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 …

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 …

Islington Festival of Music and Art 2022

It’s wonderful having a continuing involvement with festivals so I’m very grateful to Artistic Director Joana Ly and General Manager Martin Andr√© to invite me back to capture images of this year’s events. I snapped the first weekend of the Festival, largely centred around St Mary’s church on Upper Street. …

12 Ensemble in Cambridge

I was back in Cambridge this November celebrating the return of the excellent Cambridge Music Festival, who continue to fill venues and attract amazing talent to perform in spite of the involuntary hiatus live music has been through recently. I was photographing the 12 Ensemble directed by violinist Eloisa-Fleur Thom …

DEBUT Drag

I don’t make a bucket list, but if I did photographing a DEBUT Classical performance at Shoreditch Treehouse would probably have been on there – I’m a huge fan of bringing classical performance into unusual spaces. I was even more excited when DEBUT’s founder Lizzie Holmes told me it was …