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French Exchange: Audience Reactions

Wed 12 Dec 2012

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After last month’s performance of Queens, Heroines and Ladykillers: French Exchange at Southbank Centre, we spoke with some audience members to find out what they thought of the concert. 

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French Exchange: reviews

Mon 12 Nov 2012

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Last week, we enjoyed a fabulous concert with fast rising star Jonathan Cohen conducting and regular OAE collaborator Sarah Connolly singing some wonderful arias from Purcell, Rameau and Charpentier.

Here’s what the reviewers said about the concert:

Evening Standard

The Independent

Classical Source

Financial Times

The Times (subscribers only)

Thanks to all who tweeted during the concert too, our favourite comment was:

“Blinking Hell! I always thought @spconnolly was fab, but tonight she got into my heart and soul and had a good old rummage. Superb”

Here’s our Storify page with all your feedback from the night.

Let us know what you thought of the night by using the comments box below.

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December podcast: A cellist turns conductor, legendary carpet and much more

Wed 22 Dec 2010

Our December podcast is now out. In this bumper edition we:

Talk to conductor Jonathan Cohen about his New Year’s concerts with us Find out how someone needing the loo led to the Royal Festival Hall opening its doors all day Talk to Duke Dobing from the office team to find out what a Development Director does Hear from violinist Roy Mowatt about his top CD picks Look ahead to our tour with legendary Beethoven interpreter David Zinman

Enjoy!

 

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