ED HUGHES: Music for the South Downs

ED HUGHES: Music for the South Downs

New Music playersPrimrose Piano Quartet MÉTIER msv 28623 Ed Hughes is Professor of Composition at the University of Sussex. In 1990 he founded the New Music Players, a contemporary ensemble comprising up to 25 world class performers. Different groups from among these...
Letter: information wanted

Letter: information wanted

I have been looking for information on Winifred Browne, a pianist who gave the first radio broadcast of Rachmaninov’s 4th piano concerto, in 1930. She is included in a scrapbook in the BMS Archive at Trinity Laban and I would be interested if anyone has any...
Music and Migration in Georgian Edinburgh

Music and Migration in Georgian Edinburgh

An exhibition at the Georgian House in Edinburgh opened in June telling the remarkable story of Felix Yaniewicz (1762-1848), a celebrated Polish- Lithuanian violinist and composer, who settled in Scotland and co-founded the first Edinburgh music festival in 1815....
Obituary: David Lloyd-Jones

Obituary: David Lloyd-Jones

1934 – 2022  Meeting extraordinary people is one of life’s great privileges and David Lloyd-Jones, who died on 8th June, was one such extraordinary man.  His love of music developed from his father taking the 10-year-old David to hear a concert with...
BRITISH CHAMBER MUSIC

BRITISH CHAMBER MUSIC

Clive Jenkins, Gerald Finzi, Don Sherman, Alan Ridout, William Lloyd Webber, Ronald Binge, Cecilia McDowell, Joseph Horovitz, Robin Milford, Elias Parish-Alvars Chamber Ensemble of London Peter Fisher violin, director SOMM CD 0653 The title on the booklet cover is the...