Saturday, 29 October 2016

BOUGHT THE TEE SHIRT !.

20-10-16. Being Late. Search Party was put in Operation. Marcela, Lucy, Family + Good Pal "Chance". Went Over to Doymno, Looking For Me. Said Our Greeting,s. Showered & Changed. Head to Roztyly. 135 Bus To Sporilov.

On My 60 TH Birthday. Missed Out on Prvni Pivni Tramway. Much Work Still Going On. No Tram,s Yet !. Was Going to Buy Jirka ( Owner ), a Drink. He Too has Just Had a Birthday to Celebrate. He,s Not Here. No Problem. Still Well Looked After.

Bar is Full. Heavy Rock Music is Good. Plus Tennis is on TV. Start with Favourite, Matuska, Apollo Galaxy. Standing Room Only. Continue with Permon, Hopper El Dorado. IPA. Finish with Novelty. Half of Primator, Chipper Grapefruit Pivo. Refreshing Drink.

Another Enjoyable Visit. So Good I Had to Buy the Tee Shirt !. Back at Base Camp. Receive New,s From Brummie Michael. That The Mighty Sheffield Tiger,s. Have Beaten the Glasgow Tiger,s. To Progress to The Playoff Final. Makes the Evening Complete !.

Thursday, 13 October 2016

THE GOLDEN SPINNING WHEEL.

30-9-16. Opening Concert in the Sheffield International Concert Season. Pre - Concert Talk. BBC,s Trisha Cooper. In Conversation with the Halle,s Artistic Director. Plus the New Assistant American Conductor. Jonathon Heyward. Supplied a Question. Trisha Seemed Confused. Halle,s Artistic Director. Knew Straight Away. Hardly Rocket Science !.

Jonathon Heyward Started Playing the Cello. Went to the Charleston County School. Where a Interest in Conducting was First Formed. Developed at the Boston Conservatory. Jonathon then Moved On to the London Royal Academy of Music. Only 23. He Takes up the Assistant Baton with the Halle Orchestra. His Debut is on the 10th Of November. Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. Interesting Point. That American Orchestra,s Rehearse All Week. Not So in the UK.

Three Year,s Ago The Opening Concert in the Season was Dvorak,s " Vodnik ". Tonight,s Opening Concert Makes Me Proud Again. Being a Dvorak Society Member. By the Halle. Is Another Dvorak Symphonic Poem. " Zlaty Kolovrat ". Or, the Golden Spinning Wheel. Classic Czech Fairy Tale. Story, goes Young Prince Fall,s for Young Girl in the Forest. Story Being Czech. Not Straight Forward. Much Blood & Gore Follow,s. Then Thankfully. A Happy Ending. All Told in Sir Mark Elder,s Unique Style. Sir Mark a Good Friend of Czech Music.

Tonight,s Solo Piece. Benjamin Grosvenor. Tinkering the Ivory,s. To Franz Liszt,s. Piano Concerto NO 2, in A. Second Half Continue,s. With Beethoven Symphony NO 6 in F Major. Better Known as the Pastoral. He Being in Love with Nature. Captures His Time in Baden. Complete with Storm. Very Well Played by the Halle. Sir Mark Conduct,s in Animated Fashion. All Punter,s Go Home. Happy & Content.