Interview with Genevieve Arkle

Interview with Genevieve Arkle Genevieve Arkle is currently a final-year PhD researcher at The University of Surrey, where she is writing her thesis on the musical allusions to Richard Wagner’s Parsifal in Gustav Mahler’s songs and symphonies. She has worked as an Associate Lecturer at the UoS and as a Visiting Lecturer Read more…

Interview with Ella Taylor

Interview with Ella Taylor Ella Taylor is a soprano with a passion for performing contemporary music and works by women and gender non-conforming artists. They were a Young Artist with the National Opera Studio for 2019/20 season, as well as a graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, where they Read more…

Interview with Dr Sarah Price

Interview with Dr Sarah Price Now more than ever arts organisations are searching for ways and means to begin to re-engage their audiences they once had before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Dr Sarah Price is an academic researcher, currently at The University of Sheffield, who focuses her invaluable research on Read more…

Interview with Chris Parsons

Interview with Chris Parsons Baroque music ensemble Eboracum Baroque and award-winning York Gin are teaming up to present ‘Heroic Handel’, a lockdown concert celebrating Handel’s music and the gin craze of his time. Recorded and filmed in isolation, Eboracum Baroque’s musicians from across the UK and Europe will bring virtuosic Read more…

Interview with Gavin Bryars

Interview with Gavin Bryars Although now living in the Midlands, Gavin has strong ties to both Sheffield and Yorkshire. While studying philosophy at the University of Sheffield he began experimenting as a jazz bassist, and played with a variety of musicians before forming the Gavin Bryars Ensemble. “When I started Read more…

Interview with Hannah Fiddy

Interview with Hannah Fiddy Hannah Fiddy is a creative consultant and events producer, developing new audiences for classical music. She is the Director of Alternative Classical, which creates and promotes new approaches to classical music. Some her other projects include: Concert Roulette (classical jukebox)  London Flashmob (pop-up events producer). Her Read more…

Interview with Kris Garfitt

Interview with Kris Garfitt Award-winning trombonist Kris Garfitt is constantly busy with concerts, competitions and recitals. His sheer breadth of styles has led him to become a remarkable force in the business. He is currently a member of the German Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, where he performs a variety of orchestral Read more…

Interview with Paul Mealor

Interview with Paul Mealor Award-winning composer Paul Mealor has become a household name across the world, with his works being performed at some of the most prestigious events and venues. From classical festivals to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s Royal Wedding, Paul’s music has reached and touched so many. Read more…

Interview with Stephen Johnson

Interview with Stephen Johnson Author, broadcaster, composer and presenter Stephen Johnson is one of the most celebrated in the business. His work on BBC Radio 3 hosting the much-loved series ‘Discovering Music’ still informs and excites those who listen years after they first were broadcast. His engaging manner as a Read more…