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Two Southwold Spring concerts!

I’m delighted to be involved in two concerts this spring, staged by the Southwold Music Trust in the magnificent St. Edmund’s Church in my hometown of Southwold. On Tuesday 22nd March at 1pm I will join the distinguished baritone Robert Gildon, who lives in nearby Walpole, and will give a recital of Schubert, Handel, Gurney and Finzi’s classic ‘Let […]

The long-awaited ‘Emperor’ Concerto

After a long hiatus, the Prometheus Orchestra and I will perform the final concert in our Beethoven 250th Anniversary series on Sunday 20th February, featuring the Fifth Piano Concerto, the ‘Emperor’. In pre-pandemic 2020 we performed the first four Beethoven Piano Concertos over one weekend, with this final concert scheduled at Snape Maltings in October […]

A Bonus Track…

Here is a video of me playing my own ‘Intermezzo’ in recording sessions for the third and final volume of ‘100 Years of British Song’. This solo piano piece is as a little ‘bonus track’ on the CD – the remainder of the CD is of British song written since the late 19509s, including works […]

Launching Volume 3 of ‘100 Years of British Song’

Here it is. Today is the official launch of  the third and final volume of ‘100 Years of British Song’. Alongside songs by John Woolrich, Peter Dickinson, Geoffrey Poole and Madeleine Dring, it also includes the first recording of my own music by myself, in a professional context. Song and singing (in whatever genre) has […]

That’s a wrap!

What better way to conclude a project – and the final day’s work of the year – than on a wintery Southwold beach! I have been honoured to be commissioned by the family of the composer Malcolm Lipkin to record a cycle of his complete Nocturnes and final two Piano Sonatas for Lyrita Recorded Edition. […]

Two in One Day at The English Music Festival

It was a great honour to be invited to perform two recitals at The English Music Festival at St. Mary’s Church in Horsham last weekend. The first was with violinist Rupert Marshall-Luck, performing Ireland’s D minor Sonata, Delius’ Legende, and Elgar’s Sonata, and the second with tenor James Gilchrist, performing a programme of all British […]

Recital at Snape Maltings

James Gilchrist and I recently gave a recital as part of a special weekend at Snape Maltings focussing on the work of Imogen Holst – daughter of the celebrated composer Gustav, music assistant to Benjamin Britten, and distinguished composer in her own right. Women composers featured prominently in our programming, with works by Holst herself, […]

The Alwyn Music Festival

Thank you so much to those who joined us for the 2021 Alwyn Music Festival last weekend, and to all our helpers and volunteers who made it such a great success. It was absolutely wonderful to be back at our beautiful Suffolk venues, hearing live music in person once again. Our artists were all on […]

The Launch of ‘The Art of British Song’

I am delighted to announce the official launch of ‘The Art of British Song‘, a new venture showcasing British song, its legacy and its future. On Wednesday 22nd September, James Gilchrist and I launched ‘TABS’ (as it has become affectionately known) with a concert and reception at the home of Bob and Elisabeth Boas in […]