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The last minute scramble for breakfast was hectic. I always pity the poor breakfast staff in hotels when half an hour before …


I have just returned from China where I was lucky enough to join London Voices for some concerts of Benjamin Britten, marking …

Heather Cairncross in her costume for Outis at La Scala

Last time I wrote about the show in Buenos Aires that really shouldn’t have gone on, but amazingly did. It reminded me …

supermarket boat on the Tigre Delta in Argentina

There’s a famous phrase in theatre – the show must go on – which was beautifully illustrated for me at a recent …


I recently re-visited Venice and my goodness, it was cold, although it made me remember a time when I’d been very hot …

a wild rat

This week I return to Tenerife for a concert. Remember that I love to read your comments so feel free to comment …


Remember the music and remember your Passport. Top of the touring singer’s checklist. Remember that I love to read your comments so …

Pat Metheney and Heather Cairncross backstage at Carnegie Hall

This year I’m doing a lot of concerts to celebrate Stave Reich’s 75th birthday. You may have seen the pictures of …

Jonny Greenwood sounchecks Electric Counterpoint

I took these photos whilst enjoying  Jonny Greenwood’s soundcheck for Steve Reich’s Electric Counterpoint in Krakow at the Sacrum Profanum Festival. He’s …

On Tour Archives - Heather Cairncross