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Peter Skellern – A Lovely Story

I was saddened to learn about the passing of singer/pianist Peter Skellern. I first came across his work on live television on Nationwide and recordings with the Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band. Here is a lovely story from his time at … Continue reading

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Wow!

A young Carrie Fisher watching her mother, Debbie Reynolds, perform! RIP both… Carrie Fisher (21/10/1956 -27/12/2016), Debbie Reynolds (1/4/1932 -28/12/2016) Debbie Reynolds with a French horn! Yes, I am assured she played for real…

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RLPO Japan Tour 2015 – Day Six – A Day Off In Tokyo!

Just before I go into the ins and outs of today’s free day, have a butcher’s at Nobuyuki Tsujii, Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra performing Rachmaninov Concerto no. 3 in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall a couple of months … Continue reading

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Never Eyeball A French Horn Player!

Quote from Sir Simon Rattle: “Actually you never eyeball a horn player. That’s one of the real rules. You just don’t. They’re stuntmen. You don’t eyeball stuntmen just before they’re about to go near death. That’s really true. You also … Continue reading

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RLPO In London…

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra travelled to London yesterday to perform a concert as part of ‘The Rest Is Noise’ Festival at the Royal Festival Hall. The enthusiastic audience were treated to a programme of music by Bocherini/Berio, Britten and … Continue reading

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Lou Reed 1942 – 2013

LEWIS ALLAN ‘LOU’ REED

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