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The rite to music

When the ghosts of music past are looking over your shoulder, the steely glare of silence falls upon the orchestra and the conductor makes a minute gesture for you alone begin the concert, this is the moment when the men … Continue reading

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Holy Moly! Its Bucharest…I think

It’s quite usual for me to arrive in a city, leave the hotel, which is different to the one we stayed on previous trips, and not recognise anything at all. There are times when I begin to doubt myself and … 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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Colin and Nikolaj

After negotiating the ticket system of Europe, we successfully performed in the Chateau and consequently enjoyed a well earned lie in the next morning when the rest of the orchestra was on a very bumpy flight from Gatwick. As we … Continue reading

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Coast to Coast

Hello everyone, We are off on a coast to coast tour of the USA. There will be blogs every couple of days and you can even catch up on Twitter, just follow the link on the left. Don’t forget to … Continue reading

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