June tour

A thrilling concert tour last week from Yorkshire to Kent via Norfolk. Delightful and appreciative audiences and such a privilege to play in such beautiful surroundings.Our highlights of our trip: Lots of tea, cake and scones. All of our concert organisers provided us with such kind hospitality. Marvellous cakes at Howden Minster and a very…

Wales and Bolton in February

What a fun week of travelling and performing! Charlotte and I spent a wonderful few days together taking our recital programme to audiences in Bolton and New Radnor, Wales. We even managed to fit in a visit to the awe-inspiring world heritage site of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct although the fierce winds of Storm Eric did manage…

A Bavarian Christmas

Happy New Year! I am really looking forward to all of my future concerts for 2019 and the exciting new adventures that lie ahead. It was a rather unique Christmas for me this year, as, for the first time, I decided not to spend it at home in Scotland. Taking advantage of a couple of performances…

November at Southwell

A joy to perform in Nottinghamshire yesterday at Southwell Minster. The autumnal hues –  the russets, reds and ambers, the pumpkins, the berries and the golden crunch of burnt and withered leaves, the clinging mists and the grandeur of the imposing Minster – it all created an inspiring backdrop for our performance.   Said by…

Dvorak in Lowestoft

What a wonderful weekend! Performed the Dvorak Violin Concerto with Waveney Sinfonia on Saturday night in Lowestoft. What a great experience playing with such a talented group of musicians. Many thanks to everyone for their kind hospitality and commitment- it was wonderful to share this performance of the concerto with them. The concerto, written in…

August at Lewes

Lovely concert a few weeks ago in Lewes, East Sussex.  Beautiful town near Glyndebourne and managed a quick visit to the Castle and Anne of Cleves House. Charlotte S and I were performing in St Anne’s Church – played a selection of pieces including works by Szymanowski and Saint-Saens. Great to see such a big…