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Notes from Last Night - the intro

My passion for music stretches back to my earliest years. From remembering snippets of songs from when I was three (earliest song singing memory – Perry Como’s Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket) to singing in school and church choirs, performing in musicals, singing in bands, entertaining holiday makers as an Ents Rep overseas, clumsily playing the piano, gathering dusty LPs, tapes and CDs (mum always said if I was pushed, I’d buy music over food, which is sort of true!), owning a set of bongos, buying guitars, singing at my own wedding and listening to lots and lots of radio (thank you Radcliffe and Maconie for making my afternoons a joy). 133 more words

Week 5: 30 Before 30

I haven’t had a great week with my Adrenal Insufficiency, meaning I spent a lot of time in bed or lying down. But here’s what I did manage to achieve on my… 177 more words


West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

this evening (wednesday 17th), 7.30-10.00pm, on bbc radio 3
bbc proms 43, 2016 (presented by sara mohr-pietsch)

“Pianist Martha Argerich joins Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in a programme of Liszt, Wagner and Widmann.

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Last Night at the Proms, Part 2

I am not a night owl. When it comes to sleeping, I am a granny. I like going to bed at 10, and waking up before 6. 236 more words


Walton's Prelude to Richard III in included in Prom 44 tomorrow!

Walton’s Prelude to Richard III is to have an airing.

BBC Proms presents

Prom 44: Shakespeare on stage and screen

Thursday 18 August 2016

Doors: 6:45pm… 104 more words


Music Monday

I really need to find a better title for these…

(Any suggestions, drop them below. Seriously. :) )

Let’s get down to business, shall we? 261 more words


good morning heartache

i went to the proms for the first time – not the classical one, but the late night proms that they hold on certain nights – still at the Royal Albert Hall – but starting later at 9.45.   220 more words

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