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Force 10 from Dalston

There was a distinctly end of term feeling in Munich last night. We may not have been playing any carols but the spirit was there, and it wasn’t just the Gluhwein from the snow covered Christmas market. The orchestra, as … Continue reading

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Train Tension

The orchestra sat in near silence on the train this morning. The tension rising with the outside temperature as we sped through the mountains. I haven’t felt this much pressure on a train since Sue Mallet was on a trip … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible

After a very welcome day off where I personally did very little except move from pool to beach, the second free day saw a lot of us whizzing around at high speed. The organisers of the festival had very kindly … Continue reading

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Chez mon ou?

After C.S. lewis decorated my back garden last week, Paris seems rather drab. We arrived yesterday to a grey and miserable city, cloaked in a wet blanket of cloud; despite the travel nightmare which was last week in London, I … Continue reading

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Back on the blog

Although I am in Basingstoke today, I shall not be filling you in on backstage gossip as it isn’t really a tour. However we travel to Paris on Monday with Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Visit the site for regular blogs. … Continue reading

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