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Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail – Concerts in France, Spain and London. A Summary in Numbers

Thu Nov 25 2010

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1 Conductor, Opera
2 Types of currency
3 Flights, Acts, narrators, countries, languages (4, if you include the Catalan translation in the Valencia programme)
4 Concert halls (5 if you include a rehearsal in the RFH), hotels
5 Singers, Cities visited
6 Pieces of outsized luggage
7 hours from Toulouse to Tarragona (including lunch and loo breaks!)
8 1st violins
9 Players getting up at an ungodly hour to get back to London for an Education session on the last day of tour.
10 Bottles of wine, consumed on the coach after the last concert…ahem

Ceri Jones, Projects Director


  • 11 Number of crooks used by each of the two hornplayers.

    Pip Eastop Thu Nov 25 2010
  • 19 Number of hours between OAE leaving hotel in the morning and OAE arriving at the hotel that evening on 21st November. To be fair, we did have a two hour lunchbreak….

    Pip Eastop Thu Nov 25 2010