The Minnesota Orchestra are back at the Proms. Their sound is incredibly exciting: a sort of pit-band dryness mixed with a cavernous ambience around them. A magnetic kind of intimacy is created as a result: all clean lines, brushed steel worktops and polished concrete. Modern. Sleek. Sophisticated.
Edinburgh is a big place. I know that now I visited here for the first time. Soon after I stepped off the train I unwittingly ended up on the Royal Mile. Crowds of people, the majority of whom thrust fliers to comedy shows into the unsuspecting hands of passers-by. I cottoned on quite quickly. I […]