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Taking off

Taking off

If you’re a follower of French TV then you’ll already know that the fascination with showbiz has never been stronger. And what’s more, we have a young rising star right here in the heart of the Charente: “Ladies and gentlemen, we give you Madeleine Leaper...”

 

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Up Beat - Thomas Ottogalli

Up Beat - Thomas Ottogalli

Charente-based Thomas Ottogalli is creating quite a name for himself, so Roger Moss decided to find out more about the man behind the music...

 

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Up Beat - Summertime Blues (and more)...

Up Beat - Summertime Blues (and more)...

Summertime Blues (and more)...

 

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UpBeat - From village bar gigs to full-blown festivals

UpBeat - From village bar gigs to full-blown festivals

From village bar gigs to full-blown festivals, there’s going to be a lot for music-lovers to enjoy during the next few months. Our music columnist Roger Moss investigates...

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Surpassing Expectation

Surpassing  Expectation

As the Charente prepares to welcome the 4th International Festival of Chamber Music, Roger Moss profiles this world-class music event, and those who make it possible...

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Up Beat - Angie Palmer

Up Beat - Angie Palmer

As you’ll have seen elsewhere in this issue, it’s festival time, so we’re profiling a locally-based artiste who is equally at home playing both big festivals and smaller events. Roger Moss meets Angie Palmer...

 

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Where there’s brass...

Where there’s brass...

It’s not every day that you come across a brass band playing in rural France, unless, of course, you live in the heart of Poitou-Charentes, as Roger Moss discovered...

 

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