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Last night I went to the last of this season’s late-night (starting at 22:15) Proms at the Royal Albert Hall to see Penguin Café. In a previous life and a previous generation, this group was known as the Penguin Café Orchestra. Whereas the PCO was led by Simon Jeffes, the newly reconstituted PC are led […]

The Proms

Last year we went to six proms concerts at the Albert hall, including the legendary Last Night of The Proms. This year we didn’t go to any at all, which I’m starting to feel was a grave error. I finally got around to watching a recording of The Last Night on the telly and it’s […]

The RFH, LPO and Stravinsky

Last night I went to the Royal Festival Hall in the South Bank Centre to see the London Philharmonic Orchestra perform Stravinsky’s “The Rite of Spring”. It was excellent! I went with Michael and Ricky, and we had a box to ourselves. Boxes are definitely the best way to see a concert The programme was:- […]