Friday, 8 October 2010
Playing the violin in Whitehall
Lily is a force of nature and her new orchestra, based in Teddington and including musicians from every nation and range of abilities - including disabilities - is an inspiration. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Orquesta-Sin-Fronteras/114135311943534
She is also my violin teacher.
It was fascinating watching the concert yesterday, with all the political apparachiks dashing by without ties (the civil servants in Victoria Street all have ties). Most people are too busy to listen, but somehow bringing culture into the traffic and rush is always civilising.