Prom 38 – Season 2017

The second concert in a night of all Rachmaninov – this time without an orchestra… Read more

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Prom 37 – 2017 Season

Kicking off a night of Rachmaninov this evening started off with two of his major pieces… and it certainly was one unique experience… Read more

The Royal Ballet – General Rehearsal

Having just joined the Friends Circle of the Royal Opera House I finally have the chance to attend general rehearsals. So when I had a night off without any plans I decided to take advantage of it and see what the latest programme of the Royal Ballet had to offer – The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude; Tarantella; Strapless; Symphonic Dances. Read more

Prom 51 – Season 2016

Olympics over – but Brazil is in London (including the temperatures!!!!) The Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra was back again under the baton of the Chief Conductor Marin Alsop – that concert was earmarked straightaway after the Proms programme came out as I have a bit of an attachment to the Orchestra but more to that afterwards…. Read more