The talented young trumpet trio Arc Brass rasped out David Mitcham’s winning Fanfare for Bristol from the open windows of the Bristol Old Vic Theatre to herald the start of the third season of the popular Bristol Proms last night. A feast of virtuoso playing by top UK and international players was to follow. This was my first visit to the Bristol Proms, and it won me over totally. The quality of the performances was never in doubt, but what made this night special was the mix of inventiveness, risk-taking and wit.
4th – 8th August. The National Theatre’s multi award-winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,…Read more →