Tour Diaries

Three performances of Berio’s Sinfonia – with a student orchestra and a conductor we hadn’t worked with before. How would they all fare, we wondered?

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This was an incredibly exciting project for so many reasons, not least of which was that we were to be performing the world premiere of a very substantial piece by James MacMillan.

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December 5th, 2011

“Voices of Light” was a new piece for us and we always love a new project!

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November 17th, 2011

Simon Stockhausen was our sound engineer for this concert, and it was wonderful to be working with David Robertson again.

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November 15th, 2011

It’s always a real treat to work with the LSO, so we’d been looking forward to this project for a while.

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After a 4.45am check-out of our Paris hotel, Jo and I flew back to Dresden via Düsseldorf with Ensemble Modern.

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Following our “Tehillim” triumph in Dresden, Caroline and I flew to Paris via Munich.

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November 8th, 2011

This concert was the first of three in Dresden – “Tehillim”, “The Cave” and “Music for 18” – all with different teams of singers.

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We were really excited to be performing “The Cave” – the one remaining vocal piece of Steve Reich’s that we hadn’t sung to date.

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Amy and Mandy both had throaty colds on this trip, so it was something of a relief to get through these two performances of Music for 18 without incident.

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