The “Secret” Concert
Secret Concert, three small parts
This is Richard Berkeley’s Nowa Orkiestra Kameralna, or New chamber Orchestra. The piece is from an anonymous Polish composer and is part of Simfonia di Nativitate.
I went on to film much more of the work of the NOK and it will have its own section on this blog. The memory card at this time was tiny – I could put only 4 or 5 minutes on it then unlike the 1 or 2 hours I can film today. However, the short clip here just gives a hint of the magic of their Christmas concert in 2005 in the Reformed Church on ul Solidarnosci, Warsaw.
The second bit is a piece I still cannot identify – please add if you know it
Here is the third bit I took. Some of “My country childhood” by Vaughn Williams.
This was, as with everything so far, taken with my now defunct Fuji Finepix. An excellent camera while it lasted, with just a few shortcomings, but with lovely sound as you can hear.
For those interested in visiting this Church building, one of a handful of impressive protestant places of worship in Warsaw, you can see it in the centre of the below map…
Posted on 22/12/2009, in Early films - first attempts, Music not sung or played by me, Nowa Orkiestra Kameralna, Poland, Uncle Davey's Warsaw and tagged classical music, FNOK, Fundacja Nowa Orkiestra Kameralna, live classical music, NOK, Nowa Orkiestra Kameralna, Richard Berkeley. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.