Our charter plane lands in Hamburg, and Guido Frackers, our travel coordinator, hits the ground running to make sure things go smoothly for us. Photos by Blair Milton.
Guido looks on while John Deverman, Director of Orchestra Personnel,
directs the musicians to the proper buses to the hotel.
Cynthia Yeh, Principal Percussion, picks up the chime for the
Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain.
A unique feature of the Elbphilharmonie is a wall where violinists and violists can hang their instruments during rehearsal and concert intermissions. Photos by Sando Shia.
Wendy Koons hoping her violin doesn't fall off the precarious-looking hook.
Cornelius Chiu adding his bow to the hook on the wall.
Simon Michal holding onto his violin while he attaches his bow.
A very unique-looking hall from the inside as well as the outside.
Photos by David Sanders.
A view from the stage of the hall.
Dan Gingrich, Acting Principal Horn sits at the back to warm up.
David Griffin, horn, Greg Smith, clarinet and Stefan Hoskuldsson, principal flute, warm up on the stage before the concert, while several members wander around the seats behind the stage.
The seats behind the stage, with bass players Roger Cline, Dan Armstrong and Steve Lester.
Trumpet players Chris Martin, Mark Ridenour and Tage Larsen in discussion backstage.