The great unwashed lined up to conduct the orchestra and some were absolutely fantastic. The volume of applause was more connected to visual performance of the conductor, rather than his or or her skill with the baton.
Not known to me, but the better half of Anthony Malloy dot com was also in the audience.
I stood on the steps for a while, viewing from a bit above, but I then got down
It was an absolute hoot and I could not help grinning, laughing and feeling very happy. Thanks MSO.
Here are some photos of the orchestra, the guest conductors and a video of one conductor. Men with blue hair are usually outgoing.
'Tis a lass with the baton.
Not much in the way of flourishes, but she had a go.
I know pianissimo, but for a minute or so I was puzzled about feelitsmo. Feel it MSO. Get it?
She was a good laugh.
He was really good, and I think came back for a second crack.
I missed a couple of seconds at the beginning. This bloke was quite accomplished. I must say, after half an hour or so, I was heartily sick of the same piece of music.