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22nd June 2016
Jerome Sadler

Rehearsals for the Jacob Bride Viola Concerto

The CRSO is in the final stages of preparation for the world premiere of Jacob Bride’s Viola Concerto at the Woodville in Gravesend on 26th June at 18:30. We had a good rehearsal on Monday 20th June, and I thought I’d take the opportunity to share some more thoughts about this fascinating work. The concerto

22nd June 2016
Jerome Sadler

Thoughts on Martinů’s 3rd Symphony

Pianists do not get many opportunities to experience the feeling of sitting in the middle a large orchestra and being “part of the band” as it performs a symphony; in general if we play with orchestras we are either soloists or restricted to a few bars of localised – often percussive – colour here and

11th June 2016
Jerome Sadler

Concert 10 June 2016 at Tithe Barn, Lenham

The CRSO had a wonderful evening performing at the inspiring (and sold out!) Tithe Barn in Lenham. Thank you so much to the Lenham Family Festival for inviting us to perform in such an inspiring venue, and for the warm and enthusiastic response from our audience. It was great to see so many young people