Saturday, September 28, 2019

Do you know him?


L'Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc may not be in the premiere league of global orchestras. But the Moroccan orchestra can still teach its more prestigious cousins a thing or two. Below is the 'award winning' poster for the London Symphony Orchestra's 2018/19 season. And topping and tailing this post are the simple but attention grabbing promotional graphics used on Facebook and elsewhere for L'Orchestre Philharmonique du Maroc's pioneering concert tour which takes Mahler's Fifth Symphony to Casablanca, Rabat, Marrakech and Tangier.


In Morocco a small but not insignificant new audience has been introduced ingeniously to Gustav Mahler, and through him to the glories of Western classical music. While in London the ultra-cool art director of an expensive London creative agency has their head stuck up their letter 'H'.


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