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Violinist Nigel Kennedy cancels concert after Classic FM stops Hendrix tribute

Performer pulls Royal Albert Hall gig over decision he compared to musical segregationViolinist Nigel Kennedy has pulled out of a concert at the Royal Albert Hall with only days to go after accusing the radio station Classic FM of preventing him from performing a Jimi Hendrix tribute.Kennedy said the “culturally prejudiced” decision amounted to “musical segregation”, with the station he now calls “Jurassic FM” preferring him to play Vivaldi’s Four Seasons in Wednesday’s show. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Jimi Hendrix, Culture, Classical Music, Kennedy, Vivaldi, Hendrix, Albert Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Nigel Kennedy



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