David Quinlan

Software Engineer, Geek, Trumpet, Interested in Cooking, Photography, Skiing, Running, Yoga, various other things.

Soprano Cornet: Regent Brass

Trumpet: City of London Symphonic Winds, North London Symphony Orchestra

London to Brighton Cycle 2015

I am doing the London to Brighton Cycle again this year raising funds for the British Heart Foundation.  This year, I am joined by brother-in-law Tom and father-in-law Julian.   Donate by SMS by Texting DMQP72 to 70070 to donate £5. If you wish to donate more, please visit our JustGiving Page. See Also: London to Brighton Bike Ride    

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I Maestri present: A Summers Evening with Dvořák at Highgate Reformed Church

The Orchestra and Conductors of I Maestri present a Bohemian Summers Evening with an all Dvořák programme of musical delight; full of energetic and jubilant festive sounds, melodic riches of love and beauty, turbulence and drama, just as you would expect from a typical night out!? Concert Programme: Antonín Dvořák: Carnival Overture, Op. 92 Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 Soloists: Thomas Gregory – Cello Conductors: Stacey Richard Watton and Rachael…

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Swing into Summer with City of London Symphonic Winds

For their 2nd concert of 2015, the City of London Symphonic Winds gives an exciting recital at St. Silas, London. Under the baton of conductor David Smith, the ensemble presents a selection of music with a jazz theme.   Gershwin! – arr. Warren Barker It’s About Time – Dave Brubeck arr. Charles Sayre Marianne – Martin Bunch Jazz Suite No. 2 – Shostakovich A Weekend in New York – Philip Sparke A Tribute to the Count Basie Orchestra – arr.…

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Mozart Requiem – Enfield Choral Society

I am very pleased to play again with the Enfield Choral Society, this time for their performance of Mozart’s Requiem.  Full concert program, Enfield Choral Society present an evening with Mozart includes… Requiem in D Minor K626 Serenata Notturna K239 Ave Verum Corpus K618 Laudate Dominum K339 Conducted by Mark Sproson. Both Mrs Q and I will play trumpet as part of the accompanying orchestra, The South London Sinfonietta.   Concert Details: Saturday 28th February 2015 at 7:30pm St Stephen’s…

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First Oak Hill Park Run of 2015

After being dragged out of bed on Christmas morning to do the Christmas Day Park Run, today was my first official run of 2015. Park Run done!#parkrun A photo posted by David Quinlan (@quinlannm) on Dec 25, 2014 at 1:36am PST It was quite icy out and we had to go cross country for some short sections but there was a great turn out, 114 participants in all.  This was my 4th official park run and today, I set a…

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St. Sepulchre Without Newgate Church

First Concert of 2015 with City of London Symphonic Winds

My first concert of 2015 will be on February 1st with City of London Symphonic Wind where we will perform the Gregson Concerto for Piano and Wind, ‘Homages’ as well as other works in St Sepluchre Church Holborn at 4:300pm.  The complete concert program will include:- Philip Sparke: Sunrise at Angel’s Gate Edward Gregson: Concerto for Piano and Wind, ‘Homages’ Norman Dello Joio: Fantasies on a Theme By Haydn Robert Russell Bennett: Symphonic Songs for Band For more information see the CLSW…

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Cheeky Pork and Aurelio beer

Feeling creative today, I have decided to publish my first recipe on-line.  I am a very keen home cook and am quite keen on beer!  I have cooked beef  with Guinness many times to the satisfaction of many dinner guest! Today, I decided to cook a cheeky pork dish, with Aurelio beer from Two Fingers Brewing.  You can of course use any beer in this recipe, or any cut of pork I guess, once they are smallish chunky pieces!  but…

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