News Archive 2017 : April – June

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13th June 2017

Here’s hoping that Jim Brickman’s Christmas Special with Russell and Anne Cochran might be available outside the United States …

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Fun times last week recording the Christmas Special for PBS with @JimBrickman & @Anne_Cochran. Can’t wait to see the final cut 👍🎄

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8th June 2017

Russell asks, “Would you like to feature in The Russell Watson Serenade Programme 2017?  Send a picture of you with Russell to:  fan@lavocetouring.com.  If your picture is selected for inclusion, you will receive a free signed copy of the programme.  Closing date for entries is 22nd June.

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Tickets for “Heaven On Earth” at the First Direct Arena, Leeds have gone on sale today …

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7th June 2017

Ahead of his appearance at Tonbridge Castle on 9th July Russell talks to Eileen Leahy of So Magazines and reveals some forward planning that includes trips to New Zealand and Dubai as well as a duet with none other than Olivia Newton John …

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6th June 2017

Holding steady this week at #24 in the All Access chart, Russell’s ‘Now And Forever’ has had more airplays than last week but hasn’t moved position.

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5th June 2017

New dates announced for Jersey and Ireland …

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3rd June 2017

Jim Brickman posts a fun video that was probably filmed on Tuesday (30th May) …

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1st June 2017

Something to look forward to …

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28th May 2017

Russell sang a particularly moving “You Raise Me Up” at the National Memorial Day Concert in Washington DC on Sunday evening.

Russell is pictured at the dress rehearsal

For the moment, the concert is still available to watch, in full, either directly on the PBS YouTube channel or via their web site.

Russell is introduced just after the 26 minute mark (00:26:35) …

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27th May 2017

Russell is in Washington DC preparing for the National Memorial Day concert on Sunday evening …

He’s been meeting folks …  Bishop Cosplay  …  Ronan Tynan

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More great pictures from Getty Images

NB : The Getty Images page is frequently updated so keep checking for new pictures

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24th May 2017

Russell talks at length on Talk Radio Europe about his career and health, and mentions briefly plans for the rest of this year that include Ireland, London around Christmas-time and a UK Tour in 2018.   Listen from 30 minutes in.

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16th May 2017   (1.45 pm)

More new dates for September are appearing now (even as we type) on Russell’s official website.

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16th May 2017

Tickets are now on sale for Russell’s appearance at the  Lancaster Grand Theatre  on Thursday 21st September.  It’s a fairly small venue so, to try to ensure a measure of fairness, seats on one side of the theatre are only available  online  while those on the other side are only available by telephone  –  01524 845230.

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10th May 2017

A “big thing” was made on Twitter and Facebook of Russell performing at Lincoln Drill Hall on Sunday 17th September 2017.  Both items were deleted after a few hours but Russell’s proposed appearance is still shown on one of their website’s ‘events‘ pages, so it’s possible that their announcement was just a little premature, pending formal contracts. One to watch if you’re from that neck of the woods.

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9th May 2017

A new, quite exclusive date is posted via Twitter for Russell to entertain diners at the Opera Grill restaurant in Chester on Thursday 18th May.  It appeared to have been fully booked prior to being posted or very, very quickly thereafter.

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6th May 2017

The concert at Glasgow is cancelled shortly before it was due to start because of a fire in the building.  No reports of any injuries.  Russell and Team Watson evacuated safely.

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2nd May 2017

Russell’s latest single, the gorgeous ‘Now And Forever’, has gone into the US Charts (based on radio airplays) this week and flown straight up to #32.

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28th April 2017

ITV’s regional news, Granada Reports, featured a report this evening about the new musical production of  ‘Heaven On Earth’, in which Russell can be heard as the voice of God (but not seen) and he talks at some length to Entertainment Correspondent, Caroline Whitmore

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27th April 2017

Russell is honoured to have been invited, once again, to perform at the United States’ National Memorial Day, to be held this year on Sunday 28th May from 8.00 pm on the West Lawn of the US Capitol.

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26th April 2017

Good to see …

Well done, Russell.

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25th April 2017

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24th April 2017

Russell made an appearance today at London’s Rosewood Hotel in support of Good Morning Britain‘s Health Star Awards that we hope might be televised tomorrow, or over the next day or so, on that ITV early morning programme.

Read more about it (with another picture of Russell) here.

Right now @russellthevoice is singing a beautiful new song he wrote called I’m Alive – about when he was diagnosed with his tumours

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Teddy Jamieson’s article for “The Herald” can now be viewed, free of charge, online either on that newspaper’s own site, here, or via the ‘PressReader’ website, here.

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22nd April 2017

Russell is on the cover of the ‘Magazine’ supplement to Scotland’s “The Herald” newspaper today and featured over pages 6 – 11, telling Teddy Jamieson of his early life and career, and how the two brain tumours he suffered have led to positive changes.

The Herald is available to buy online as a digital edition …

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17th April 2017

It looks to have been a short trip Stateside, this time, as Russell appears to have been home for Easter.  Happy Easter to all …

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14th April 2017

Russell recently returned to New York, as did Gregory Darling, suggesting more work in preparation for his appearances next month.  Last night he Tweeted …

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9th April 2017

Russell announces another  new UK appearance, this time at Tombridge Castle, Kent on Sunday 9th July 2017 as a guest star for Great British Proms.

Tickets

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7th April 2017

Russell announces a new UK appearance at Bolesworth Castle, Cheshire on Saturday 2nd September 2017 as a guest star for Great British Proms.

Tickets  

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