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JANACEK ON THE THAMES.

22-5-15. Now for My Concert at the Royal Festival Hall. Very Impressive Concert Venue. Good Views Everywhere. Nice Seeing So Many Younger Classical People. In Attendance. Concert by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor. Czech, Tomas Netopil. Director of Philharmonie Essen. Concert Opens with the Enjoyable Wagner " Overture, The Flying Dutchman ". Before Interval Beethoven,s Symphony NO 4. Take Photo,s of the Thames. From Great Vantage Point. Before Having Very Nice Simply Chocolate Ice Cream. Second Half Highlight. Leos Janacek " Glagolitic Mass ". Very Strong Vocal,s From Slovak Soprano, Andrea Dankova. Plus the Choirs of the London Philharmonic, & The Spanish, Orfeo Catala, & Cor De Cambra Del Palau De La Musica Catalana. Good Playing Too. By Catherine Edwards on the Organ. Mass, Huge Work. Janacek Dream of a Wedding. Set in the Open Countryside. Around the Moravian Spa Town of Luhacovice. Enjoyed it Very Much. Uplifting. Even after Leaving Hall to Evening Rain. Cannot Dampen My Spirit. Retire Back to Earls Court. And the Courtfield. Another London Pilsner. Bar Very Lively. Full of Middlesbrough Football Supporters. Having a Grand Time. Even After Losing to Nearby Fulham, Earlier.

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