Summer is over but some memories still resonate. For instance, 5000 people came to attend the Chopin open air event in August in Hanover. Sunny weather, world-class pianist Andrew Tyson, free entry and the “bring your own drinks und pick-nick” atmosphere seemed to attract many folks coming to the Herrenhausen gardens for classical music. read more
A little off the beaten track, in June I ended up playing two consecutive weekends with two different nice symphony orchestras in Hanover.
First, I played concerts featuring Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition with Hanover’s renown JSO.
Then, a Sibelius piece and drums on Gershwin’s Rapsody in Blue with Hanover’s regional youth orchestra.