Archive: My News

A crisis or an opportunity?

By on April 1, 2020 in My News, People

Like you I am adjusting to the Coronavirus crisis as best I can. My thoughts here are to make contact with all me friends as best I can and to hope that you are doing OK. I am finding that work from home continues to be very busy. With making sure that all activities are

Here and there….

By on December 10, 2014 in My News

Well, there’s been plenty of variety in the past three weeks! If you are playing, teaching, managing, planning, supporting others and staying in touch with your family, what can you expect? On 17 November I was in Rotterdam to kick off the week and returned on the 18th  to attend the wonderful concert of the

A day in Saluzzo

By on September 17, 2014 in My News

My return from Munich on Sunday took the form of two flights to Amsterdam and then Torino and a lift with the ever-energetic Michele Galvagno, founder of the Cappa Festival in Saluzzo. It was a pleasure to play the Mozart C major quartet with Jae-Wan Lee, Enrico Groppo and Jane Salmon, to listen to quartets,

Barbirolli International Oboe Festival & Competition update

By on April 4, 2014 in My News

The Barbirolli competition starts tomorrow in Port Erin, The Isle of Man and competitors and jurors are on their way there today.  Including me! In addition to the competition itself, I will be giving a presentation on Sunday evening and there will be masterclasses on Monday and Wednesday by Han de Vries and Maurice Bourgue.

My new website

By on April 1, 2014 in My News

Today I launch my new website, complete with this web log!   This is a good time for me to start writing a blog, having completed my involvement in Susanna Mälkki’s Mahler 10 and Schönberg Erwartung concerts in The Hague, Rotterdam and Amsterdam and my own performances of concerti by Vivaldi and Handel with  DECO in Lichfield.  

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