Hi and welcome to the December blog.
A momentous year in so many ways.
Congrats to oz opinion-poll vote for favoring SSM.
Congrats to socceroos for 4th successive World Cup qualification.
And the old boys Nadal and Federer for doing so well in the tennis.
And, hurrah Spurs beats Real Madrid so convincingly st Wembley.
Brexit remains in turmoil.
Roll on 2018.
Was a wonderful event at CHAPEL OFF CHAPEL for “2GUYS”.
Thx to Issi Dye, BarrySmith, Sarah MacLaine. And a Winston Hillyer for glorious vocal input. And of course, wonderful work of sumptuous lyrical input by wordsmith extraordinaire Frank Howson.
Final musical event of the year is on December 2cnd with a carousel of great musical inspirations at Dizzys in Melbourne for a bravura pianists tour de force
Come and say goodbye to 2017.
Where will 2018 take us with electric,flying,driverless Ubers?
EMBRACE.. a huge success., photo above. Thx to the huge efforts of the kids, the Les Twentyman Foundation and all involved for truly life changing , and transformational work. Hugely, regarding, challenging and how enjoyable to hear and celebrate the languages and cultures of Samos, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Somalia, Russia , Italy, Nigeria and many others.
Looking forward to many future collaborations.
NERO.. a blast in October in London shortly to present the U.K. version of the workshop of NERO.
A Quick blitz of a trip and a wonderful cast assembled and featuring Sarah Jane Skeetes ,(Robbie Williams vocalist) for a whirlwind blitz of a presentation to urge acclaim at Pineapple,Studios, Covent Garden.
Certainly also hoping to push our WINDS OF ASIA festival/season forward also.
DIZZYS..December 2cnd.. in a Richmond , Melbourne, virtuoso piano performance in concert . Hoping to see you there after what a s been a whirlwind and rewarding year. A bravura dash through past and present.
REPUTATION in London, workshop on December 19, at Claridges, Mayfair with Alick Glass and full cast as well as honing and bingeing on the cultural scene for LONDON BEAT, and setting up a home for some projects, made in oz, to gain a foothold over there.
Concert, as per, website and fb, on December 20, concert version produced by Adrian Silas and Chabad in London.
Happy,festive season and roll on 2018