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Portobello Road Win GOLD!

With an amazing performance in the National Finals, Portobello Road brought home the Gold medal and become the UK Champions for 2017.

Well Done Ian, Brian, Stuart and Steve

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2016 Show at the Bec Theatre, Hayes

An Alternative Soundtrack to some of our Best-Loved Movies

Saturday 1st October 2016, 7.30pm

 

Experience the joy of close harmony singing at its best with The Royal Harmonics,

one of the leading male a cappella choruses in the country, along with special guests,

jazz singer and Ronnie Scott’s regular, Jenny Green and her band.

Tickets are £17.50, available from The Beck Theatre box office on 020 8561 8371

or visit www.becktheatre.org.uk.

For more information about this event, contact The Royal Harmonics on 0751 9529266.

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Dr Liz Garnett attends the Royal Harmonics

Wednesday took me down to Windsor to work current BABS silver medallists, The Royal Harmonics. I have arranged for them several times in recent years, but this was the first time we had made music together in person - indeed, it was also the first time I heard two of my arrangements sung live.

Part of the evening's agenda was to work on the most recent of my arrangements they had commissioned, and it was at that perfect point in the rehearsal process to coach where the singers were secure enough on it not to be wasting mental effort on memory tasks, but still fresh enough on it to be very flexible in adapting their performance.

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Royal Harmonics one note short of top spot

IT WAS a case of close but no cigar for the borough's favourite barbershop chorus on Saturday.

The Royal Harmonics finished second at the British Barbershop Championships, in Southport, but were pleased with their overall performance on a baking hot stage.

Nottinghamshire's Grand Central Chorus won the top prize and with it a place at the world championships in Toronto next year, but the Harmonics performed admirably while competing against a broken air-conditioning system.

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