Tour Diaries

Our 2nd and 3rd concerts in Krakow included performances of Three Tales and Tehillim respectively […]

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We didn’t quite know what to expect of a venue called “Tinning Plant”, so we set off to our rehearsal feeling somewhat intrigued.

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It was absolutely fitting that Steve Reich should have a Prom dedicated to his music for his 75th birthday […]

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September 16th, 2011

I confess that this was a slightly worrying gig on paper. Tim Lines was unavailable and there was no rehearsal scheduled before we headed to Cork.

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September 16th, 2011

Nothing dramatic to report on this straightforward day trip to Cheltenham – except that Roland missed the train.

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This project had been on and off since the beginning of the year, but the shaky start was nothing compared to what Barcelona had in store for me in May and June.

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Having met up at Heathrow airport, we headed off to Cologne and another 70’s time-warp Maritim Hotel. I love these crazy places.

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Having just returned from Paris and with one day to turn around, I spent most of my “day off” unpacking and repacking. I had to think ahead not only to Salford but also to Reading […]

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July 18th, 2011

Paris in June – and how lovely to be in the same place for the best part of three weeks. We could unpack properly and make little homes of our studio apartments. Our hotel was in Bercy […]

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My journey to Bristol took much of the morning as I was coming from Yorkshire.

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