Monthly Archives: September 2012

TREASURED – An Olympic sized event of TITANIC proportions

Well, the rehearsals for my latest solo project are well on the way and the ‘sales’ are looking quite optimistic to, to say the least. Jen Heyes (the Creator & Director) and Ailis Ni Riain (the Writer & composer) and … Continue reading

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Kurt Scwertzich Flute Concerto – World Premiere

Amongst the RLPO’s concert offerings of Mozart, Schubert & Strauss last week was yet another World Premiere. Here is the review of the concert by Liverpool based journalist Glyn Mon Hughes in ‘The Arts Desk’… Henry, RLPO, Petrenko, Philharmonic Hall, … Continue reading

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Is This The End For EMI ?

The European Union has given the go-ahead for the selling off of assets from Great Britain’s last remaining big international recording and music behemoth, EMI. News of this has just been announced on ‘Slipped Disk’ by Norman Lebrecht. This potential … Continue reading

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Will we lose our musical skills with the advances in technology?

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Flight of the Bumble Bee? Not any more!

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New position!

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My latest Solo project…

I was alerted, by all and sundry, to a piece in the Liverpool Echo today. From the 1st to 6th October, I will be taking part in the production of Treasured in Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. As a solo performer this … Continue reading

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Jon Lord – Concerto for Group and Orchestra

My old school chum, Paul Mann, is a very successful British conductor on the international symphony orchestra circuit. He’s also a damn good pianist, but that’s by the by. Paul is a very eclectic musician and his collaborations with the … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra rehearsal was just halted at 15.06 today to enable us pay our respects to the ninety-six victims of the Hillsbrough disaster with a two minute silence. Our thoughts are with you… Principal ‘cello Jonathan Aasgard … Continue reading

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