Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lewes Concert Orchestra perform with violist Stephen Shakeshaft

On Friday October 26th the Lewes Concert Orchestra will give their Autumn concert. Under their Artistic Director, Adrian Shepherd MBE, their programme will be as follows: Telemann:  Viola Concerto (Soloist Stephen Shakeshaft) Haydn:  Symphony No. 99 Tchaikovsky:  Fantasy Overture Romeo … Continue reading

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A Premiere: Puccini’s opera, Edgar

Following last season’s triumphant Mireille (see Telegraph review), New Sussex Opera presents the UK première of the original version of Edgar. Giacomo Puccini, known today as the composer of such favourites as La bohème, Tosca, Madama Butterfly and Turandot, spent … Continue reading

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What Did It For Me – Chapter 4, by Charles Kerry

What Charles Kerry says about himself: “Charles Kerry was the bass soloist with the Alexeyev Balalaika Ensemble, then for many years a member of the Glyndebourne Chorus, singing several roles on tour.” What Charles Kerry says about music: I had … Continue reading

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The round-up of events for October

That familiar chill is in the air. It frankly makes me long for listening to music in front of my Tannoy speakers while drinking Rooibos tea. Or whiskey. But there’s good music aplenty to be had this month, so let’s … Continue reading

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