August 18th, 2007

Wanaka tree

Glastonbury Extravaganza part 2

It's hard to believe that a week has gone by since the second night of the Glastonbury Extravaganza. The second night was very different to the first. This was a much more sober affair with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra doing Tchaikovsky's greatest hits. As I have a lot of great Russian friends this seemed an appropriate thing for me to go to. I do like some classical music but I really get uptight about how snobbishly it is received a lot of the time. I feel that music is there to be enjoyed and showing that enjoyment is part of the fun. I don't like the polite applause and gentle nodding of heads when people are really enjoying the music they hear simply because that is the accepted way of appreciating it. If it's good for you, let the world know. 

I wasn't sure what to expect but I actually ended up having a great evening and really enjoying the music. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra are a great band!

Here are the pics. 

Some of the fiddle players!

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