Category Archives: Concerts

Dear Diary

Dear Diary, This has been a good month. Kicking off with a recording session for the music of the official boxing yoga instructional DVD really set the tone for the following few weeks. Can’t wait to see the final cut … Continue reading

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Mainly Two début concert

Here’s some very exciting news (at least for me) fresh off the press. Marie Schreer and I have found a venue for the first concert of our contemporary duo project Mainly Two. Not just any venue either. We’ll be taking … Continue reading

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Sheep, glorious sheep

Although you may field that this baaahhlog entry ought to be solely on the subject of one fluffy farmyard critter, I’m afraid you are baaahing up the wrong tree. Enough of dreadful puns and eggceptionally bad jokes (so what if … Continue reading

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Park Quartet in Paris

Bonsoir mes amis! Je suis retourné de la France après un bon voyage avec mon quatuor à cordes. If you have French friends, make sure they don’t judge me too harshly for the above sentence. After a long hiatus in … Continue reading

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Different Trains

You can now watch my quartet’s performance of Steve Reich’s Different Trains on YouTube. This was recorded live at the Royal College of Music on February 19th 2013:

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The Invisible World – a review

Click here to read another great review of my quartet’s (the Park Quartet) performance at the Southbank Centre on Monday. By far the most successful performance of the evening was that of Lutosławski’s String Quartet given by the accomplished Park … Continue reading

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Louis Mander: Sonata for Violin & Piano

Last Thursday, October 18th, I premiered Louis Mander’s Sonata for Violin & Piano to a very friendly audience at the RCM. It’s a delightful work, full of life and with moments of real poignancy. On stage with me was the … Continue reading

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World première & another video

On October 18th, I will be performing the world premiere of Louis Mander‘s sonata for violin and piano (see Diary for detailed info). Louis is an up-and-coming composer who I was very lucky to work with, albeit briefly, very recently. … Continue reading

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Lucky to be me (I think…)

I’m in the middle of a house move. And I. Am. Stressed. Here’s a happy video featuring the talented Messieurs Toby Nelms (piano), Adam Higgs (bass) and Daniel Day (kit) with Bernstein’s beautiful ‘Lucky to Be Me’.

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Crystal Silence

During this period of spectacular weather, what better way to spend it than in crystal silence (grim pun) so enjoy this ‘ere video. A few exciting things have come my way these past few days including a trip with the … Continue reading

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