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Why Birds Sing

The Aurora Orchestra, conducted by Nicholas Collon. Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London. First half pieces & text by Olivier Messiaen, Kate Wakeling, Brett Dean, Gy├Ârgy Ligeti. The first half of the performance ended with the musicians placing ticking metronomes on … Continue reading

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Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (8/4/14)

Beethoven’s 7th Symphony at the Festival Hall, Southbank. (the view from the cheap seats)  

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