Category Archives: Music
We loved Anna Meredith Five Telegrams premiere at First Night of the Proms with light show, courtesy of 59 Productions.
We were hugely impressed by the performances in The Lehman Trilogy at The National Theatre.
We were delighted to listen to Take 6, Jacob Collier’s guests at his Prom.
British Museum exhibition celebrates the friendship of Patrick Leigh Fermor, Niko Ghika and Joh Craxton Charmed Lives in Greece.
Der Rosenkavalier at Glyndebourne. Critics mixed but we were enthralled.
To National Maritime Museum in Greenwich to hear the sublime Emeli Sande. News of Columbia World Cup Penalties came through at same time.
Edge-of-the-seat first episode of latest series of “Line of Duty” with working mother Thandie Newton.
Delightful, laugh-a-minute androgynous Twelfth Night at The National with Tamsin Greig starring as Mrs.Danvers-like Malvolia and Doon McKichan’s tuneful Feste.
Elisabeth Leonskaja playing Shostakovich at LSO St Luke’s
Sublime production of Amadeus at Olivier. Lucien Msamati and Adam Gillen. And musicians galore.
A welcome return to Herefordshire and the delights of Shobdon Church.
80-year-old Glenda Jackson as King Lear and strong supporting cast at The Old Vic.
Spine-tingling storytelling in this second series of The Missing.
Hugely enjoyable The Beatles Eight Days a Week – the touring years.
Coffee at our nearby museum The Geffrye with its dedication to “the middling sort” and a wander round its chronologically-arranged gardens.