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Graeme Wright @GraemeWright62 Romford, Essex. UK

I am a retired Maths teacher who spends most of his time and money on Opera/Classical music. I also enjoy history, travel and wine!!

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Joined Twitter 3/30/09


To those Brexiter “expats” who live in Spain and who refuse to learn a word of Spanish and yet complain about immig… https://t.co/Y1hI11WyEG
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @bcrutherford @TfLRail 1726 train leaving Romford 1st stop Ilford 😀
6/18
2019
VICTORY: @SimonHarmerRSA wraps it up for Essex 🙌 He traps Edwards lbw for 0 and Hampshire are all out for 88! Es… https://t.co/TskJ3kaD83
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @roseandfriends Didn’t look at the cast list for #rohboris General Rehearsal and thought they had imported a Russia… https://t.co/hT3DHQ9DAP
6/17
2019
We have studied, practised and rehearsed and now on this Saturday (7.30 pm 22 June) we will perform the first conce… https://t.co/yUHSw6ZDUM
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @realDonaldTrump America needs a new President!! 1,000s murdered every year by guns.
6/16
2019
https://t.co/DBo1bPvNHr @talkRADIO @JuliaHB1 @EdwardJDavey The Nazi’s had the largest number of seats in the Reichstag. Presumably you don’t agree with their ideas?
6/15
2019
Now available on DVD and Blu-ray – the „Rediscovery of the Year 2018“ (Opernwelt) DAS WUNDER DER HELIANE by Erich W… https://t.co/eTwLs22vjk
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @larkingrumple Agree with your review of Fabiano in Gramophone but did you notice he sang the Madrid version of the… https://t.co/dGEoWOGZy4
6/14
2019
Anne Frank would have been just 90 today: Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. I don't want… https://t.co/4SRrHLYi3w
Retweeted by Graeme WrightHaitink: This will be my last concert https://t.co/tQ7BaSJbIX
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6/12
2019
About this time 75 years ago the residents of of Oradour-sur-Glane were enjoying a normal day in their picturesque… https://t.co/3tBZTUInSu
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Retweeted by Graeme Wright @Darlo_Robbo @JamesMelville @amjonno It would indeed because MPs don’t decide their own pay rise! It’s done by an independent committee.Rik Mayall died 5 years ago today. His portrayal of Tory MP Alan B’Stard was spookily prophetic. Many of the Tory l… https://t.co/RvXwy3nIbZ
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6/10
2019
@fia If you ever wondered why people don't care about this circus anymore, here is your answer
Retweeted by Graeme Wright“In a place among the immortals” … It’s 70 years today since the death of the great soprano Maria Cebotari. Was eve… https://t.co/7D9XoJLdSi
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6/9
2019
@jsdhenderson @OperaRara Plus a top E at the end of the aria!! 😮
6/8
2019
I interviewed the Brexit candidate in Peterborough before polls closed yday. It did not take much more than a bas… https://t.co/CXqYVXSPRv
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6/7
2019
Erotic and troubling, if flawed: Ivo van Hove's staging of Janacek's The Diary of One who Disappeared opens at the… https://t.co/99htdmPczN
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6/6
2019
@DavidALaviska The story is mainly about Karajan’s back problems but also a falling out with Rene Kollo the Lohengrin. @DavidALaviska Recorded over a number of years which may explain some of the inconsistencies.
6/5
2019
Last known survivor of Sobibor death camp uprising dies aged 96 https://t.co/LO5dVm098q
6/4
2019
"His Majesty does not know what the Band [of the Grenadier Guards] has just played but it is never to be played aga… https://t.co/Yv8UTHFAz3
Retweeted by Graeme WrightThe United Kingdom should not be rewarding Trump with a state visit. RETWEET if you agree.
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @SondraRadvan @TheRoyalOpera Good move, see you for my 3rd visit on the 9th!!
6/3
2019
@RuthElleson Presumably you mean taught you to mime to the solo played by the principal cello in the orchestra? @mhwolfson @Tonywauk @hugh_canning @TimAshAsh @JohnVecchio @JumpUp1991 Acts 1 & 2 from 18th June and Acts 2 & 3 fro… https://t.co/iBnIl2AFGDMahler by Rodin https://t.co/bKtXFmkmW6
Retweeted by Graeme WrightWe are not worthy. Dear Mr Noakes. https://t.co/1WY47CeyM3
Retweeted by Graeme WrightThe UK stopped giving India aid in 2015 https://t.co/2tkhojsbaW
Retweeted by Graeme WrightWhich party would you vote for in a General Election today?
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @JohnVecchio @JumpUp1991 @mhwolfson @Tonywauk I know it’s only extracts... https://t.co/JuZAfn6zND
6/2
2019
According to @YouGov at least 41% of Labour members will have to be expelled if @jeremycorbyn is consistent in appl… https://t.co/WOrZ7oXT5w
Retweeted by Graeme WrightMerkel is a scientist. She hates vanity. And she hates stupidity. She isn't visiting the White House on this (proba… https://t.co/pUhhwCLtfN
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5/31
2019
Take a bow Harmy... that was some bowling performance! Match figures of 11-170 for @SimonHarmerRSA & a place on t… https://t.co/hHC8qW6QS5
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5/30
2019
@MarieAnnUK BT Sports channel? @Nick_Wellings @Operatraveller @attilalondon The 1st night is rarely the best performance to attend.
5/29
2019
@attilalondon Alagna even putting in an extra top note! I have a ticket for the last performance 😀
5/28
2019
@stuart_macrae He does that in act 3 of FROSCH and Böhm has the Double Basses full in the impossible note!REMINDER: On current results. Brexit Party are on 31%, Lib Dems and Greens are on 32% but yeah, everyone wants No Deal. NO. THEY DON’T.
Retweeted by Graeme Wright#OnThisDay 1199 King John was crowned at Westminster. It was Ascension, a moveable feast. This means - uniquely - t… https://t.co/4zRupPBEKE
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5/27
2019
This is the video that Eddie Mair refers to when talking about the odious Boris Johnson. Do share x https://t.co/Hqjs9mtXTz
Retweeted by Graeme WrightThe Haus am Ring ⁦@WrStaatsoper⁩ is celebrating tonight both its 150th anniversary and the 100th anniversary of Str… https://t.co/1kKt3LauUg
Retweeted by Graeme WrightStorming Mahler 6 from Pappano and @santa_cecilia @BarbicanCentre Quite marvellous and richly characterised playing… https://t.co/BEC6NfEob1
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5/25
2019
What do you think of this..?? https://t.co/LTa52N2A6e
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5/24
2019
Great rehearsals with our new conductor, Lawrence Tatnall. Only 4 weeks to go before the Concert on Saturday 22 Jun… https://t.co/WmpSmMgPT0
Retweeted by Graeme WrightThat awkward moment when audio comes to light showing Andrea Leadsom thinks Brexit "will be a disaster for the UK e… https://t.co/C3g4NBp1QF
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5/23
2019
This thug is allegedly a mental health lecturer(!)For those who are alarmed, like me,and wish to make a formal comp… https://t.co/mdZHEZAI81
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5/22
2019
A few more images of the new book. https://t.co/i7Pml4IyUo
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5/21
2019
@Tonywauk @marinaiki123 9th May 2010
5/19
2019
Best moment of Eurovision so far comes from Iceland! Good on you! #FreePalestine https://t.co/HcFUAZi65j
Retweeted by Graeme WrightDelighted with tonight’s concert with @Brentwoodphil to a capacity audience in St Thomas Church Brentwood. Some of… https://t.co/TEqFtpuUNH
Retweeted by Graeme WrightOne of the dominant cultural and intellectual forces of my life died in Vienna 108 years ago. What a legacy Gustav… https://t.co/Nwq0vEKx2t
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @JumpUp1991 @hugh_canning Haitink (EMI)
5/18
2019
Since taking office, Kay Ivey has executed six people. https://t.co/UG4CntFyBB
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5/16
2019
@jsdhenderson My season guide arrived this morning!So, I did this last year, but again, ffs. 1) Vaccines do not cause autism. 2) Homeopathy has no medical effect.… https://t.co/BbzgcCImkQ
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5/15
2019
@hugh_canning @Nick_Wellings In the past there has been the whole season on a pdf.So this is happening!!! I'm coming back to @RoyalOperaHouse in Covent Garden, with nothing less than a new producti… https://t.co/NAkuw0jCvN
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5/14
2019
I went to outdoor filming of Jeremy Kyle show & met woman whose stepson was being booed& jeered on stage. He had bi… https://t.co/kDBblbevaO
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5/13
2019
@hugh_canning @TimAshAsh @mhwolfson @Tonywauk @JohnVecchio He is I played it only a few days ago! @djoseph626 @Femi_Sorry @Jeff34291901 😂😂😂😂😂Join us on Saturday 18 May at St Thomas Church Brentwood for our film spectacular: music by John Williams, John Bar… https://t.co/tXEjvw3GJG
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5/11
2019
@AuroraEstella He disappeared into the flies.
5/10
2019
@TimAshAsh @CURZONPRODUCT @AlastairMacaul3 Thomas Quasthoff definitely did it @wigmore_hall @RuthElleson @capalbotenor Don Carlos in French is the only version (5 or 4 acts) Any other ‘version’ is a translation not by Verdi!
5/8
2019
@topbrewer @EssexPoliceUK If you don’t think they deserve a lawyer then you clearly don’t know how English Law work… https://t.co/gn37yyN10O
5/6
2019
@BarbicanCentre Is that correct that even as a Barbican Member I have to pay £2.50 to exchange a ticket for another performance?The line from Tory central office is to go on about ‘the feeling on the doorsteps’, has anyone seen a Tory on their… https://t.co/TqSLagrIdD
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5/5
2019
@E_N_O Please take a look at your website! @E_N_O I’d love to book some tickets if your website would allow me!
4/24
2019
@leonora1 @operamagazine @deutsche_oper It was 1983 with red posters dropped from the roof of the auditorium. I sti… https://t.co/Vi0xCIXkS2
4/18
2019
I'm so excited to be returning to the @bbcproms this year with the @philharmonia and @esapekkasalonen, with whom I… https://t.co/KHQDnH2GTn
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4/17
2019
@boulezian Schools reward students with 100% attendance because if the whole schools attendance is not 96%+ then OF… https://t.co/0HvIeD6CIA
4/13
2019
@nfmusic I believe Vere in the book dies soon after Billy.Please complete and retweet In the EU elections, how will you be voting?
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4/12
2019
My latest silk programme is framed. A Gala for the German Emperor & Empress 1891. French artists refused to appear ! https://t.co/NLZuZO9Fpd @wolksoprano Once a week.
4/11
2019
Start of rehearsals today with our new Conductor. So exciting! Details of our concert can be found on our website… https://t.co/WzeqHZedq1
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4/10
2019
Stat: Spurs are the only team to have won every game they’ve ever played in their own stadium.
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4/4
2019
@centralline So far this week the Central Line has had a signal failure on Sunday Monday & Wednesday 😡 @KevinWNg @RuthElleson @hugh_canning @LucasRosemary It was Moonlight music & Tchaikovsky in first half, 2nd half was the Strauss tone poems. @GeorgeHallMusic @Tonywauk @hugh_canning At 25 minutes notice he agreed to play the Tchaikovsky!Andrea Jenkyns just said on radio 4: “People just want to leave!” Well I don’t want to leave. Retweet if you want to remain!
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @jessicaduchen @RuthElleson She was horribly sharp at the start of P’Pace pace’ when at the back of the stage. Coul… https://t.co/aJgIoXBknr
4/3
2019
@centralline So that’s 2 signal failures in two days!We re pleased to announce the appointment of our new Conductor - Lawrence Tatnall. Congratulations have to go to An… https://t.co/2EMm2yhKjU
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4/1
2019
Just amazing! 25 mins notice and @londonsymphony leader #Romansimovic performs a stunning Tchaikovsky concerto on n… https://t.co/69h1rw2Ack
Retweeted by Graeme WrightLiterally last second change to tonight's concert. @DianaDamrau is unwell and @londonsymphony leader #Romansimovichttps://t.co/secQd6goYs
Retweeted by Graeme Wright @RobertMMasek @centralline Our train driver just told us! We’re at Gants Hill @centralline It’s benn going on for an hour and the technician is still on their way 😱😡
3/31
2019
.@NosedaG thanking @londonsymphony for last night's concert and onto some more Strauss! https://t.co/9n2okfHI2x
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3/29
2019
@jennymeakin Just Das Rheingold this evening, Loge has a smoking addiction and can’t find a lighter even though he’s the God of Fire 😂Catching up with the Copenhagen Ring on DVD. Alberich has a serious drink problem 🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃🥃
3/28
2019
@Tonywauk @DavidCloke @broadwoodsquare @GrumpyOperaFan It made much more sense in the original version giving Don A… https://t.co/l05rOV174v
3/27
2019
@BBCNews Tory #antiSemitism. Jewish Councillor talks about her family's persecution during the holocaust. 18 Tory… https://t.co/mygB34MaWX
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3/25
2019
Our Spring Concert is tomorrow 3.00 pm Sunday 24 March 2019 - A Journey to Fantastical Places at the New Windmill… https://t.co/WxIzTuJ3WN
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3/23
2019

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