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...
November 22 – Holywell Concert

November 22 – Holywell Concert

Julia Hollander, Peter McMullin and Anna Snesar Present English and Czech music for voice, piano and violin GOD MADE A TREE Holywell Music Room, Holywell St, Oxford 7.30pm, Friday November 22, 2019 Free Entrance – Donations to RAIN – Agroforestry in Brazil...
The letter

The letter

  This is what I was working on last year, with producer Dixi Stewart https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0002rv6 A BBC Radio 3 programme about my family – including current members thereof. Listen and let me know what you think...
In the hothouse – concert march 7

In the hothouse – concert march 7

A recital of art songs built around the centrepiece of Wagner’s ‘Im Treibhaus’ – ‘In the Hothouse’ – all about our relationship with the natural world. Pete McMullin plays the wonderful Steinway piano in Holywell Music Room....
Rockabye

Rockabye

In a dingy Viennese coffee house, the woman behind the bar isn’t just enjoying her playlist on the PA system – she is joining in, her grainy voice (Austrian accent fully Americanised) rising above the whoosh of the milk frother, ‘So rockabye, rockabye…’ I admire...
The Shape of You

The Shape of You

I’m on holiday in Argentina. A steamy day in Buenos Aires and I spot a beautiful girl wearing headphones and little else shimmying down the street singing ‘I’m in love with the shape of you’. I am struck by the incongruity of the carrot-top Brit Ed Sheeran inveigling...