Tag Archives: Bill Stokes

A Wonderful Day – A Commemoration and Celebration of the Life of Alan Stringer MBE

 Yesterday marked a very special day. An event was hosted by members of the RLPO and family members to celebrate the life of the great Alan Stringer. We converged on The Fly In The Loaf at 1pm, near Liverpool’s Philharmonic … Continue reading

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Four fantastic brass photos and a video clip… London Symphony Orchestra/Abbado 1982

The legendary trumpeter John Gracie has sent me three fabulous photographs today. They are from a performance of the Verdi Requiem, at the Edinburgh International Festival in 1982, by Claudio Abbado and the London Symphony Orchestra. The first is a … Continue reading

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