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Lunch at LHR

  During lunch at the airport, we placed all our instruments on a naturally raised platform, and posted a sentry to watch over them. (There wasn’t enough time to dig a moat and fill it with waste.)

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Call for pictures

If you have photos of the trip, please post them to http://bit.ly/ypsouk. I’ll curate them and repost them here on this blog.

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Tower of London, Covent Garden, museums, shopping, farewell dinner

Our last day was packed with activities. We also learned to use the London Underground today! Farewell dinner in Piccadilly Circus: Party at the hotel after dinner: farewell to seniors and birthday party for Maestro:

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Changing of the guard; last concert!

It’s almost 1:00am here, so this will have to be another short update! We went to the changing of the guard in the morning, lunch at Victoria Station, then to St John’s Smith Square for rehearsal and then our final … Continue reading

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Sectionals with London Philharmonic, British Museum, Beethoven at Cadogan Hall

In the morning we had sectionals with members of the London Philharmonic and the London Chamber Orchestra: A few hours at British Museum… and then heard an amazing concert at Cadogan Hall.

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London!

This morning we said goodbye to Scarman House at U Warwick and drove 3 hours to London. Our rendezvous point for lunch was a square near St Paul’s where they had set up ping-pong tables: We had a nice walking … Continue reading

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Dinner at La Gusta

We took over La Gusta restaurant inside the Warwick Arts Center. Dinner was steak and fries–yum!

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