John Georgiadis Films


Films taken in 1995 of the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra.
John was Principal Conductor and Music Director from 1994-96

14th January: The 2nd Sunset Symphony Concert at Sukhothai Hotel, Bangkok (2'15")

22nd January: Open-air concert in Lumpini Park (7'36")

25th January: Rehearsal for a Pop Concert (4'55")

28th January: Party for Bangkok Symphony Members, Families and Friends (13'18")

30th January: Student Concert (13'54")

30th January: Student Concert with soloist Eric Gruenberg, violin playing the Bruch Concerto (3'29")

10th February: Student Concert with pianist Danae Kara playing the Schumann Concerto (16'02")

25th February: Sunset Symphony Concert at the Sukhothai Hotel, Bangkok
Soloist Anthony Camden, oboe (8'45")

28th February: John gives Backstage Conducting Lessons to two orchestral members
Students were Vanich Potavanich and one other (4'35")

12th March: Recording session for "Love", a composition by King Bhumidol
Two versions were recorded; arrangements by John and friend Bernard Sumner (13'48")

8th September: Rehearsal for "Magic of Musicals" Concerts (17'57")

15th September: Rehearsal for the first concert of the BSO's trip to Phnom Penh, Cambodia (6'39")

15th September: Party in the Royal Palace given by King Sihanouk for the BSO's visit to Cambodia.
This was the first cultural visit between two countries in this region and hence a very special evening.
The entertainment included King Sihanouk and his Queen singing to their guests (12'22")


1995-96 TRIBUTE TO FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE BERNARD SUMNER
This video is a tribute to pianist and friend Bernard Sumner who spent his last four decades in Thailand
Early in life he was BBC staff accompanist and pianist in Glasgow. (25'23")