Royal Overseas League Gold Medal Winner and Royal Academy of Music professor Huw Wiggin has a new album of saxophone music. Reflections is a personal collection of favourite pieces some familiar classics arranged for soprano and alto saxophone, plus one delightful outing for a rarely heard of composer – Paule Maurice.
Solomon’s Knot have something special: a memorable name, a USP backed up with talent to deliver it, and a hungry audience wanting more. I can’t remember the last time I heard a capacity audience whoop with appreciation. Solomon’s Knot also have record producers from major labels interested in them too. An artistic endeavour to keep an eye out for as they command the attention of an ever-wider audience.
Two last performers stride onto the stage to play Khachaturian’s Concerto Rhapsody for Cello, I eat part of a giant vanilla slice for lunch, and the penultimate in my series of video reports from Armenia.