Douglas Bostock will spend February in Tokyo rehearsing for a production of Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" at the New National Theatre Tokyo (Opera Studio). The performances will take place on 28 & 29 February and 1 March in the Play House. And here some photos of the production:
Douglas Bostock will record for the first time with his new orchestra, the South West German Chamber Orchestra, at the end of January. The CD will include two world premiere recordings: Symphony for Strings by Gordon Jacob, and Elgar's Organ Sonata in a transcription for string orchestra by Hans Kunstovny. Parry's popular "English Suite" will complete the line-up.
As new Principal Conductor and Artistic Director of the Southwest German Chamber Orchestra, Douglas Bostock conducted and acted as MC their New Year's Eve Concert "Prosit Europa! in the Congress Centre Pforzheim, Main Hall. The capacity audience said farewell to the old year in grand style. Douglas was back with his orchestra to start the New Year with the traditional "Dreikönigskonzert" (Epiphany Concert) on 6th January, including a transcription of Elgar's Organ Sonata, whi