Archive | July, 2020

At last – performances again!

With so much bad news at the moment, and careers on hold (or worse), it’s great to see some of my performer friends starting to give concerts again. Paula Thomas and Franco Maigue will be playing at the beautiful church of Notre-Dame-du-Travail in Paris this Sunday, and their programme will include the piece I wrote […]

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New piano CD recording

Although, like everyone else, my musical life has been pretty much on hold recently, one fabulous ray of bright sunshine has been the recording of a CD of my piano music in the US last week, by Paul Sánchez and Albert Kim. Amazingly Paul, and his wife Kayleen (who together make up the important duo […]

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Fictions and Folksongs

I’ve never quite had the allergic reaction to the words ‘folk song’ that some English composers have in the last few decades. Perhaps because of my Irish father, and my years living in the Scottish Highlands? And I own instruments like the Celtic harp (I prefer clarsach as a better name!) and concertina, even though […]

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