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swing low, sing out

swing low, sing out

By | March 26, 2013 at 8:52 pm | No comments

I never realised the 'swing' of 'swing low sweet chariot' was an upbeat, thereby putting the emphasis on the word 'low'. So unless that's an LSO affectation, I learned something this evening, almost outweighing the - for me - excrutiating embarrassment of having to sing. Not on...

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Chorus lines

Chorus lines

By | March 26, 2013 at 7:17 pm | No comments

The next reality TV choir programme? I reckon I have an idea. How about an inter-London postcode competition, pitting north against south, East End against West? Trouble is, EC1 will have a bit of a head start. 10 years' head start, to be precise, since that is how long the...

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favourite things (3)

favourite things (3)

By | March 26, 2013 at 3:29 pm | No comments

At the end of my chat with Adam Gatehouse (see my earlier post, the Man from Auntie) I asked him to describe his favourite thing about LSO St Luke's. He said: 'I would say it’s an amalgam of things. That lovely openness and accessibility, the lightness. You feel that...

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Take the A board

Take the A board

By | March 26, 2013 at 3:21 pm | No comments

The folks at LSO St Luke's have various ways of trying to attract an audience to its lunchtime concerts. And, apart from getting me in to write on their blog, my favourite is the A board on the Old Street pavement outside. It's basically a pair of blackboards on which the day's...

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the man from auntie

the man from auntie

By | March 26, 2013 at 12:07 pm | No comments

Do they still call the Beeb 'Auntie'? Assuming they still call it the Beeb, that is. Anyway, day 6 at the LSO St Luke's 10th birthday festival is all about the very early days of the building's reincarnation as part education centre, part performance venue. Later this...

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What’s on at the Festival today: Day 6

What’s on at the Festival today: Day 6

By | March 26, 2013 at 10:16 am | No comments

Here’s what you can enjoy on day 6 of the LSO St Luke’s 10th Birthday Festival: 1pm: BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert with the Wihan Quartet MOZART String Quartet in D minor, K421 DVORAK String Quartet in F major, Op 96 (‘American’) Tickets: £10 (£9...

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