The biennial Eurovision Young Musician competition gets underway today. 18 musicians slogging it out for the top prize. EYM has in the past suffered from being a bit crap in its vision and its realisation. I’m expecting better things this time around. So far, in the capable hands of presenter Petroc Trelawny, I haven’t been […]
A touching hour-long event streamed live on YouTube and Facebook thanks to the foresight of Wigmore Hall’s John Gilhoolly featuring cellist, Holocaust-survivor and English Chamber Orchestra founder Anita Lasker-Wallfisch.
I didn’t get to Gruppen at the weekend, but its been fantastic to see such excitement and enthusiasm about the LSO’s gigs at Tate Modern and the Philharmonia’s Gurrelieder at Southbank too. Epic events that drew passionate crowds.
Just in today, news that 5000 free tickets will be up for grabs from 9am on Friday 22nd June for a special pre-season sound and light projection at the Royal Albert Hall – a preview before the premiere if you like, which I suppose really means that Thursday 12 June is the work’s real premiere.