I never know whether to tell you about my forthcoming gigs in Live Concerts thread, or Making Music, or ....
So unambiguously, here are two in Berkshire. I don't know how I managed to take on quite so much which needs a lot of practice at a time when I am also suppose to be training for a bike ride of the 285 miles from London to Paris in 24 hours, but that is the way the cookie has crumbled in the 1780 household....
7.30pm, 22 June, St Paul's Church, Reading Road, Wokingham
Saint-Saens Danse Macabre
Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel Prelude
Strauss Till Euelenspiegel
Strauss, 5 songs including Morgen and Allerseelen
Berlioz Royal Hunt and Storm
West Forest Sinfonia. Philip Ellis (cond) Louise Turner (sop)
7.30pm, 13 July, Recital Room, South Hill Park, Bracknell
"With Jazz in Mind"
Stravinsky The Soldier's Tale (Suite)
Martinu La Revue De Cuisine
Gershwin Porgy and Bess Pieces (arr. Heifetz for vln and piano)
Members of West Forest Sinfonia.www.westforestsinfonia.org
The Stravinsky is a total roast up. Haven't spent so much effort (or had so much fun) learning something in ages.