Tag Archives: aix

Higgs, Boson and Walker Ltd

Writing this last blog from the final tour before the summer holiday, it seems appropriate that rather than sitting in yet another hotel room writing to you, I am speeding on a train through the Surrey Hills. Despite the glorious … Continue reading

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Another Hot Night

If you’ve ever had the misfortune to spend prolonged periods of your life in the glittering half life of the back stage area of any concert hall around the world then you will be familiar with the scene I am … Continue reading

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Code Vestimentaire

Code Nom masculin (latin codex) a) Ensemble de règles qui font loi en matière sociale b) Système conventionnel, rigoureusement structuré, de symboles et de règles combinatoires Les musiciens du LSO font partie d’une race qui s’adapte à tout. Par exemple, … Continue reading

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Ce soir, première

Sir Colin Davis. Un nom, une légende musicale vivante. Un homme d’une grande simplicité aussi. Qui réussi l’impossible, sans jamais se départir de sa gentillesse, son humour, et son élégance. Chapeaux bas pour avant – hier soir, où nous avons … Continue reading

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Perdu…in translation.

The more astute amongst you will note that I have made scant comment in my periodical postcards of the other opera which is being performed here in Aix. Mozart, I hear, was quite a clever chap. He knew how to … Continue reading

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Game, set and match….Langrée.

Bless Maxine Kwok-Adams! For those of you who are not aware, Maxine is our resident fashionista of the 1st violin section. If column inches on a well known social networking site were the only measure of a person’s popularity then … Continue reading

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Mission Aix – a PM’s perspective

Project Manager Craig Thorne gives us a progress update… I certainly can’t take all the credit for Plan C – I must mention everyone in the Discovery team who pulled together to make it happen: Paul, Elie, Becca and Laura … Continue reading

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LSO en France… numereux deux!

Chers amis français et francophiles, Oui,nous sommes bien arrivés hier soir,tard dans la nuit,et avons reçu un acceuil chaleureux qui nous a fait bien plaisir après une longue journée de voyage…L’hôtel est vraiment charmant et confortable,et ce matin,après un déjeûner … Continue reading

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Vive la France…

En route vers Aix- en Provence avec mes collègues Joost,Paul,Tom et notre organisateur Craig,nous avons choisi l’option voiture car bien sûr,tous les aéroports sont fermés et les trains sont pleins… …Nous sommes partis ce matin de bonne heure,et nous arriverons … Continue reading

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Mission Aix – part 1

The LSO has a new Discovery (education) project as part of our residency with the festival in Aix en Provence involving four players visiting a few times over the next couple of months, and culminating  in July when the whole orchestra … Continue reading

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