I just conducted the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and the Netherlands Chamber Choir during their rehearsal of Bach’s Magnificat in D, with Iván Fischer at the helm. Yes, I can’t quite believe it myself..
1998. A Saturday in December. 7.30 am, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
My first piano lesson with Sureka, at her house. Many more followed. She challenged me in many ways — my favourite was when after I’d had my first few piano lessons, she instructed me to accompany her flute playing from sight. She didn’t give me time to panic. Continue reading “A Saturday in December (in loving memory of Peter Kamps)”