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Tartini Concert 2!

May 29, 2010

TO HEAR OUTTAKES FROM THE COMPLETE CYCLE-studio sessions 2011. Go to: 30 DAYS OF TARTINI   St Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield Concert 2 (Wednesday 2nd June) 730pm Tickets £12 (Concessions £6)   Information on the whole series: Tartini-Sonatas (Padua Manuscript)  Sonata in E minor       ‘Senti la fonte, senti lo mare’ Sonata in A minor Sonata in […]


May 27, 2010

I met Yigit Kolat in Anka in 2003.  Here is is Taksim. More no this fascinating young Turkish composer to follow. Listen: Yigit Kolat-Taksim

Joyous Haydn!

May 24, 2010

May 24th. After the excitement of Brahms Op 51 at Wilton’s last night, the Kreutzers spent the day recording Boulez and Haydn in Tring Parish Church. A glorious day, graced by Haydn’s ‘Lark’ Quartet Op 64 No 5.  Here are outtakes of the  first movement and the Minuet and Trio-what better reason could there be […]

Somerset House and coffee

May 23, 2010

Trandafilovski Premiere at Wiltons!

May 21, 2010

On Sunday 23rd May, the Kreutzer Concert at Wilton’s Music Hall will include the world premiere of new works by Mihailo Trandafilovski. The new works consist of a group of cello duos, which will be premiered by the cellist of the Kreutzer Quartet and Neil Heyde and, making her first appearance at Wiltons, Evie Heyde,  for […]

Poul Ruders extends the violin!

May 17, 2010

Poul Ruders Summers Prelude and Winters Fugue (British Premiere) (plus works by Tartini and Judith Bingham) St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield 27th October 730pm (Tickets £12 -Concessions £6) Over the past few years, I have enjoyed working with the Danish composer Poul Ruders enormously. This work has largely been private-discussing matters of writing contrapuntal […]

TARTINI-Concert 1!

May 15, 2010

Tartini at St Bartholomew – the – Great, Smithfield. Concert 1. Wednesday May 19th at 730 pm The Cloister Café will be open for drinks and refreshments from 630pm and in the interval.  Peter Sheppard Skærved-Violins (by Antonio Stradivari 1698, and Lorraine Bitaud 2010) LISTEN: Tartini    Giuseppe Tartini-‘Piccole Sonate’ 1-5 Works by Biber, Aitchison, Judith […]


May 11, 2010

For the past couple of months I have been collaborating with  Raheel Mohammed  on the music for an exhibition, with virtual and actual manifestations, based around the work of Evliya Celebi , a celebrated 17th Turkish traveller and writer.This project has been organised in collaboration with the British Counci, and has enabled me to engage with the […]


May 11, 2010

    Heinrich Ignaz Biber Der Schutzengel als Begleiter der Menschen [Audio clip: view full post to listen]PSS-Violin Engineer /Jonathan Haskell (Astounding Sounds) He, like the world, his ready visit pays Where Fortune smiles ; the wretched he forsakes ; Swift on his downy pinion flies from woe, And lights on lids unsully’d with a […]

Laurie Bamon

May 10, 2010

This year’s Nashville- London Exchange programme afforded me the pleasure of getting to know the wonderful young composer Laurie Bamon.  I am very pleased to say that there will be opportunities to hear Laurie’s exquisitely refined music on a number of up coming dates:    Wilton’s Music Hall: Sunday 23rd May  Click here: Link The […]