Imogen Holst – a study in commitment

Imogen Hoist

This is an article Chris first wrote for the Norfolk and Suffolk life magazine in February 2019.  Suggest Suffolk’s most famous musicians, and I guess the answer will usually be “Benjamin Britten” if, for no other reason that he was born in the county. But what of Michael Tippett and Imogen Holst? I still have the original recording of an

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Buy-a-Bar – a lasting memory of 60 Years

This year Trianon Music Group has commissioned five new pieces of music to celebrate our Diamond Jubilee. January Andrew Burke – A Cluster of Diamonds Stephen Hoggar – Somewhere over the Rainbow April Ronald Corp – Jubilant Song! September Carl Davis – Birthday – Jubilee Fanfares Matthew Curtis – A Diamond Overture In order to include as many people as possible

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THE EVER-TURNING WHEEL OF FORTUNE – CARL ORFF AND CARMINA BURANA

The ever-turning wheel of fortune Carl Orff and Carmina Burana Saturday 22 June 2019, 10am-12.30pm Who would have imagined that some dusty manuscripts stored in a European monastery would provide inspiration for Munich-born composer Carl Orff? It was to prove a decisive turning point in his career when in 1937 Carmina Burana was first performed. The ever-turning wheel of fortune

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Diamonds are Forever: Review

The Trianon Music Group annual New Year concert kick-started its Diamond Jubilee year with an aptly-named programme of film and television music familiar to all throughout the last 60 years. As is now the norm for this concert, conducted by Christopher Green, it was deliberately light and colourful in content and presentation with the colour adorned by the decorated orchestra

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A thank you from Music in Our Bones

Our nominated charity for all of 2019 is Music in Our Bones who help overcome social  isolation by uniting people in joyful song. TMG received this lovely letter which we’d like to share with our our members and friends. Just to say a huge thank you for what was a really uplifting evening full of fun, drama and musical excitement. And

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A sparkling evening of love, mystery and diamonds

ful orchestra and choir wearing red ties

A wonderful evening was had by all at January’s concert. A great turnout led to a brilliant atmosphere at Ipswich Corn Exchange, love was found, mysteries finally solved and we all got a share of Andrews Burke’s fabulous Cluster of Diamonds.  One highlight was the mesmerizing strings of orchestra leader Steve Brown who captivated us with his solo in Schindler’s

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Friends Reunited – ‘No beatnik layabouts!’

Team Trianon have been busy preparing for our Diamond Jubilee year and one of our projects is to reunite past members of the group to be ‘Friends Reunited’. In September 2019 we are once again performing ta the glorious Snape Maltings music hall and we want you to to join us in a glittering finale to our special year. Events for

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