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 2020

14 January-24 March 10.50am-1pm: A weekly course, Music in wartime 2: émigré musicians abroad at City Lit
16 January-26 March 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, Johannes Brahms: Romantic Classicist at City Lit
16 January 6pm: Pre-concert interview with Mark-Anthony Turnage ahead of the world premiere of his Horn Concerto, Royal Festival Hall
19 January 6.30pm: ‘Wagner, Paris and the origins of The Flying Dutchman‘, talk for the Wagner Society of Scotland, Edinburgh Society of Musicians
5 February 10.15-12.15: Music TalksChrist Church Kensington on Berg’s Wozzeck
7 February 12pm: ‘Listening to Song‘, a pre-concert talk introducing song concerts to the uninitiated, at the Barber Institute, Birmingham
8 February 9.30am: BBC Radio 3 Record Review overview of the Bruno Walter Complete Columbia Album Collection
24 February 7.30pm: Insight Event on Beethoven’s Fidelio at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
26 February 10.15am-12.15pm: Music Talks at Christ Church Kensington on English Song, with Timothy Salter and Emily Gray
29 February 6.20pm: Pre-concert talk on Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony for the Hallé, Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham
4 March 6.30pm: Interview with Dame Evelyn Glennie for Chiltern Arts, Henley-on-Thames
7 March 11am-9pm: Focus day on Beethoven string quartets with the Marmen Quartet, Wiltshire Music Centre
10 March 6pm: Pre-concert talk for Jess Gillam, Reading Town Hall
11 March 10.15am-12.15pm: Music Talks at Christ Church Kensington, in conversation with Sally Beamish
15 March 10am-12pm: Insights: Beethoven – Fiction and Reality, Royal Festival Hall, with John Deathridge and Flora Willson
2-3 April Oxford Lieder Festival online interviews for Social DistanSong, with Robin Tritschler and Benjamin Appl
21 April-30 June 10.50am-1pm: A weekly course, Beethoven for Beginners, at City Lit (taught online)
23 April-2 July 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, Czech Stories: Dvorák and Janáček, at City Lit (taught online)
23 May 9.30: BBC Radio 3 Record Review, overview of new Beethoven releases
9 June Online panel discussion on Gender in Lieder, with Roderick Williams, Anna Lapwood, Alice Coote, Carolyn Sampson, Natasha Loges, Joseph Middleton, Cheryl-Frances Hoade and Madeline Robinson
13-20 July 1.30-3.30pm: A two-week course, Great Works: Verdi’s Requiem, at City Lit (taught online)
18 July 9.30am: BBC Radio 3 Summer Record Review, with my top 5 Beethoven recordings as part of the summer Proms season
19-26 July Online introductions and interviews for Ryestream, the Ryedale Festival’s online performance series
4 August 2pm-5pm: Wagner’s Ring Cycle: an overview, at City Lit (taught online)
9 August 7pm: Guest on Is It Canon?The Listening Service, BBC Radio 3
11 August 2pm-5pm: Exploring Classical Music Online, at City Lit (taught online)
16 August 6.15pm: Guest on Proms Preview: A Week at the Proms, on BBC Radio 3
15 September-24 November 10.50am-1pm: A weekly course, Choral music from Handel to Weir, at City Lit (taught online)
17 September-26 November 2-4.10pm: A weekly course, The Long Nineteenth Century I: Romantics, poets and virtuosos, at City Lit (taught online)
22 September 7.30pm: Introducing the Castalian String Quartet live from Wigmore Hall
27 September 11.30am: Introducing Gautier Capuçon & Frank Braley live from Wigmore Hall

7.30pm: Introducing Renaud Capuçon, Gautier Capuçon & Frank Braley live from Wigmore Hall

1 October 7.30pm: Introducing IMS Prussia Cove performers live from Wigmore Hall
5 October 7.30pm: Introducing Sir András Schiff live from Wigmore Hall
12 October From 11am: Introducing a day’s worth of concerts and study events from the Oxford Lieder Festival, beginning with an hour-long interview with Ian Bostridge
7 November 9.30am: Building a Library on Beethoven’s ‘Hammerklavier’ Sonata Op. 106 on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review
19 November Online pre-concert talk interview with Charles Owen for concert at the Blyth Centre, Imperial College
3 December 2-4pm: A one-off session introducing Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas at City Lit

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