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Event 17.
Free Thinker: William Orbit - William Orbit's Guide to Listening

William Orbit
  1. Saturday 24 October
  2. 6.15pm - 7.15pm
  3. The Sage Gateshead, Hall Two

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The multi Grammy Award-winning composer and music producer William Orbit is a one-man phenomenon: most famous internationally for his innovative collaborations with Madonna and Blur, as well as his best-selling modern dance adaptation of Barber's Adagio for Strings.

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