A Couple of Swells

The heat was oppressive, but two concerts with our great friends, The BBC Concert Orchestra, in Austria and Germany were performed with great aplomb fuelled by gallons of drinking water (at least before the concert). This was a new programme with a new (to GRB) if extremely established leading lady in Louise Dearman. The programme …

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Somewhere Over The Rainbow, Rheingau Festival, Kuurhaus, Weisbaden

On 26 July, GRB Concerts were joined by the fabulous Louise Dearman to perform a celebration of the iconic movie duo – Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland. “Conductor Richard Balcombe leads through the evening in simple but charming German. His orchestra succeeds exceptionally well to switch between sonorous strings and big band swing.” Frankfurter Rundschau …

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Proms in the Park 2017

Once again, Richard Balcombe conducted the mighty BBC Concert Orchestra with an eclectic array of singers and groups at the Proms In The Park jamboree in Hyde Park. The weather finally improved and the evening sky provided the perfect autumnal backdrop to what is one of the largest and most technically complicated concerts in the …

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Sounds of the 60’s

We are delighted to finally lay our hands on a packaged cd of our Sounds of the 60’s programme. Recorded earlier this year with the Royal Phiharmonic Orchestra, it won’t be available until February 2017, when the launch coincides with our Valentine Day concert at Cadogan Hall. Because of the special day, the concert is …

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