Tag Archives: Mahler

Some in tents music making

Do you remember those I-Spy books from the 1970s? Maybe they still make them, I’m not sure, but I had a small collection for the long car journeys to visit my gran in South Wales. For those of you who … Continue reading

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The Mahler Question

After a relaxing break for a couple of weeks in the summer it would be nice to gradually ease myself back into work with something low pressure and easy. Of course in the music business this simply doesn’t happen and … Continue reading

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Britain’s got Talent

As we left the country earlier this week, the news was dominated by one important issue of world shattering importance which took up more column inches than any other story, and which some people consider to be key to the … Continue reading

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It’s not about the music

Last night we were in Cologne, one of my favourite German cities, with its beautiful cathedral and fabulous concert hall where we get free beer after the performance – I think I’ve told you about that before. We played the … Continue reading

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Coast to…er…the…same coast actually

It seems like only 2 weeks ago since we last spoke and sure enough, once again we are off to the USA. This time rather than coast to coast across the country we arrive later this week in Daytona Beach … Continue reading

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A Hot and Steamy Sicilian Night

If you are reading this in England, you might want to go and check your email for a moment and come back in five minutes. We left a very wet Stansted Airport at 9am this morning, and landed 3 hours … Continue reading

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Dusseldorf, Cologne and Chocolate

Since we last spoke, the LSO has been busy with Gergiev doing Mahler, Strauss and Mozart with Haitink, and Mozart and Brahms with Previn. It has been non stop, with a whistlestop trip to Paris that was so brief, I … Continue reading

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