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Tongan tenor Manase Latu on his international opera journey

RNZ 04 May 2024
Latu was born in New Zealand but spent his early childhood in Tonga surrounded by church music and and traditional Tongan music. His journey into the "classical realm" came via singing choral music in his South Auckland high school choir.

Enter Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s world of Heeramandi powered by strong women who are not into fake sisterhood

Gulf News 01 May 2024
The eight-episode musical period drama will transport you into an elite house of courtesans ruled by the scheming Mallikajaan (Manisha Koirala) ... and were proficient in music, dance, and literature.

Tony Bennett’s San Francisco: Check out the crooner’s fave spots

Boston Herald 03 Mar 2024
In the hotel’s Heritage Hall, there’s the unofficial Tony Bennett Corner, featuring old photos, a huge plaque for the million-selling “Duets II” and signed sheet music for “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.”.

Tony Bennett’s San Francisco: The restaurants, landmarks and hangouts the late crooner frequented

The Virginian-Pilot 29 Feb 2024
In the hotel’s Heritage Hall, there’s the unofficial Tony Bennett Corner, featuring old photos, a huge plaque for the million-selling “Duets II” and signed sheet music for “I Left My Heart in San Francisco.”.

The Zambia Series: Why Everyone Needs to Visit the Home of Victoria Falls

Egyptian Streets 25 Sep 2023
Among them are the Tonga people, celebrated in ... Their culture is expressed mostly via music and dance, with indigenous instruments like the kalumbu drum and horn playing a central role in Tonga music.

Rochester-based composer built music career like a symphony

Post Bulletin 30 Aug 2023
Navy music program and attended the U.S ... “I performed at the military tattoo birthday ceremony for the King of Tonga and played brass band music for orphanages in Cambodia,” recalls LeGette.

Orchestra looking to connect with Tonga's love of brass music

RNZ 21 Jun 2023
"Tonga has had a long tradition with brass music, so we want to connect with that - I've been to Tonga several times teaching and performing over there," said Bremner ... "Whereas in places like Tonga, ...

My 10-year family trip from hell: Dad took me out of school and sailed me ...

The Daily Mail 11 May 2023
She refused to move (I punched the air at this point), so her mother put on loud music to distract her ... boat for days, and when they disembarked in Rio or Tonga to be feted by the locals or the king.

Pacific news in brief for April 19

RNZ 19 Apr 2023
Tonga - tsunami. Massive tsunami waves dozens of metres high, caused by the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption, had been significantly reduced as a result of shallow sea floors around the affected islands ... Tonga - robots.

American jazz group in Fiji

FBC News 18 Apr 2023
... secondary school and university music students in both countries.

EXCLUSIVE: Rising rap star is accused of kidnapping a man at gunpoint and pulling out ...

The Daily Mail 04 Apr 2023
The music group - which comprises of Leli SK, Rico Tonga and Titoez - have almost 10million views on YouTube, 500million streams on Spotify and boast 29,400 Instagram followers ... Tonga is due to appear at Burwood Local Court on May 10.

Yunupingu hailed as ‘one of the greatest Australians’; female cricketers get pay rise; and Paris to ban e-scooters

The Observer 03 Apr 2023
The US also has plans to open embassies in Kiribati and Tonga. The music mogul who launched the careers of Madonna, Talking Heads and the Ramones and introduced the Cure, Depeche Mode and the Smiths to ...

Celebrating Kumar Gandharva

Hindustan Times 01 Apr 2023
Ever alert to music of all kinds, Kumarji spontaneously absorbed the tonga-wallahs’ tunes, which he later learnt expressed a poetic form called baint ... Undaunted, he began exploring the musical traditions of the region.

Kishore Kumar: The Ultimate Biography pieces together the many ups and downs of the actor-singer\u2019s life

Indian Express 03 Mar 2023
He was an incomparable comedian, music composer, producer, writer, lyricist and director ... - and his initial brush with music ... After getting off the train at Malad, she took a tonga to Bombay Talkies.

Around the Community: Impressive cantata welcomes the season

Citrus County Chronicle 12 Dec 2022
CCCC Music Director Karen Medrano shared with us the challenges that she experienced narrowing the lengthy cantata down to a manageable concert length ... The Tonga drumming and Sally Anne’s piano were both competing for our rapt attention.

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