• Orchestra management fails to score

    7 days ago - By Isobel Williams

    ‘Seating can be a problem with loud brass or percussion seated immediately behind. You want them to bugger off because they're deafening you, and it's not their fault.' - Violinist
    This comment from The Prestige Economy of a London Orchestra, a revealing PhD thesis by Dr Francesca Carpos-Young, highlights a situation which led to Goldscheider v The Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation, the subject of tonight's King's College London event.
    (The star turn for me is British Sign Language interpreter Richard Law. I can't follow the speed of his gestures so my sketches are nonsense; I...
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