Her German language expertise, also a wonderful help on the latter tour. We are lucky she can get time off from her sensible job at the German Historical Institute London to accompany us.
…and whilst forgetting things, also forgot to mention that we had another pianist in Bonn – Sam Hogarth – we met him at a concert in a barn in Surrey last summer, and he works at the Cologne Opera, playing and conducting. He was therefore very much on hand for a gig in Bonn; he also has a passion for jazz – perfect for us!!