Mrs Henderson Presents - plus.....
Posted by: Mike Dixon at 06:53, January 11 2016. A busy few months - from the promo recordings for Mrs Henderson Presents, recorded at Abbey Road with George Fenton and Simon Chamberlain and our wonderful Tracie Bennet and Emma Williams - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmvsZEXq1f8eGz6yusQt3Xg - through Miss World in Sanya - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc68e8lhc1uFH5ht5DQsr8A - now in midst recording the Cast Album for Mrs Henderson a
Creative Team Parity The whole argument about Music Department being included in mainstream Theatre awards like Whats On Stage and The Oliviers has been ridiculed by the reply I received from Laura Norman from WOSAwards on 31st October. To suggest that the voting audience is 'implicitly supporting all involved’ by making a vote is complete nonsense and all of us who have our careers in this industry know it. Here is the email trail. Note how long before the reply with the inf
Very happy to report that the FNIMN I conducted this week with students from ArtsEd went really well. Such terrific engagement from them all, plus watching the Concert Orchestra enjoy playing with them.....an amazing couple of days! Then to top that: ArtsEd have asked me to join their list of wonderful Patrons, and I am very happy to accept! #mikedixonmusic #musicalsupervisor #artsed #FNIMN #BBCConcertOrchestra
After the summer break - and a quick Surprise Surprise for ITV - it is back to a very interesting 'grindstone! The Infidel (The Musical) by David Baddiel and Erran Baron Cohen is my next theatre project and having started rehearsals I am feeling very pleased to be involved. The piece shakes up Muslim, Jewish preconceptions and could ruffle some feathers as well - hopefully laughing all the way. More on it later..... #musicalsupervisor #davidbaddiel #erranbaroncohen #surprise
Amongst a few meetings and phone calls this last week I also popped in to see the brilliant Richard Beadle, MD for Bodyguard, and had a little session with our new upcoming Rachel Marron, the gorgeous Alexandra Burke. Not many people will know that back in 2001 or so I was MD for a BBC TV series called Star For A Night... 4 series in all including a Junior version of the show. A young lady called Joss Stone won the series but a notable runner up was a 12 year old Alexandra B