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A New Model

By | May 15, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 4 comments

I've never actually bought a brand new car, I mean one of those ones where the plastic is still on the seats and the odometer has the delivery mileage only. Being a financially challenged musician and father of 3, the newest car I have ever bought was a year old. It still had...

Posted in: Eastern Europe May 2009, LSO On Tour

The end of the show

By | May 3, 2009 at 6:23 am | 2 comments

I think that Daytona Beach fell in love with Kristian Jarvi last night. Anyone who was at the concert we did with him in the Barbican a while ago will know what I'm talking about. The audience wasn't quite as full as other shows here-it was a conductor they weren't familiar with...

Posted in: Daytona Beach International Festival April 2009, LSO On Tour

Mission Impossible

By | May 1, 2009 at 12:28 pm | 2 comments

[gallery] 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 organised for us to visit the Daytona NASCAR racing track....

Posted in: Daytona Beach International Festival April 2009, LSO On Tour

Chez mon ou?

By | February 11, 2009 at 1:46 pm | One comment

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 began to long for the crunchy snow again. Still we...

Posted in: France/Germany February 2009, LSO On Tour

Back on the blog

By | February 7, 2009 at 3:24 pm | No comments

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. If you are suffering from blog addiction then you might be...

Posted in: France/Germany February 2009, LSO On Tour

Gareth’s Classic FM moment

By | December 10, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments

The LSO on Tour blog has hit the airwaves - Classic FM has interviewed our wordsmith Gareth for their daily podcast, and will feature more on the Japan tour in future podcasts. Listen, download or subscribe to it here: www.classicfm.co.uk/sectional.asp?id=17535 And while we're...

Posted in: Japan December 2008, LSO On Tour

The Winner of the competition is………

By | December 3, 2008 at 10:47 am | No comments

[caption id="attachment_169" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Japanese shop, but what does it sell?"][/caption] Good Morning everyone. Its nearly 10am in London, but 7pm here. Thanks for all your comments, keep them coming in, its good to know what you think. Important...

Posted in: Japan December 2008, LSO On Tour

Japan Tour

By | November 23, 2008 at 1:34 pm | No comments

We are off to Japan on Monday. Read all about the highs and lows of life on the road. Make sure you visit regularly to get all the latest on whats happening in the far...

Posted in: Japan December 2008, LSO On Tour

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