Monthly Archives: March 2011

RLPO TOUR 2011 DAY 7. REGENSBURG

  Well, the last day of the tour is here already. It’s been hard work but has flown by. I suppose that is because we have had no time to idle! The coach left Stuttgart at ten this morning and … Continue reading

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RLPO TOUR 2011 DAY 6. STUTTGART

  Day six found the RLPO travelling from Mannheim to Stuttgart. The coach journey involved the now daily communal crossword, retelling of past events and other jocular stuff. Morale in this orchestra is always good, even on these long arduous … Continue reading

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RLPO TOUR 2011 DAY 5. MANNHEIM

Mannheim Another good breakfast and off on the coach from Luxembourg to Mannheim. Lunch in another service station before arriving at a lovely hotel in Mannheim. We were playing at the Rosegarten Concert Hall in Mannheim; strangely enough right opposite … Continue reading

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RLPO Tour 2011 DAY 4. LUXEMBOURG

Luxembourg:   Monday 28th March. The coach was not leaving Freiburg for Luxembourg until 10.00am that morning so the RLPO all had a relative lie in and time for a more normal breakfast. We arrived about 3.15pm, having stopped for … Continue reading

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RLPO TOUR 2011 DAY 3. FREIBURG

Freiburg:   On Sunday the RLPO were Paris and traveling to Frieburg in Germany. At 10.30 we walked across from the hotel to Gare de l’Est to catch the train to Strasbourg, one of the homes of the administration for … Continue reading

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RLPO TOUR 2011 DAY 1. Aix-en-Provence

It has been quite a while since I have blogged at all. I have moved house, had no internet for ages, have become involved in a new, wonderful relationship with someone special and a thousand other excuses. However, I have … Continue reading

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RLPO TOUR 2011 DAY 2. PARIS

PARIS   After a fine breakfast at the hotel the RLPO were dropped off at Marseille train station for the long haul to Paris. I rather like the French double-decker trains. If you are upstairs there is a great view. … Continue reading

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