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Watch our new promo for BDRS 2018 Playday!

A fantastic one-day event for oboists and bassoonists – a chance to play Leonard Bernstein’s fabulous music from ‘West Side Story’ in the beautiful Royal Exchange Theatre building in Manchester, on SUNDAY 17th JUNE, 11.30am-5pm. Details and on-line booking at www.bdrs.org.uk Players from LONDON and BIRMINGHAM can travel by train to this event – the event schedule fits with the train timetables! Players from elsewhere can easily drive and park near to the theatre. As well as Bernstein, two other anniversary composers are featured on that day – George Gershwin, and the French composer Charles Gounod with a well-known piece that became legendary as the theme tune to the ‘Alfred Hitchcock Presents’ television series. The ensemble in Manchester will be rehearsed and directed by Laurence Perkins, and will end with an informal performance in the magnificent public area of the Royal Exchange Theatre building.

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IDRS in Granada is getting closer!

IDRS in Granada is getting closer!

Buy your 5 day ticket and enjoy more than 120 activities, including international competitions and more than 2000 m2 of trade stands where leading exhibitors will be present.
There will  be more than  100 performers  offering  concerts, masterclasses, workshops, and  lectures.

Join  the IDRS 2018  Double  Reed Band and  live the  unique experience  of setting a Guinness World Record for the largest woodwind en-semble ever assembled.
Evening concerts will feature the City of  Granada  Orchestra  with  performers  such  as  Alex Klein, Cristina  Gomez, David  Tomas,  Emanuel  Abbi.ihl, Higinio Arrue, Matthias Racz, Lucas Macias, Pedro Diaz, Ramon Ortega, Rie Koyama, Sebastien Giot  and  Sophie Dartigalongue.

Do not miss this unique event and go to www.idrs2018.org for registration now!

Early Bird Tickets until 15th March 

Double Reed News – Spring Edition Now Out

double reed newsLatest Double Reed News is out now
Includes:
Travels with my Oboe Down Under – Jessica Ellis
The New Look BDRS Double Reed Day – Laurence Perkins
Larger than the Sum of its Parts: Wakefield DRC
Bassonicus: Tea for Two, with Anthony McColl
Malcolm Arnold’s Fantasy for Oboe – Sarah Roper

and much more…

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