Browsing Tag japan

The Song Remains the Same

The Song Remains the Same

By | March 9, 2013 at 4:11 am | 2 comments

In Japan, things aren’t always exactly what they seem. The cake at the bakery which reveals its secret red bean paste filling, the colourful appetisers with the unfamiliar texture or the chicken teriyaki which turns out to be a more adventurous part of the chicken’s anatomy....

Posted in: Korea & Japan Feb & Mar 2013, LSO On Tour

Die Traumdeutung

Die Traumdeutung

By | March 2, 2013 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments

It takes a while until I am absolutely sure. The volume is low and the aeroplane engines are beginning their pre flight whine; momentarily the rising pitch of the engine and music randomly coincide in Cagian cacophony. Rather than sitting en masse, the orchestra has been...

Posted in: Korea & Japan Feb & Mar 2013, LSO On Tour

The train rain refrain

By | November 16, 2010 at 2:57 pm | One comment

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 the audience asked me at the reception afterwards if all Welsh folk songs were...

Posted in: LSO On Tour, Luxembourg/Paris November 2010

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: 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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