News Archive : 2020 : February

23rd February 2020

EVENT’  MAGAZINE    …

Jim White’s two-page feature in the printed edition of  Event magazine under the heading “Why Russell Watson told his doctor he wanted to die” is also available to read online with additional video clips.

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22nd February 2020

BRITISH  DRESSAGE  –  PARA  MATTERS   …

Last night Myerscough International Arena hosted the first Equissage Pulse Para Dressage Winter Championships and Russell and Louise were their guests of honour.

It wasn’t an occasion for Russell to sing but he did, apparently, present prizes and make a speech (unfortunately we don’t have details).

Several pictures have been posted to social media and it does look as if a great time was had despite the awful weather outside.

Well done, everyone!

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18th February 2020

BEHIND  THE  SCENES   …

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Jamie Nelson and Gemma Reilly have played key roles in delivering consecutive UK Number One albums for Aled Jones & Russell.

Read more on billboard

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15th February 2020

ON  THE  RADIO   …

Russell has been on BBC local radio stations recently.  Two that we know of are Radio Derby with Steve Jordan and BBC Three Counties with Nick Coffer, the latter being particularly enjoyable and all the more so if you’re a fan of The Masked Singer!

and on YouTube   …

Russell can be seen and heard in the role of (we believe) ‘Dandini’ in the pantomime ‘Cinderalla’ at the Alhambra Theatre in Bradford in 1997.

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Update  :  19th March 2020  :  Hay Festival 2020 cancelled  :  Read more …

7th February 2020

HAY  FESTIVAL   …

Russell and Aled Jones get together once again, this time at Hay Festival in Powys, Wales, on the Baillie Gifford Stage from 8.00 pm to 9.45 pm on Thursday 21st May 2020.

Booking is now open for  Friends of the Festival
General Sale opens on Monday 10th February

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6th February 2020

GUESTS  OF  HONOUR  AT  BRITISH  DRESSAGE  GALA  NIGHT   …

From British Dressage – Para Matters … “British Dressage is incredibly proud to announce international opera sensation, Russell ‘The Voice’ Watson and his lovely wife Louise, as our guests of honour at the inaugural Para Dressage Music Gala Night, taking place at Myerscough College near Preston in Lancashire on Friday 21 February, during the Equissage Pulse Para Dressage Winter Championships.

Read more   …

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5th February 2020

THE  GLOBAL  AWARDS   …   PHASE TWO   …

Phase Two of  voting   in the Global Awards 2020 has now closed but here’s what was said earlier.  We await the result and hope that .

Happily, Russell won through Phase 1 voting and now, in Phase 2, competes with just four others for the title of “Best Classical Artist”.

From Global’s web page …

The public vote reopens today, and the winners will be crowned in front of stars and fans of music, news and entertainment alike on Thursday March 5th 2020.

This will be at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre..

VOTE  FOR  RUSSELL ! 🙃

Don’t forget … you can vote up to five (5) times !

Voting closes at 9.59 a.m. on Friday 14th February 2020.

VOTE  NOW !

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Keep up-to-date with us on  Facebook  and  Twitter.

You’ll find Russell’s own official web site  here.
His Facebook Page is  here  and his official Twitter account is  here.
Also, social, domestic and on-tour Tweets from Louise are  here.

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