Zeb Soanes joins Ikon Arts – Edition Peters as concert narrator

Zeb Soanes, known to millions as the voice of BBC Radio 4’s news and the iconic shipping forecast, has joined the roster of Ikon Arts – Edition Peters as narrator. He has earned a reputation as ‘the go-to person for music narration’ (Daily Telegraph) with the UK’s leading orchestras, performing favourite works for children including Babar the Elephant, Paddington’s First Concert and Peter and the Wolf. He is a frequent reciter of Walton’s Façade, including a critically acclaimed recording conducted by John Wilson on the Orchid Classics label.

His best-selling first book for children, Gaspard the Fox, illustrated by James Mayhew, began a series of stories inspired by his remarkable encounters with a real urban fox, and his third book, Gaspard’s Foxtrot which is released on March 4th has been adapted as a major new narrated orchestral work by composer Jonathan Dove.

Find out more about Zeb at the agency page here and at his own website here.

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