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John Barry: The Memorial Concert

Elen Hâf Richards writes about last week’s tribute concert to film composer John Barry at the Royal Albert Hall. Wow! We performed at the concert at the Royal Albert Hall to commemorate the late film composer, John Barry.  The whole evening really … Continue reading

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Champion Trumpets!

Co-Principal Trumpet Mike Allen writes about the trumpet section’s close encounter with the UEFA Champions League trophy last week: The Northern brass player is a bit stereotyped and here at the RPO, the trumpets are all from way north of … Continue reading

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Matt Perry On The Rails

 In order to try to distract myself from the fact I’m playing sardines on a rush hour commuter train into work, I thought I’d consider what I’ve learned in recent days with the RPO: 1. The last few days does … Continue reading

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The Show Must Go On! Verona May 6th

  The RPO was flying to Italy for a concert with Principal Guest Conductor, Pinchas Zukerman. It was divided into 2 flight groups. Adam Wright (A) was in Group 1 and Helen Kamminga (H) in Group 2. Here are 2 very … Continue reading

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Inside a typical bass box!

Benn Cunningham writes about the practicalities of touring with the RPO… I’m currently sat backstage at the Stevenage Arts and Leisure Centre, waiting to go onstage for a repeat of the Russian Gala concert at the Central Theatre in Chatham. … Continue reading

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