‘A Thesaurus of Violinistic Fiendishness’

January 13, 2010

  Paul Pellay’s Thesaurus of Violinistic Fiendishness is one of the most colourful and technically challenging works ever written for the violin. Each of the seven books has a particular character, or set of references. There is a book based on Goya’s Black Paintings, one based, line by line, on an Unagaretti poem. There are more then […]

The Miraculous Violin, Ankara 2003

January 12, 2010

Lake Ohrid

January 9, 2010

Coffee with Aphra Behn

January 9, 2010

Broken String!

January 8, 2010

Changing a string backstage. Pharos Contemporary Music Festival August 2009

Montpelier Afternoon.

January 8, 2010


January 8, 2010

Thomas Simaku

January 6, 2010

 Thomas Simaku When Thomas Simaku graduated from the University in Tirana he had a high enough grade to have been immediately employed as a professor. But the government had other ideas and one did not argue with the Hoxha regime. He was sent to Permet, a distant town in south-east Albania, on the border with […]

working with Jan Philip Schulze

January 1, 2010

I have been working with the wonderful German pianist Jan Philip Schulze for over ten years, both as co members of Ensemble Triolog, Munich, and giving recitals together. Jan Philip is head of Lied at the Hanover Hochschule, and is equally distinguished as a spectacular solo pianist, chamber musician as for his acclaimed work with […]

Evis Sammoutis at Wiltons

December 20, 2009

  Today we are delighted to bring the fantastically colourful music of Evis Sammoutis to Wiltons for the first time. We have been working very closely with this wonderfully imaginative Cypriot composer f or the past few years. This has lead to films of his music, performances of his sextet, duos, and solo violin pieces. In […]