Hotel Formerly El Posho, Bournemouth.
Rising 06.15 on the re-configured clock. First into the troughing area, and to morning reading.
Eric Frederick Jensen (2014): (Debussy on learning that he had won the Prix de Rome) Now I don’t know if you are going to believe this, but my heart sank. I had a sudden vision of boredom, and of all the worries that inevitably go together with any form of official recognition. I felt I was no longer free.
Setlisting. Continuing in the room, taking into account Mr. Bill’s suggested setlist.
A call from T - yippee!
23.52 Walking to the venue http://www.bournemouthpavilion.co.uk/ c. 14.00. Our evening’s performance is for Family & Friends.
A measured, gentle performance, well received in a gentle, measured way: “a good 7 out of 10” – David Singleton. My hunch: a good proportion of the audience had not seen this KC before, and a higher proportion unfamiliar with KC music.
Overall, setting the Crimson wheels in motion and, while no wheel actually fell off, one or two did wobble. Two hours and fifty minutes overall: 19.00 – 21.50.