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"Northern Stars" Concert from Fresno State Symphony Orchestra

The first concert of the 2014-2015 season for the Fresno State Symphony Orchestra started off loud and trumpeting.  And trombone-ing.  And oboe-ing.  Bassoon-ing for that matter.  395 more words


In deeper

Yesterday I played around with projections through the cling film ‘curtains’.

I tried initially with the series of ‘Sibelius‘ but without sound.

Louise came to view and thought the extra visuals confused the ‘curtain’ projection. 400 more words



Sibelius on a platform in the Wigmore Hall

an intimate grandeur and the Gabrieli Quartet

shook warmth into the minus 2 winter cold until I’m swimming… 29 more words


Americana/Finlandia with Sibelius and Dvořák - October 8, 2014

The two pieces on the bill for tonight were Jean Sibelius’ Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47 and Antonin Dvořák’s New World Symphony. The violinist for the evening was Karen Gomyo and the conductor was the youthful Jakub Hrusa. 357 more words


Romantic Journeys

Thursday 2nd October 2014 at 7.30pm

Symphony Hall, Birmingham +44 (0)121 345 0600

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Ryan Wigglesworth  conductor/piano
Sarah Tynan  soprano

Sibelius: The Oceanides 10′ … 269 more words


Bright Size Life

Pat Metheny is one of the guitarists and musicians that I hold in the highest regard. Besides being  a great player and leader, he is one of jazz’ greatest composers as well. 78 more words