hi Hafwen, i'm hoping you're incorrect, yet i discover the nicely-known has dropped unbelievably over the final 6 or 7 years. as quickly as upon a time,one can desire to bypass to an exterior overall performance on a summer season night and pay attention products by using Walton, Butterworth, etc., with different products by using Smetana or Dvorak (no longer the Largo or some thing that has been used to sell bathroom paper on hte T.V!), and fireworks end. i became into at a stay overall performance organised by using the national believe some weeks in the past - it became right into a farce. Over standard products just to place bums on seats. Even the customer tenor pronounced to the objective industry that he had by no skill earlier seen, " A conductor in purple lame tails wearing a pink cowboy hat, bare his backside to the objective industry for the period of a overall performance of,"The corridor of the Mountain King". i would be retaining indoors in destiny. Chester Cathedral has some very solid stay shows for the early summer season. attempt there.