Retrospect – July in Pictures

Another month has flown by at City of London Sinfonia. During July we had many more performances at Opera Holland Park, as well as two family day concerts in Newmarket and Whitechapel, a performance with Michael Collins at Petworth Festival and a chamber lunchtime concert at St Thomas’ Hospital.

The highlight of our month was undoubtedly welcoming the Olympic Torch to Holland Park with our friends from Opera Holland Park. We look forward to August when we’ll be taking part in the Paralympic Flame Celebrations in Suffolk.

 

Here’s a few pictures from the past month…

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The sunny view from our roof terrace at Piano House, Brixton

 

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July saw performances at Opera Holland Park 2012 – here is the audience and orchestra waiting for Falstaff to begin

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The Onegin set during the interval at Opera Holland Park 

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The office team rehearse for their handbell rendition of Land of Hope and Glory to celebrate the start of the Olympics

  

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The Olympic Torch passed by our office in Brixton on Thursday 26 July…

  

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…whilst our players were warming up for the arrival of the torch in Holland Park

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The moment the torch arrived and passed through the Opera Holland Park choir

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Our principal oboe, Dan Bates, introducing the quintet at St Thomas’ Hospital at our lunchtime chamber concert on 30 July

Images: Anna Jessiman, Alex Marshall and Gillian Hunter

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