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Sunday, January 25, 2015

First Musical Sunday of the year in London

I had a ticket for the Wigmore Hall this morning. I had seen that a Scaup had been at the small pond in Kensington Gardens so off early to try and see it before the concert.

Unfortunately the little devil had either flown or was hiding RATS!! Oh and never saw the Tawny Owl DOUBLE RATS!!!







Moorhen skating.....


Black Headed Gull


Mute Swan




Juvenile Grey Heron



Adult Grey Heron











Ring Necked Parakeet






I did feed the birds and had Blue Tit, Great Tit and Robin come to hand.


Egyptian Geese


Common Gull


Kensington Palace.... I've never visited!!




Female Tufty



Male Tufty - very dapper duck!





The Concert was Kristian Bezuidenhout playing a pianoforte

CPE Bach
Rondo in C Minor Wq 59

Mozart
Piano Sonata in Eb K282
Rondo in D K485
Adagio in B minor K540
Piano Sonata in C K330

First time I've heard a pianoforte live. It really does present the music in a different "colour". The pianist was very intense and I particularly enjoy the Adagio and the Sonata K330. I think we all wanted an encore.....

So home and off to Bramfield to try and find a Hawfinch.... TRIPLE RATS!! Oh well did see Red Kite..

1 comment:

Tricia Ryder said...

Was a good day... and really enjoyed the fortepiano..

and as for the Heron in flight picture... ok... I'll admit it.. it's great shot!... :)