Gigs for Spring 2023

Gigs for Spring 2023

Coming up: At St Michael at the Northgate Church in Cornmarket, Oxford – Lunchtime recital with Pete McMullin on Feb 27, to include Ethyl Smyth’s Three Moods of the Sea plus a new commission from Oxford-based, internationally-renowned composer Gregory Rose...
Carols

Carols

If you look way back in history, you will find the term ‘carol’ originates in the Old French word carole, referring to a round of dancers, singing and holding hands. Just like that other ubiquitous singing term, Chorus, which originated in singers...
Why We Sing – new book out in feb 2023

Why We Sing – new book out in feb 2023

From lullabies to songs for the dying, Why We Sing is a fascinating exploration of singing in all its varied forms, from the personal perspective of Julia Hollander, song therapist, teacher and performer. In interrogating her own life experience and using the latest...
The Letter

The Letter

Another outing for my radio programme from last year, about my grandfather’s escape from Nazi Czechoslovakia thanks to a letter from the BBC – on sunday oct 4 and then on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0002rv6