A Master Class with Don Black OBE - Limited Offer!
2 May 2012
The 2012 master class series presented by The Ivors, in association with the British Music Experience, has already seen two very successful events with John Rutter CBE and George Fenton. We are delighted to announce that the third and final master class in this year’s series will be with legendary lyricist Don Black.
This exclusive event takes place at the British Music Experience at the O2 in Greenwich. Usually only open to PRS for Music members who are also members of BASCA, for a limited time only this opportunity is being extended to all members of PRS for Music. Each event is open to 80 members, with each having the opportunity to purchase one ticket for £8. To purchase a ticket, follow this link.
A Master Class with Don Black OBE
The Ivors at the British Music Experience
Tuesday 8th May 2012, 7.30pm to 9pm
Don Black OBE is a highly acclaimed Oscar winning lyricist. His works have included numerous musicals, movie themes and hit songs. Black has won 5 Ivor Novello Awards, he is a former Chairman of BASCA and in 2009 was awarded the BASCA Fellowship.
Black's movie credits include the themes for many James Bond films, Thunderball, Diamonds Are Forever, The Man with the Golden Gun, Surrender from Tomorrow Never Dies and The World Is Not Enough. In collaboration with composer John Barry, he wrote the title song for the 1966 film Born Free, which won the Oscar for Best Song. He also collaborated with Barry on Out of Africa and Dances with Wolves.
He has worked with Jule Styne, Henry Mancini, Quincy Jones, Elmer Bernstein, Michel Legrand, Marvin Hamlisch, Charles Aznavour and has had two US number one hits, Michael Jackson's "Ben" and Lulu's "To Sir, with Love."
These events are in support of the British Music Experience's charitable mission to advance the education and appreciation of the art, history and science of music in Britain.
The Ivors celebrate, honour and reward excellence in songwriting and composing. They are presented by BASCA and judged by the writing community and are amongst the most prestigious awards for songwriters and composers.
BASCA in association with PRS for Music presents the 57th Ivor Novello Awards on Thursday 17th May 2012 at London’s Grosvenor House.