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June 13th, 2009

  • Fri. What a day! Hon degrees at Senate House to Aga Khan, Bill and Melinda Gates etc. One of the most enjoyable and pride enducing of al … #
  • .. Then the tail end of a glorious sunny day in our President’s garden welcoming guests for our black tie music recital and dinner #
  • .. 30 guests – mixture of international guests, Queens’ students who played (tuba, Tabla, voice, cello, oboe and piano) brilliantly.. #
  • .. What pride and pleasure! Whatever else happens in the world, this is what it’s all about. Heaven. #
  • .. Evening ended with late night open air movie in Fellows’ garden to mark start of May week. 200 students snuggling on grass under duve … #
  • ..watching Ghost Busters! This place is little short of a miracle #

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June 11th, 2009

  • Lovely dinner at BRITISH LIBRARY. Usual collection of brilliant guests. Dr. Michael Rosen gave side-splittingly funny speech. #
  • .. Bonded well with Roy Hattersley and Moira Stewart on our table. Great stuff! #
  • See DISPATCHES – CRASH GORDON, co-starring my John. Brilliant (Channel 4 last week). I’m proud as can be #

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June 10th, 2009

  • Just presented (rather dryly!) at the John Lyon’s Music Education Conference at Wigmore Hall. #
  • .. Richard Morrison’s keynote was EXCELLENT though. #
  • Off to the British Library Literary dinner tonight. When John was Chairman, Pinter et al all rocked up. Wonder who tonight? 🙂 #

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June 9th, 2009

  • I love David Miliband. He is brilliant. Oh if only.. #
  • Yesterday I hosted another staff lunch at Queens’. Lovely family of Lithuaian bedders! #
  • Then to London for ARK (City Academies) meeting (frustrating) and Voce rehearsal (not frustrating). Tv supper with Ed (love!) #
  • Today I am training K and C (Royal Borough) teachers for YMAT at Prof Dev Center. Missed football team party at Queens’:( last night #

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June 7th, 2009

  • Ondine tonight at the Royal Ballet. Wonderful Henze score and SUPERB dancing. Star- studded audience,.. #
  • …incl. Clive Owen and LOTS of movie and TV Stars. It was LA Michael’s 50th TREAT. #
  • HEY FOLLOWERS! Listen up! I am on the FRONT COVER of this months Music Teacher magazine. BUY IT Please 🙂 x #

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June 6th, 2009

  • We had 22 for dinner last night. A mixture of fellows and friends- all wonderful people. Happy and very NOISY 🙂 #
  • My Wigmore Hall presentation is complete and on a memory stick. Incl. giggling baby video! #

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June 5th, 2009

  • Gordon Brown is HISTORY #
  • .. Thank God. And DID YOU HEAR Obama’s Egypt speech. Amazing #

Music Teacher Magazine – June

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June 5th, 2009

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Music Teacher magazine June 09

Music Teacher magazine June 09

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June 4th, 2009

  • Hosted a fantastic party for Alan and Michael, my darling LA boys. Then to No.11 (crazy place) for present opening. #
  • Ali, looking better than super-model, drives us BACK to CAMBRIDGE. Very LATE #
  • At least 6 people I met last night I’d like to see more of #
  • Today I must prepare next week’s Wigmore Hall presentation. Another stunning summer day #

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June 3rd, 2009

  • Sat dinner in the PRESIDENT’S GARDEN. The impressive David Skinner, LOTS OF CAMBRIDGE CHORAL GOSSIP #
  • Sunday I led workshop for Jewish choir Zemel choir. A very jewish experience! I think there was MUTUAL APPRECIATION! #
  • Ali and I drive to London (slightly hairy due to our geographic SPECIAL NEEDS) laden with… #
  • …food for
    Tonight’s PARTY at home for our LA BOYS. We look fantastic 🙂 #
  • Listening to Kings of Leon. Very good! #