Sydney Symphony Orchestra – Dane Lam conducts Saint-Saëns – 26 Feb 2021

So after only two concerts in the last year. I’m back in my happy place. Watching the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. This year is again in the town hall as the concert hall at the operahouse undergoes renovations. The town hall is growing on me. I still prefer Angel Place (City Recital Hall) or the operahouse. More

Luisi & Bruckners 7 – DR SymfoniOrkestret

Recently while I was on holidays in the wonderful city of Copenhagen (København), Denmark, I took the opportunity to get a ticket to see the DR SymfoniOrkestret at the DR Koncerthuset. The concert was called “Luisi & Bruckners 7”. The concert featured Eva Steinaa playing Richard Strauss’ Oboe Concerto and the orchestra performing Anton Bruckner’s More

David Drury in Recital

On Friday the 23rd of March, I attended the Sydney Opera House to watch David Drury in Recital. David Drury is the organ player for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and every year he does a recital as part of Tea and the Symphony. This year I took along Chandré and she was lucky enough to More

The Muse, the Poet, the Composer and his Animals

Tea and the Symphony Today was another wonderful concert, Saint-Saëns In The Morning, at the operahouse by the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. It was a full Camille Saint-Saëns program. I must admit that I haven’t listened to Saint-Saëns very much before, I guessed that it would be pretty and I was right. La Muse et Le More

Chanterelle String Quartet at St James Church

Another day another concert. This time the ‘Chanterelle String Quartet’ at St James Church. The quartet are members of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and I have had the pleasure of seeing them already this year as part of the ‘Cocktail Hour’ Series in the Utzon room at the Operahouse. Today they played ‘Three Idylls’ and More

Train at the State Theatre

Last night, Miss Bad and I went to the state theatre to see Train. We arrived at the time on the tickets to find the support act already playing. A single guy with a guitar. He was singing away sounding pretty relaxed doing his own stuff and a cover of Bruce Springsteen’s I’m on fire. More