Music Junction 2019

It was a real privilege to be invited back to this year’s Music Junction programme, run by the London Chamber Orchestra. Participants go Inside the Orchestra, listening to the music from amongst the musicians, directing the players or playing as part of the rhythm section. Their workshops culminate in the …

Music Junction

My main reason for being at the London Chamber Orchestra’s concert ‘Joy’ was to capture images of young people involved in their Music Junction programme. Participants get to ‘experience live orchestral music-making at very close quarters’ by listening to, playing alongside and even occasionally directing the professionals. I know I’d have jumped …

Joy at Cadogan Hall

Delighted to get my first opportunity to photograph the London Chamber Orchestra in mid-May. In a concert on the theme of joy, up-and-coming conductor Oliver Zeffman took the orchestra through Bartók Romanian Folk Dances, Poulenc Sinfonietta and Piazzolla Libertango, while Robert Max conducted a new piece of music by composer Ollie Howell.

OAE’s Bach, the Universe and Everything

Had a fascinating morning photographing the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’s new series ‘Bach, the Universe and Everything.’ Brave the Sunday morning early start and you can hear the orchestra play music by Bach and then a scientist explain how amazing the universe is – it’s a pretty great combination. …