Presenting and Writing

Presenting

I like talking about music…

30-minute pre-performance talk for Figaro Gets a Divorce by Elena Langer (February 2016) Listen here

Online guide to Carmen Youtube guide (contributor)  Watch here 

Online introduction to George Crumb’s Black Angels for Royal College of Music  (90 seconds) Watch here 

Writing

I also enjoy writing about music

  • Dorling Kindersley Book on Classical Music: features on Lully, Scarlatti and Corelli (Publication forthcoming in 2018)
  • ‘A Story of Love and Death’ –Interview with Polly Graham, Director of Le Vin herbé , Welsh National Opera Spring programme  (February 2017)
  • ‘An operatic Revolution’ – Article on Welsh National Youth Opera’s Kommilitonen!, WNO programme (September 2016)
  • Royal College of Music Daphnis et Chloë programme notes for concert conducted by Bernard Haitink (November 2016)

Orchestral/Chamber Music Programme Notes for Sinfonia Cymru (2014-15)

Rossini, Mozart, Schubert, Mendelssohn with Llŷr Williams (November 2015)

Rachel Podger: Fux, Bach, Vivaldi, Telemann (April 2015)

Laura van der Heijden and Sinfonia Cymru: Beethoven, Sibelius, Shostakovich, Copland (March 2015)

4tet Programme: Haydn, Copland, Bridge, Mozart (February 2015)