YolanDa Brown sits down with the stage managers of the LPO to discuss how a concert actually gets on the stage: from finding a piano that can be hit with chains, to awkward instrument logistics on tour.
YolanDa also discovers what goes into preparing the stage for a complex percussion concerto, and why the harp has its own special duvet.
Plus, a simple message from the stage managers to musicians everywhere: look after your own pencil…
Produced by Tandem Productions for the London Philharmonic Orchestra.
43. All the World’s a Stage