Box set makes 2 million Euro for hospice

RTE 2FM DJ Dave Fanning rang Gavin during his show devoted to ‘celebrity auctions’ on Wednesday. We caught the tail end of the interview, just after Gavin announced the Peter and the Wolf box set has already made 2 million Euro for the Irish Hospice. Listen to the rest of the interview (Windows Media) to…

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Friday/Seezer record Peter and the Wolf

Gavin, who is recovering from back surgery, Maurice, and the Friday/Seezer ensemble will be going into Windmill Lane studio early next month to record Peter and the Wolf as the Irish Hospice Foundation’s 2002 project. The cd will be released with an illustrated booklet. In recent years, the IHF has released similar projects to raise…

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The wolf went mental

When we suggest Gavin do his ‘Vincent Price’ on Prokoviev’s Peter and the Wolf he says: “The Shag Tobacco man? I can’t do that, it’s for children.” Kids there are plenty, mainly on the ‘friends, family and fans’ side. They’ve come to support Mr. G., or Uncle Gav. The non partisan part of the divided…

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Peter and the Wolf

Gavin has been approached by the Irish Hospice Foundation and has agreed to do the narration of ‘Peter And The Wolf’ which is being performed by a full orchestra and guest artists at Dublin Castle on November 21st. Tickets for the event are between £20-£26 and they can be purchased by sending a cheque, or…

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