Legendary drummers discuss the art of percussion and their passion for music in new documentary Let There Be Drums!
San Diego Symphony’s Rady Shell set for new season: ‘It’s a fantastic venue,’ says Rock Hall of Famer Stewart Copeland
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Stewart Copeland happily began singing the praises of The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park even before he first performed there last summer with the San Diego Symphony. His concert was one of the first at the orchestra’s $85 million new outdoor home, which...
By 1980, the British rock trio the Police had already established themselves as a successful group in the U.K. and U.S. with such hits songs as “Roxanne,” “Can't Stand Losing You,” “Message in a Bottle” and “Walking on the Moon.” In that particular year, the band members—drummer Stewart Copeland, guitarist Andy Summers and bassist/singer Sting—were on their first and most ambitious international tour that saw them make stops in Mexico, Egypt, Japan, Australia, Greece, Hong Kong and India. It’s a memory that still lingers in Copeland's mind over four decades after the fact.
Stewart Copeland is in St. Paul this weekend to debut his new chorale piece Satan’s Fall, sung by the vaunted VocalEssence Chorus, and conducted by Phillip Brunelle. The piece is inspired by a 355-year-old poem, Paradise Lost, by the English poet John Milton. So to quote Professor Dave Jennings in Animal House, “Was Milton trying to tell us that being bad was more fun that being good?”
2022 Deer Valley Music Festival features Guster, Kristin Chenoweth, Police drummer Stewart Copeland and The Hot Sardines
This story is sponsored by Deer Valley Music Festival. Orchestral music will be accompanied by the breathtaking views of the Wasatch Range in Park City this summer at the Utah Symphony's 18th annual Deer Valley® Music Festival. The six-week summer concert series, which runs from July 1 through Aug. 6, features a diverse musical lineup, showcasing the versatility of Utah Symphony musicians as they perform music ranging from classical to alternative rock.
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