Baku 2017 Ceremonies were amazing and I am very proud to have been Music Director for the whole venture.
Here are some links to follow - with some details of timings, too!
00:00 - 02:16 - WELCOME PRESET & ROLLING STING
04:54 - 14:28 - WELCOME, FLAG & PROTOCOL
1:07:34 - 1:14:00 - PARADE PYRO FINALE & ISSF FLAG
1:14:54 - 1:15:22 - START OF SPEECHES
1:29:12 - 2:23:18 - GAMES OPEN FANFARE & MAIN CREATIVE
10:11 - 10:20 - ROLLING STING
12:49 - 18:03 - FLAG & PROTOCOL
35:52 - 40:01 - WELCOME / GROWTH
45:08 - 59:01 - MAIN CREATIVE
1:02:44 - 1:03:15 - START OF SPEECHES
1:20:25 - 1:22:10 - ISSF FLAG
Opening Ceremony Highlights
Closing Ceremony Highlights
I had such a great team of people around me - a really amazing time!
NOW - Concert Time:
On 24th June I conducted the last concert in the Hampton Court Festival with the wonderful RPCO.
Thanks to Malcolm Newton for the piccies!
As you can see there were two extraordinary things - 1) A beautiful rainbow after the rain &
2) Yours Truly had to introduce the concert - actually I secretly rather enjoyed that bit!
At the end of July this: I Feel Love - Click HERE for details....a celebration for BBC Radio 2 to mark 50 years since the repeal of the Homosexual Law!
Then two concerts in Holland with The New London Chorale - Janet Mooney, Jenna Lee James, Lance Ellington and Gordon Neville.
Here's a picture from last years summer concerts: