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    Violinist Joshua Bell joins Academy of St Martin in the Fields


    The American violinist Joshua Bell has been appointed music director of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, which began life in 1958. He is the only musician to have held the title apart from its founder, Neville Marriner, who stepped down five years ago and becomes the group’s ...

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    Violinist Joshua Bell joins Brazil boycott


    Joshua Bell is the latest high-profile soloist to boycott the Brazilian orchestra that sacked nearly half its musicians in a dispute over reauditions. The violinist was due to perform with the Orquestra Sinfônica Brasileira (OSB) and its conductor Roberto Minczuk on 27 August, but has cancelled his appearance. Bell joins ...

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    Violinist Joshua Bell to give benefit concert in Bloomington, Indiana


    Violinist Joshua Bell will give a benefit concert to help children's music education in the city where he grew up. Proceeds from his 13 April recital in Bloomington, Indiana, with British pianist Sam Haywood will support elementary-school string programmes, which are under threat amid a public school funding crisis in ...

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    Editor's blog: Joshua Bell's looking at me!


    The new Joshua Bell Vivaldi Four Seasons recording has just come into the office and of course it sounds fantastic – full of the requisite energy and poetry. But with the CD comes a fold-out calendar featuring Bell looking tousled and sultry in what looks like his Baroque ...