"About 18 months later, Beresford King-Smith
invited me to do a CBSO Chorus rehearsal.
, who for 30 years worked as a senior administrator for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, adds: "We are greatly looking forward to this tour, which will be our third overseas trip - we visited Italy in 2006 and Sicily in 2009, and made many lasting friendships in both places."
The same reproachful archival photographs dissolve into Edenic landscapes of trees and water in Leah King-Smith
's large Cibachrome double exposures.
, now archivist at the CBSO but previously concert manager, said: "Felix was a very good influence on the orchestra and was extremely experienced.
The singers' musical director, Beresford King-Smith
, has dedicated The Golden Journey To Samarkand to the choir and pianist Rosemary Robinson has set the nonsense rhyme The Jabberwocky to music in the style of Handel, for which soloists and instrumentalists will join the choir.
In-Hand Coloured: 1, Gemma Gorski, Gamefair; 2, Tracy Thirlwall, Cupids Beau;3,Liz King-Smith
, Blaze; 4,Lauren Miller, Ziggy
Former members can join the choir to sing two great classics - Handel's Zadok the Priest directed by founding music director Chris Ward and Parry's I Was Glad, with Beresford King-Smith
, the choir's present music director.
At last Wednesday's concert featuring Wagner, Brahms and Beethoven's fifth symphony, she was taken on a backstage tour and presented with a copy of "Crescendo!", the CBSO's official history compiled by archivist Beresford King-Smith
has always wanted to attend the festival and now finally he is able to come,'' said Mr Cobley.
MUM: One of the best children's writers in this country, King-Smith
has come up with a funny, fascinating new story, particularly for the boys.