This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 5 NEW YORK - Call it the Music of the Knight. Andrew Lloyd Webber, a.k.a. Lord Lloyd-Webber Kt (as in Knight-Bachelor), was pressed into service by his king, HRH Charles III. The kind of service the composer of "Cats" and "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Evita" and "Jesus Christ Superstar" knows best. His Majesty wanted a song. Or not so much a song as a composition - of a sort fit for, well, a king. For the day of his coronation, in Westminster Abbey, on May 6 in the year of our Lord 2023. So it came to pass that Lloyd Webber set down a melody to Psalm 98, the one that goes, aptly enough, "O sing to the Lord a new song." Then he gathered together his flock - "half the kids in my office," he said - and with them the Lord he madeth a demo; the Lord in this case being Lloyd Webber. To a Yank's way of thinking, it is quite the thing for a Broadway composer to turn court … [Read more...] about King Charles needed a coronation song. He summoned Andrew Lloyd Webber.
How to best spend your time in Nashville during a weekend getaway
Nashville is the biggest city in Tennessee—and it has the personality to match. Known for its abundant nightlife scene, delicious food and Southern hospitality, it's always a good time to visit Music City. Given that it's just a quick nonstop flight from Houston, Nashville should be among your list of places for a weekend getaway . While the majority of Nashville's notoriety comes from its seat as the epicenter of country music—well, mainstream country music, at least—this city isn't just about honky tonks and cowboy boots scooting across a hardwood floor. There are also rolling hills and beautiful green spaces to enjoy, including more than 100 parks. During the mild temperatures of fall and spring are ideal times to visit, as this Southern destination gets its fair share of scorchers during the summer months. There are scores of museums, shopping destinations, restaurants and, of course, live music venues to explore during your visit. Let's break down the best things to do … [Read more...] about How to best spend your time in Nashville during a weekend getaway