Concert introduction with the Heath Quartet at the Ryedale Festival, © Gerard Collett

Concert introduction with the Heath Quartet at the Ryedale Festival, © Gerard Collett

Events 2019

15 January-26 March 10.50am-1pm: A weekly course, The Long Nineteenth Century II at City Lit
17 January-28 March 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, Benjamin Britten: Place, Poetry, Music at City Lit
24 January 6pm: Pre-concert interview with Santtu-Matias Rouvali and Alice Sara Ott, Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall
31 January 6pm: Pre-concert talk celebrating Franz Schubert’s birthday at the Wigmore Hall
10 February 5pm: Guest on The Listening Service on BBC Radio 3
27 February 10.15am-12.15pm: Music Talks at Christ Church Kensington on John Adams’s Nixon in China
18 March 6pm: Pre-concert talk on Brahms’s Piano Concertos for the OAE, Royal Festival Hall
20 March 10.15am-12.15pm: Music Talks at Christ Church Kensington with Karl Lutchmayer
21 March 7pm: Directing Middlesex University Singers’ Ensemble Concert at Burgh House, Hampstead
28 March 6pm: Pre-concert talk for the Doric String Quartet, Reading Town Hall
4 & 11 April 2-4.10pm: A two-week focus course on Brahms’s Ein deutches Requiem at City Lit
5-7 April Presentations and panel discussions at the Ludlow English Song Weekend 
9 April 3pm: Wigmore Hall Friends’ event on women composers with archivist Emily Woolf
13 April 9.30am: Building a Library on Brahms’s Cello Sonata no.1 in E minor, Op. 38, on BBC Radio 3
16 April 10am: Interview with Param Vir for ISM Members’ Day, Birmingham Conservatoire
23 April 7.30pm: Pre-concert talk on Brahms’s Ein deutsches Requiem Op.45 for Cambridge Brahms Festival
30 April-9 July 10.50am-1pm: A weekly course, The Long Nineteenth Century III at City Lit
2 May-11 July 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, Disney: Music and Image at City Lit
3 May 4.30pm: Guest on The Listening Service on BBC Radio 3
24 May 6pm: In conversation with Igor Levit at the Wigmore Hall
8 June 9.30am: Guest on Record Review, discussing new releases, on BBC Radio 3
15 June 4pm: Festival lecture for the Marryat Players, Wimbledon, ‘Sound Stories’
 26 June 7.30pm: Curation and introduction of an evening concert from the Voices of London Festival (further details to follow!)
29-30 June Introducing concerts in the series ‘A Voyage to the New World‘ at Syde Manor, part of the the Cheltenham Festival
10 July 10am-6.30pm: Host of Composium, a day-long celebration of contemporary music at the Cheltenham Festival
15-19 July Four concert introductions on the chamber music of Johannes Brahms, ‘Behind the Beard‘, at the Ryedale Festival
21 July 3pm: Interview with Roxanna Panufnik, composer in residence at the Ryedale Festival
25 July 5.15pm: Proms Plus talk on the music of Brahms, Strauss and Broström, Imperial College Union
31 August 9.30am: Discussing Top 5 Brahms recordings with Andrew McGregor on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review
15 September 11.30am onwards: Hosting the second day of the Wigmore Hall’s Beethoven Festival Weekend
17 September-26 November 10.50am-1pm: A weekly course, Music in Wartime 1: London during World War II, at City Lit
19 September-28 November 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, Clara Schumann and her Circle, at City Lit
24 September 4.30pm: ‘A brief introduction’, the first of four talks on the history of music for the Royal Overseas League
25 September 7pm: ‘Why Singing Matters’, a panel discussion for the Royal Philharmonic Society with Sir John Tomlinson, Nadine Benjamin and Matthew Peacock MBE, Royal Festival Hall
27 September 5pm: Pre-concert talk ‘Written on the Skies – Elgar’s Late Chamber Works’, for the Beverley Chamber Music Festival
4-6 October A weekend course (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon), ‘At Home with Brahms and Friends’ at Benslow Music
8 October 4.30pm: ‘A brief introduction’, the second of four talks on the history of music for the Royal Overseas League
12 October 6pm: Pre-concert talk to the Nash Ensemble’s 2019/20 series ‘Around Schubert’ at the Wigmore Hall
15 October 7.30pm: Introduction to a programme inspired by the soirees held by Lord Leighton at Leighton House, in a concert by the Kensington & Chelsea Music Society
19 October 4pm: Sounding out Song, an introduction to art song, at Witney Corn Exchange (part of the Oxford Lieder Festival)
20 October 3pm: Sounding out Song, an introduction to art song, at St Peter’s Church, Wallingford (part of the Oxford Lieder Festival)
22 October 4.30pm: ‘A brief introduction’, the third of four talks on the history of music for the Royal Overseas League
26 October 9.30am: Building a Library on Dvořák’s ‘Dumky’ Trio, BBC Radio 3
5 November 4.30pm: ‘A brief introduction’, the last of four talks on the history of music for the Royal Overseas League
12 November 6.15pm: Pre-concert talk, ‘A Voyage Around Hardy’, with Iain Burnside and Richard Goulding, as part of the Bath Mozartfest
13 November 10.15-12.15:  Music Talks at Christ Church Kensington on Rebecca Clarke’s Viola Sonata
20 November 10.15-12.15:  Music Talks at Christ Church Kensington on Janáček’s ‘Intimate Letters’ Quartet
5 December-12 December  2-4.10pm: A two-week course on Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune at City Lit

 

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