The conductor in a camper vanmain
The Rev. Peter Philips has been sharing fond memories of the late French conductor Louis Frémaux on the Guardian’s obits page:
After he had supper with my wife, Judith, and me, following a concert with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in Swansea, we invited Frémaux to stay the night. He preferred, however, to drive up on to the Gower peninsula and spend the night in his camper van.
On another occasion, the then head of music for BBC Wales emerged from the Llandaff studios following a concert to be met by the smell of chips being cooked. It turned out to be Frémaux in his camper van.
Read on here.
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