Tag Archives: Paul Manley

Forthcoming Primavera Season

The new Primavera Summer Classic Country Concerts season is nearly on us, so just time for a reminder of the coming programmes as our postal brochure was sent quite early in the spring. Many thanks to those who have already … Continue reading

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Primavera Concerts

Penned at the tender age of 16, he’s already arrived at the top of his compositional achievement. The panache, freshness, creativity and sheer joy of this work put Mendelssohn on the level of Mozart and Beethoven at their best. There … Continue reading

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Open Day plus Part, Ravel and Beethoven July 19 at Finchcocks

How time flies. Only was it last week that Arvo Part was Composer of the Week Radio 3. It’s hard to imagine that such beautiful work was banned by the communists in the 70’s, but come and hear live the … Continue reading

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An interesting visit

For reasons too complicated to tell here, I recently had need of a new 3rd string for my cello. (Note the avoidance of the alternative name, for those of a more irreverent turn of mind!) Googling for local suppliers brought … Continue reading

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