a superstar line-up of guest artist duets including Mary J. Blige, Natalie Cole, Reba McEntire, The Muppets, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Katherine Jenkins (complete tracklisting below). On the heels of the highly anticipated CD, Andrea is gearing up for a special string of holiday concerts in the U.S., kicking off in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on November 28th....

2008-12-28 13:57:50

Protesters who booed Katherine Jenkins at a Harrods sale in London say the opera singer should not be involved with a store selling fur products. Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade protester John Wilson said while Jenkins has spoken out against the fur trade, she appeared at Saturday's winter sale opening for the department store, which allegedly sells imported furs, the BBC reported We are gathered here today because of our disgust at Ms. Jenkins who professes to be against animal cruelty...

2008-10-11 18:00:21

By Katie Bodinger ONLY Men Aloud! have just 24 hours left to record their first album. And with their sights set firmly on a Christmas Number One - the pressure is on. The winners of BBC talent show Last Choir Standing are on the verge of worldwide fame and are currently buried away in London's legendary Air Studios, where greats such as the Beatles have performed. The 18-strong choir from Cardiff and the South Wales Valleys have put in 12-hour days for the past four days and have...

2008-08-24 00:00:24

By Geraint Thomas Picture the scene. You turn up for your music GCSE exam, naturally you are a little nervous. The first question asks you to compare and contrast two different singers. You play the first track and listen to Katherine Jenkins give a delightful version of Calon Lan. Next, you turn to the other recording and as the first phrase fills your headphones the voice sounds strangely familiar. Then you realise . . . it is your father! An unlikely scenario? Not if your...

2008-08-23 18:00:22

By Peter Collins AS I write, I'm listening to a splendid recording of Bach's Mass in B Minor, a truly majestic work that, in my opinion, everyone should listen toat least once before they die. Normally, I listen to this work at times of extreme stress, sadness or depression, finding that it lifts my thoughts and spirit to a higher plain and presents cause for hope and optimism. Why then, I hear you ask, are you listening to it now? Well, as part of my sometimes onerous duties on...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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