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 2021

 

11 January 7.30pm: Introducing the Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective at Wigmore Hall, livestreamed
12 January-23 March 10.50am-1pm: A weekly course, The Long Nineteenth Century II: Salons and Symphonies at City Lit (taught online)
14 January-25 March 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, Schubert in Focus at City Lit (taught online)
30 January 9.30am: New chamber music releases, BBC Radio 3’s Record Review
12 February 1-2pm: Three’s Company 1 – Beethoven’s Piano Trio in C minor, Op.1 no.3, a lunchtime talk for Benslow Music
19-20 February Introducing livestream broadcasts from the Bath Bachfest at Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon
21 February 5pm: Guest contributor to The Listening Service with Tom Service, BBC Radio 3
26 February 1-2pm: Three’s Company 2 – Schubert’s Piano Trio in E flat major, D929, a lunchtime talk for Benslow Music
1 March 7.30pm: Introducing Septura brass ensemble at Wigmore Hall, livestreamed 
3 March 7.30pm: Introducing the Leonore Piano Trio at Wigmore Hall, livestreamed 
5 March 1pm: Introducing Martin Roscoe at Wigmore Hall, livestreamed

7.30pm: Introducing Carolyn Sampson and Joseph Middleton at Wigmore Hall, livestreamed 

12 March 1-2pm: Three’s Company 3 – Brahms’s Piano Trio in B major, Op.8, a lunchtime talk for Benslow Music
26 March 1-2pm: Three’s Company 4 – Dvořák’s ‘Dumky’ Trio, Op.90, a lunchtime talk for Benslow Music
15 April 2-4pm: A one-off session introducing Dvořák’s Eighth Symphony at City Lit
17 April 10am: Building a Library on Robert Schumann’s Piano Quintet, BBC Radio 3’s Record Review
20 April-29 June 10.50am-1pm, A weekly course, Robert Schumann in Focus at City Lit (taught online)
22 April-1 July 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, The long 19th century III: national pride and new directions at City Lit (taught online)
 24 April 11.30am & 3pm: Introducing Brian Elias day at Wigmore Hall, livestreamed
4-6 June A weekend course, Introducing Ludwig, at Benslow Music (taught online)
9 June 7.45pm: Introducing Michael Foyle & Martin Cousins in a Park Lane Group recital, 22 Mansfield Street
20 June 10.30am-12pm: Study event, ‘Schubert and Beethoven, the birth of the Lied Cycle and a new voice in Romanticism’ as part of Leeds Lieder 2021, featuring performers from the LL Young Artists scheme
23 June 1-4.30pm: City Lit one-off course, Dido and Aeneas: From Virgil to Purcell with Nikoletta Manioti
9 July 10.30am-5pm: Chairman/host of Composium at Cheltenham Music Festival
17 July 9.30am: Building a Library on Liszt’s B minor Piano Sonata for BBC Radio 3’s Record Review
2 August 7.30pm: Interval guest on BBC Radio 3 for Proms performance with Ryan Bancroft & BBC National Orchestra of Wales
7 August 9.30am: Introducing top 5 recordings of works by Felix Mendelssohn as Proms Composer on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review
10 August 7.30pm: Interval guest on BBC Radio 3 for Proms performance with John Storgårds & BBC Philharmonic 
6 September 6.30pm: Opening season talk for Ripon Concerts
7 September 7.30pm: Interval guest on BBC Radio 3 for Proms performance with Mark Elder & the Hallé Orchestra
21 September-30 November 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, The long 19th century I: Romantics, poets and virtuosos at City Lit (taught online)
23 September-2 December 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, Benjamin Britten: Place, Poetry Music at City Lit (taught in person)
24 September 10.30am: In Camera-Ex Camera, a talk for Beverley Chamber Music Festival
7 October 1pm: Introducing The Myra Hess Concert 2021 at the National Gallery, given by The Nash Ensemble
8 October 6.15pm: A talk, ‘Bach: The Mathematics of Beauty and their Origins in Nature‘ for the Two Moors Festival, All Saints’ Church, Dulverton
9 October 10.30am: In conversation with Tamsin Waley-Cohen and Huw Watkins at the Two Moors Festival, All Saints’ Church, Dulverton
13 October 11am & 3.15pm: ‘The Brilliant Abyss‘, a two-part conversation and performance with Helen Scales, Laurence Crane, Harriet Burns and Cole Knutson at the Oxford Lieder Festival
16 October 5.30pm: Pre-concert discussion with Nigel Hess, Libbie Foster and Dame Patricia Routledge ahead of the first of the Nash Ensemble’s season of National Gallery Wartime concert reconstructions, Wigmore Hall
23 October 9.30am:  Building a Library on Felix Mendelssohn’s Octet for BBC Radio 3’s Record Review
30 October 10am: Leading the LESW Think Tank, a panel discussion at Ludlow English Song Weekend, St Lawrence’s Church, Ludlow

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