Category: Performer Interview

Anda Anastasescu Interview

Anda Anastasescu Christian Morris talks to Anda Anastasescu, pianist, founder of the London Schubert Players, champion of Romanian contemporary music and creator of the European Union-funded Invitation to Composers project. Tell us a little about your background in Romania. My mother was musical and played the piano. She would have liked to have become a professional but in her day…

Retorica Interview

Photo: Retorica Christian Morris talks to Harriet Mackenzie and Philippa Mo, who have just released their debut-disk ‘English Violin Duos’ on NMC. Tell us a little about your background before you met each other. Philippa: I started playing when I was 5. I had lessons and decided early on that I wanted to pursue the violin seriously and so that…

Gregory Harrington Interview

Photo:Jeffrey Hornstein Christian Morris talks to Irish-born violinist Gregory Harrington, an emerging soloist based in New York, who has just released A Different World,an album of music by James MacMillan. Tell us something about your background. Well, I started violin when I was 4, studying at the Royal Irish Academy of Music with Kevin Kiely until I was 18. I then…