Tag Archives: Sir Colin Davis

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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The train rain refrain

As an encore at the recital the other night, we played a little melancholy Welsh folk song. Simple but effective in its main aim of bringing a lump to the throat and a tear to the eye. A member of … 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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Will you still need me? Will you still feed me?

I’m feeling very old this weekend. This is due to a number of factors. Firstly, it is my birthday next month and I shall be 38. I still don’t know what I want to do when I grow up either, … Continue reading

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Oh Cologne!

The hall in Cologne has a lovely acoustic but also the steepest stairs I think I’ve ever seen. That bit of time at the start of a concert before the oboe sounds the A, you know, the bit where you … 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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