Author Archive: louisa
BBC Radio 3 Broadcast on Essential Classics!
We are delighted that our performance of Grieg’s C minor Sonata from our latest CD release was broadcast yesterday Wednesday 21st January on BBC Radio 3’s ‘Essential Classics’. Rob Cowan described it as ‘a sensitive performance’ and we’re thrilled that it got airtime. We’re really hoping some of our Franck & Dvorak make it on […]Continue reading
To Evaluate or Procrastinate?
Now in full swing of Malaysian life, we have been loving our time here. Nick has been working hard examining hundreds of nervous little souls and I have been beavering away at my much neglected ‘List’. I did bring my violin, however it’s collecting dust at the back of the cupboard after my poorly violin […]Continue reading
Climbing the Sleeping Buffalo Mountain…
We arrived last Saturday at the stunning Banff Centre and while it’s safe to say it’s amazing to be back, (deer nibbling at the trees outside, snow falling all around so that it really does feel like Narnia!) something definitely feels very different this year. We have a serious and important job to do this […]Continue reading
Ode to a Puppeteer
We saw the most amazing display of Puppets tonight presented by a group that have been working here together over the last 2 weeks. Some of the puppets were completely enchanting and the skill involved in the craftsmanship of these miniature paper mach? people really made me believe their emotions were changing and faces moving. […]Continue reading
Raring to go!
An enforced day off, woo hoo I hear you say but I am gagging to get my skates on and get stuck into some playing! We unfortunately don’t get the key to our hut until tomorrow and so I take my jet-lagged body back to bed in the morning as I try desperately to adjust […]Continue reading
Feeling So Welcome!
It is 5:20am and although I realise this is silly o’clock, there is no way I can go back to bed and sleep. A bad combo of jet lag and being like a little girl on Christmas morning desperately wanting to open pressies and being far too excited! I AM IN BANFF!! There is snow […]Continue reading