Sunday, 18 December 2011

Tuesday, 8 November 2011

An Evening with Derek Paravicini!

Musical fun for all the family! The audience chooses the programme. Come and hear Derek play your favourite tune! Madonna? Michael Jackson? Mozart? You decide!
Saturday 12th November at 7.30pm, Queens Building, Roehampton University.
In aid of Eastwood Nursery School and Children‛s Centre.
Tickets £10 or £5 for Eastwood children, families and staff and Roehampton students.
Phone 020 8876 3976 or email admin@eastwood.wandsworth.sch.uk

Friday, 4 November 2011

Air on a G String

If you missed Derek's concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall back in September, then you can click on the link below to see a video of Derek performing one of his encores - Bach's 'Air on a G String'. A fine example of Derek playing at his absolute best! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MQs3p1QLeeU

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Surrey Mirror Article

Here is a link to an article written in this weeks 'Mirror Midweek', about Derek's recent performance of 'Shearing Magic', at the Watermill Jazz Club on Sunday 9th October... http://www.thisissurreytoday.co.uk/Musical-genius-star/story-13555493-detail/story.html

Monday, 3 October 2011

SHEARING MAGIC!

There are still some tickets available to see Derek performing a concert of 'Shearing Magic' on Sunday October 9th 2011 at the Watermill Jazz Club (Friends Provident Social Club, Dorking, Surrey) from 3pm - 5.30pm.
Marvel at loving recreations of Shearing's music by Derek and the quintet, with Jim Hart on vibes, and Frank Holder on vocals.

Tickets are £12.00, concessions and Watermill Jazz Members £10.00. For box office and info phone 01737 842442, or email boxoffice@watermilljazz.co.uk or ann_odell@sky.com.

Classic FM

Click on the link below to hear Nicholas Owen on Classic FM talking about Derek's recent concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqrmksHGQ98

Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

BBC Radio 3 - 'In Tune'

You can listen again to Derek's interview on BBC Radio 3's 'In Tune' programme by clicking here .... http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b014qt5b

BBC Breakfast News

Derek has been filmed by BBC Breakfast News, rehearsing for and talking about the new concerto that he will be debuting tomorrow evening at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. It will be aired tomorrow morning (Wednesday 28th September) on BBC One Breakfast News, at ten minutes to the hour, every hour!  

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Derek on BBC Radio 3

Listen out for Derek on BBC Radio 3 tomorrow evening at 5.15pm, as part of the 'In Tune' programme. He will be talking about his forthcoming concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall next Wednesday, and playing some snippets from the new concerto that he will be performing. He will also be taking some requests, which can be emailed in to the show! Click here for more info... http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b014qt0v

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Friday, 29 July 2011

Congratulations!

On Wednesday 27th July 2011, Derek Paravicini was awarded an honorary doctorate for his achievements in music, by Roehampton University. The ceremony was held at Guidford Cathedral, and Derek's family and friends were there to celebrate with him. Congratulations Dr. Paravicini!

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Shearing Magic!

Derek is performing a concert of 'Shearing Magic' on Sunday October 9th 2011 at the Watermill Jazz Club (Friends Provident Social Club, Dorking, Surrey) from 3pm - 5.30pm.
Marvel at loving recreations of Shearing's music by Derek and the quintet, with Jim Hart on vibes, and Frank Holder on vocals.

Tickets are £12.00, concessions and Watermill Jazz Members £10.00. For box office and info phone 01737 842442, or email boxoffice@watermilljazz.co.uk or ann_odell@sky.com.

Dr. Paravicini!

Derek is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Roehampton, London, www.roehampton.ac.uk in recognition of his unique musical achievements – the first person with severe learning difficulties ever to gain such a distinction and recognition by the international academic community. Congratulations Derek - everyone is very proud of you! 

Friday, 24 June 2011

Twitter

You can now follow Derek on Twitter for updates on events, concerts and media appearances etc. His Twitter name is @DerekParavicini.

Derek on YouTube

Derek now has his own YouTube account which you can subscribe to. Follow the link http://youtu.be/YTmJz8f8vkg to see Derek's rendition of the BBC Wimbledon Tennis theme tune!

Wednesday, 18 May 2011

Derek Paravicini at the Queen Elizabeth Hall

Derek will be performing with the Orchestra of St. John's at the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London on Wednesday 28th September 2011, at 7.30pm.
The programme will include Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue and a brand new piece which has been written especially for Derek by Matthew King, based on themes from Gershwin.
Tickets cost between £10 - £35. Click on the following link for more info and to buy tickets!
http://ticketing.southbankcentre.co.uk/find/music/classical/tickets/orchestra-of-st-johns-57171

Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Derek plays at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XVII

Derek Paravicini performs onstage during Muhammad Ali's Celebrity
Fight Night XVII
at JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 19, 2011 in Phoenix, Arizona.
(March 18, 2011 - Photo by Mike Moore/Getty Images North America)

More photos available at:
http://www.zimbio.com/photos/Derek+Paravicini/Muhammad+Ali+Celebrity+Fight+Night+XVII+Show/04rEUX2dS2K

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

Derek to play with Rhydian on Friday 25 February. Book now!

25 February 2011, 7.30pm
Rhydian Concert featuring Derek Paravicini and the Giant Gospel Choir in aid of Music for Autism
Tickets £20 available from Oxboffice: 0845 680 1926 - www.oxboffice.com

Monday, 21 February 2011