With the wonderful prom season in full flow I thought I’d join in tonight. I’ve been to a few outdoor Last Night of the Proms in my time and I’ve heard this piece by one of my favourite composers Gustav Holst, played a few times at those concerts. 166 more words
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My previous culture post was about the modern Russian ballet dancers Ivan Vasiliev and Natalia Osipova performing Don Quixote. Read it here.
For my next post on culture, I’d like to introduce to you a British composer that I am embarrassed to say I had not encountered prior to a few days ago: … 120 more words
As a former musician (trumpet and French Horn, the latter of which is insanely difficult to play well), I have an ongoing affinity for orchestral music. 431 more words
When I discovered this band, they were opening a show at The Boileroom. Judging by that set and this seven-tracker, it won’t be long before you’ll spot them playing much higher up the list. 207 more words