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An Interview with Musician Daniel Firth – Looking Back on Eurovision

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Daniel Firth on stage. (c) D. Firth

It’s been a busy, but very rewarding time for Danish/English singer-songwriter Daniel Firth. The 23-year-old got to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal this year with singer Rasmussen, representing Denmark with the peaceful viking song ‘Higher Ground’. Now Daniel gets to spend some time in the studio to record his own songs and he looks forward to performing on stage again with his fellow ‘vikings’.

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Review: Take That – Live At The 02 Arena

Take That live at the 02 Arena (c) Thehitsradio.com

Take That live at the 02 Arena (c) Thehitsradio.com

Watching Take That perform at the 02 Arena in London, from the comfort of the local cinema was a spectacular experience. Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald, (or to quote a part of their opening speech: “…what’s left of Take That”), prove that they are still brilliantly talented artists, even as a threesome. Continue reading


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Review: Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl and Michael Fitz – Benefit Concert In Munich

The Tatort München threesome (c) Tvspielfilm.de

The Tatort München threesome (c) Tvspielfilm.de

In Germany they are known as the stars of the popular television series ‘Tatort München’, but Miroslav Nemec, Udo Wachtveitl and their former colleague Michael Fitz are not only gifted actors, they’re also passionate musicians. On Saturday the 20th of December 2014 they held a benefit concert in the ‘Muffathalle’ in Munich, in honour of their friend Klaus Kreuzeder. The famous German saxophonist died in November of this year. Kreuzeder contracted Polio when he was very young and, despite sitting in a wheelchair, managed to perform on stage and touch people’s lives with both his talent and personality. The profits of the concert will go the aid of the ‘Polio Initiative Europa’.

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An Interview with Musician and Actor Michael Fitz

Michael Fitz in concert in Mainz on the 5th of December (c) Christian Weber

Michael Fitz in concert in Mainz on the 5th of December (c) Christian Weber

There are many different ways in which an audience can experience live music. There are huge concerts with thousands of people, musicals, festivals and many more. The live music experience German singer-songwriter Michael Fitz offers, doesn’t fit into the categories I mentioned. Where many artists put the emphasize on the show, their fame or a party atmosphere, Michael puts the focus where it should be: on the music.  Continue reading