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Songs of Love and War – Dewsbury Town Hall

Musicians: David Greed (violin), Ian Buckle (piano) Reviewer: Ron Simpson The Dewsbury Lunchtime Concert Season is part of Kirklees Council and Opera North’s initiative to bring regular musical events to the area. Faced with continuing financial stringency, both the Huddersfield Concert Season and the Dewsbury lunchtime concerts rely ever more heavily on the host company, but this brings no reduction ...

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The Music Serenade – Ripon Cathedral

Musicians: Andrew Long (violin), Robert Ashworth (horn), Ian Buckle (piano) Reviewer: Ron Simpson The Cathedral Concert Society is clearly a lively and successful institution. Monthly concerts during the Winter draw more than sizeable audiences to the magnificent setting of the spacious Quire (the cathedral favours the old spelling) of Ripon Cathedral – and the acoustic’s excellent, too. The November guests ...

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Dvorak/Schubert Quintets – Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Musicians: Opera North String Quartet                    Paul Miller (double bass)                     Ian Buckle (piano) Reviewer: Ron Simpson This concert by the Opera North String Quartet, comprising section leaders of the Opera North orchestra, fell in the week that the orchestra celebrated the 40th ...

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From Hollywood With Love – Huddersfield Town Hall

Conductor: Tobias Ringborg Reviewer: Laura Stimpson The Orchestra of Opera North once again brings an absolute musical treat to Huddersfield Town Hall as part of the Kirklees Concert Season. From Hollywood With Love brings to the stage an evening of film music presented by Andrew Collins, Classic FM presenter and film editor the Radio Times. Collins’ comparing is informative and ...

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Gershwin in Hollywood – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Conductor: John Wilson Reviewer: Selwyn Knight Ever since he burst into the public’s consciousness at the 2009 Proms, the name of John Wilson has been synonymous with the romance and spectacle of the golden age of Hollywood movie musicals. Through painstaking research, he has reconstructed the orchestrations of such Hollywood luminaries as Conrad Salinger of MGM, often with little to ...

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