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 …

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 …

David Watkin & Barbican Quartet

Cellist David Watkin working with the Barbican Quartet in a ChamberStudio masterclass. ChamberStudio provides coaching and support to emerging professional chamber musicians.