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Music played as the composers would have wished, at St Andrew’s

It was striking to see a red harpsichord that exactly matched the carpet in St. Andrew’s!  That was not the only euphony on Wednesday. Listening to lilting music on baroque instruments (and bows), in baroque style, was a pleasant way to spend a lunch-hour in the warm ambience of St. Andrew’s Church.. The first item was a surprise – ‘Gulliver Suite’ by Georg Philipp Telemann.  The excellent programme notes informed us... read more

Pirates, policemen and patriotic persuasion in, er, Penzance? – no, Wellington!

By , 12/09/2012
It wasn't the first time, and I'm sure it won't be the last - the thought "what terrific tunes these are" struck me freshly with resounding force as I listened to the Wellington Gilbert and Sullivan Society Orchestra's neat and stylish playing of "The Pirates of Penzance" Overture, which began one of the season's performances of the work in the Wellington Opera House. As with all great music, one never... read more

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