Saturday, January 28, 2006

Orchestras are "boozy cultures" - continued

Poet Laureate Andrew Motion said that since his appointment in 1999 he had wanted to work with the master of the Queen's music. But Sir Peter Maxwell Davies' late predecessor, Malcolm Williamson (right), was afflicted with long-term health and alcohol problems. "With the best will in the world, he wasn't available, in a profound sense," said Motion.

Andrew Motion was speaking with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies at this week's Association of British Orchestras conference in Gateshead

Report broken links, missing images and other errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk
Image credit -
Music Web International
Image owners - if you do not want your picture used in this article please contact me and it will be removed. If bandwidth is a problem with your permission I will host your image.
If you enjoyed this post take An Overgrown Path to Poetry to your ears

No comments: