Commenting on his current job, he said: "I have a very special role in that I only play piano and only play for state ceremonial occasions such as investitures
and state banquets.
Around 25 investitures
are held each year, with most staged in the Ballroom at Buckingham Palace, but others take place at the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh and at Windsor Castle.
For the first time in decades, the Virginia Supreme Court is seeking to revamp its press policy that systematically discriminates against black-and minority-owned newspapers in the coverage of events such as the investiture
of new judges.
The 1969 investiture
, in particular, exposed painful divisions in Welsh-speaking Wales in a way that 1911 did not," he said.
It was the 40th anniversary of the first Order of Canada investitures
I have now been told I cannot cover this month's investitures
of rugby hero Jonny Wilkinson, Mick Jagger and Billy Connolly.
Former motor racing driver Sir Stirling Moss is warned by Pc Alun Evans against speeding out of Buckingham Palace, after he received his knighthood from the Prince of Wales at yesterday's Investitures
at Buckingham Palace.
The Scottish investitures
are held in Holyrood's majestic picture gallery.
He said past investitures
had been used as political stunts.
in Wales have traditionally been held at Cardiff Castle, but were switched after a row over access for the disabled at the castle last year.
should be held, as they are, in prestigious surroundings such as Cardiff Castle.