Salón des Fleurs

Just a short post today, partly in response to the photo-a-day prompt 'Treat', and to continue the highlights of our trip to Madrid last week. On Sunday we made time for tea at Salón des Fleurs, a beautiful little cafe on Calle de Guzmán el Bueno. I called ahead and booked us a midday treat. The cafe … Continue reading Salón des Fleurs

Parque de El Retiro

Following on from my last post with it's nature-inspired musical compositions, I thought i'd follow up with the blissful day we spent meandering through Parque de El Retiro in central Madrid last weekend. A short distance from Museo Nacional del Prado and the Madrid Puerta de Atocha railway station, the park is 125 hectares of beautiful … Continue reading Parque de El Retiro

RCM Students’ Union Film Orchestra

We were lucky enough to have been invited by one of our lovely friends to attend the Royal College of Music this evening to watch the Students’ Union Film Orchestra perform a selection of cinematic classics. Conducted by Richard Miller, SFO Principal Conductor, the performance began with Erich Wolfgang Korngold’s suite from Kings Row (1942); … Continue reading RCM Students’ Union Film Orchestra