Monthly Archives: September 2011

Scooby the singing dog!

Scooby likes to accompany his master, each morning, during the trumpet warm-up! I’ve had to put up with this for years. You’ll have to excuse me laughing as I try to play and film at the same time!

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6) RLPO Romania/Czech Tour 2011 – Last day in Prague and The Return Home

Several of us decided to breakfast fairly early today; we had the day free until the rehearsal in the Rudolfinum at 4pm. An opportunity to explore Prague was not to be missed! We went down to the dining hall in … Continue reading

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Blog 5) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Romania/Czech Tour 2011

Today the RLPO said goodbye to Bucharest and hello to Prague. we have just arrived at the hotel on the outskirts of Prague. The change from blazing sun and 30 degrees to rain and about 12 degrees so far, has … Continue reading

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‘Petrenkomania’ hits Bucharest! Blog 4) ‘ Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Romania/Czech Tour 2011

 Well, after the most substantial breakfast of the RLPO tour so far, Dave Pigott (Associate Principal French Horn and recording engineer for the orchestra’s own, in house recording company) and I, have decided to see Ceaucescu’s Folly today. This extra-ordinary … Continue reading

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Blog 3) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Romania/Czech Tour Sep 2011

After a fairly late night, it was just as well that the Radisson Blu was to serve breakfast until 11.00am today. It was nice to have a bit of a lie in. A large bowl of fruit for me, followed … Continue reading

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Blog 2) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Romania/Czech Republic Tour Sep 2011

I was up at 5.00am today. I had set the alarm in plenty of time to have breakfast, shower, check my packing etc. The taxi arrived at 5.30 and I was at Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool in plenty of time for … Continue reading

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Blog 1) Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Romania/Czech Republic Tour Sep 2011

I have had a lot of comment, of late, about the lack of activity on this blog. I must apologise for this but state that I am back in action now. The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra is just about to … Continue reading

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