I heard their opening , I was very close, and can confirm 2 basses, Eb and Bb, played the opening. It was PP and Lontano so as someone else has suggested you should have sat closer. The adjudicators obviously heard it !!
Since moving away we have not been able to get back for the Saturday concerts. They were always most enjoyable. Hopefully we will be back in the area soon visiting relatives and will make sure we call in and listen!
best of luck
John (an Old Feather)
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