Tour Diaries

January 16th, 2015

On arrival into San Fran, we were pleased to be taken to a hotel just a couple of blocks away from Davies Hall where our concerts were to be held.

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September 9th, 2014

It was a few months ago now, but I feel as though this project is one that should be noted in our diary

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June 27th, 2014

Two years ago, just after we’d performed at the Open’er Festival in Gdynia with Steve Reich and Ensemble Modern, Steve mentioned that that had been his first pop festival gig – at the age of 75. I suggested that 75 was the perfect age to start doing pop festivals

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May 30th, 2014

Will and I flew to New York the day before the rest of the team, and a day before my birthday, in order to enjoy a free day in the Big Apple together.

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February 15th, 2014

We couldn’t have picked a better time to go to Miami – 26ᴼC and sunny, while the UK was more or less under water!

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July 6th, 2013

Steve Reich (playing piano 4 in Music for 18, as usual) was due to meet us in Poland

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May 16th, 2013

This was Tom’s first “Sinfonia” with Synergy and it was great to have him on the team…

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March 23rd, 2013

We all met in London – at St Giles in the Barbican – on the day we were travelling to Amsterdam.

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March 2nd, 2013

Mandy and I headed off to Berlin the night before the first rehearsal. We can’t be doing with the Heathrow early starts …

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November 29th, 2012

We were in Buenos Aires for 11 days – doing schools’ workshops, composers’ workshops and 2 concerts.

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