The World of Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

I must admit, I hadn’t heard much about the composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor before this evening either – but in the early 20th century he was one of Britain’s most popular composers. Elgar even said he was the best. He also spent most of his life in Croydon, making him an …

Amplify by Intermusica

Nicholas Boyd-Vaughan is communications and marketing director at Intermusica, visiting lecturer at Middlesex University and all-round expert on marketing within the classical music space. At the end of August I was asked to come and take some new photos of him as Intermusica promoted its new digital marketing platform for …

Genesis Conversations: Networks

It’s great to see the Genesis Foundation continuing it’s Genesis Conversations series. In their own words, Genesis Conversations ‘gather cultural leaders around a key issue of the cultural world today and match established well-known figures with emerging talent and mid-career artists.’ Tonight the conversation focused on the value of networks …

Hans Keller Forum

ChamberStudio provide training to some of the most promising young chamber music ensembles emerging today and have just launched the Hans Keller Forum, a set of three 3-day residential courses held at the University of Cambridge’s West Road Concert Hall. ChamberStudio asked me along to the first set of courses …