4 Ways To Choose A Good Concert Programme

There are many techniques in deciding which pieces to include in a concert and in this blog post I discuss just four ways of putting together a varied and entertaining programme. 1. Perform works by one composer Focusing on one composer can be a great solution for choosing an interesting and enjoyable programme. I have […]

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Performing in Lockdown

Like all musicians, my way of sharing live music with audiences changed dramatically with the Covid-19 pandemic. I was already regularly posting on social media and sharing videos on YouTube. However, I had little experience of broadcasting concerts live online. When it was clear that performances with audiences would be unable to happen for a […]

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10 Tips for Playing Mozart

1. Use an Urtext edition During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries it became popular to play Mozart's piano music in quite a romantic style. Many editions of the Sonatas add pedal markings, dynamics, tempo changes and phrasing not found in the original. It is therefore essential to use a good Urtext edition so that […]

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