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 -...

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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  

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Quarantine Song

Quarantine Song

So - schools are dismissed. Of my four students due for lessons this morning, only two turn up - the other two already in isolation at home. Seventeen year-old David [name changed] arrives promptly at 8.45, complaining of a gunky chest but sure it isn't a symptom of...

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Climate Change and Spirituality Podcasts

Climate Change and Spirituality Podcasts

This isn't about singing, but it is my voice (and others') - a series of podcasts for the Oxford University Church about the spiritual crisis that is part of our current climate crisis. Aiming at one a month. First up - reliable scientific context from IPCC author...

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Sublime

Sublime

Aha - I just found a review of the Bach Christmas Oratorio I sang in before Christmas - 'sublime alto' they call me. https://www.great-milton.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Dec-2019.pdf Of course, I was far too concerned with my 'Christmassy' outfit (a glittery...

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