Upcoming Events

Art Sung – Edith Sitwell, Behind her Façade

Barnes Music Festival - St Mary's Church, Barnes, SW13 9HL - Thursday 14th March 2024

We are delighted to be taking part in the Barnes Music Festival whose theme this year is legends. Our semi-dramatized recital Art Sung – Edith Sitwell, Behind her Façade is a celebration of the legendary 20th century poet Dame Edith Sitwell. - Read More→

Past Events

Art Sung – Edith Sitwell, Behind her Façade (Shortened version)

VocalFest24, Music in New Malden - New Malden Methodist Church, 49 High Street, New Malden, Surrey KT3 4BY

- Sunday 11th February 2024

2024 marks the 60th anniversary of the death of the flamboyant English poet, Dame Edith Sitwell: a perfect opportunity to revive and celebrate her wonderfully fantastic brand of artistry. Art Sung – Edith Sitwell, Behind her Façade explores her unusual and eccentric life in her own words, both spoken and sung. Settings of her poetry by Benjamin Britten and William Walton are at the core of this semi-dramatized song recital... - Read More→

Art Sung – Edith Sitwell, Behind her Façade

19 Thayer St, London W1U 2QJ - London Song Festival, Hinde Street Methodist Church

- Friday 24th November 2023

2023 marks the centenary of the premier of Façade in 1923. Next year, 2024, marks the 60th anniversary of Edith Sitwell’s death: a perfect opportunity to revive and celebrate her wonderfully fantastic brand of artistry. In collaboration with the London Song Festival, Art Sung – Edith Sitwell - Behind her Façade is a semi-dramatised song recital which explores her unusual and eccentric life in her own words, both spoken and sung, beginning with her troubled childhood at Renishaw Hall in Derbyshire (where she fell in love with a peacock), leading to a life of celebrity and notoriety in London, Paris and America. - Read More→

Art Sung – Clara Schumann

Buckingham Summer Festival - The Radcliffe Centre, Buckingham

- Monday 10th July 2023

Hailed as the “Queen of the piano”, the young Clara dazzled 19th century European audiences with her virtuosic, yet delicate and highly musical piano performances. Acclaimed as a composer before her legendary marriage to creative genius, Robert Schumann, her own works have been neglected until recently. - Read More→

Inspired by Dance

60 St Giles High Street London WC2H 8LG - St Giles-in-the-Fields

- Friday 23rd June 2023

Elegant ballet, sultry tango, rhythmic Bulgarian choro, laidback Brazilian samba - hopefully this programme, inspired by dance, has something for everyone! We begin though with a suite of pieces by Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998), a Russian composer of Jewish-German descent. - Read More→

Inspired by Dance

Church Path, Saffron Walden CB10 1JP - St Mary's Church

- Wednesday 07th June 2023

Elegant ballet, sultry tango, rhythmic Bulgarian choro, laidback Brazilian samba - hopefully this programme, inspired by dance, has something for everyone! We begin though with a suite of pieces by Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998), a Russian composer of Jewish-German descent. - Read More→

Inspired by Dance

Abbey Farmhouse, Abbey Gardens, WALTHAM ABBEY, Essex, EN9 1XQ. - Waltham Abbey

- Monday 22nd May 2023

Elegant ballet, sultry tango, rhythmic Bulgarian choro, laidback Brazilian samba - hopefully this programme, inspired by dance, has something for everyone! We begin though with a suite of pieces by Alfred Schnittke (1934-1998), a Russian composer of Jewish-German descent. - Read More→

Piano duets

Church St, Peterborough PE1 1XB - St John The Baptist Church

- Tuesday 16th May 2023

This piano duet programme of music from the 1910s and 1920s explores a period of huge experimentation in France and England as composers sought to find new musical paths after the devastating upheaval of the Great War. - Read More→

Words and Music

Abbey Farmhouse, Abbey Gardens, WALTHAM ABBEY, Essex, EN9 1XQ. - Waltham Abbey

- Saturday 22nd April 2023

Our lunchtime programme of piano duet music focuses on works which have been inspired by words whether it be prose or poetry. - Read More→

The London Duo

104 Pall Mall, SW1Y 5EW - Reform Club

- Wednesday 07th December 2022

Nigel Foster and I are delighted to be making our London debut as ‘The London Duo’ at the Reform Club in Pall Mall! Hopefully our adventures to come will be as far flung as those of Phileas Fogg! Our lunchtime concert on Wed December 7th is a piano duet programme of music from the 1910s and 1920s explores a period of huge experimentation in France and England as composers sought to find new musical paths after the devastating upheaval of the Great War. - Read More→

Piano Duets

Lion Walk Precinct, Colchester, Essex CO1 1LX - Lion Walk Church

- Wednesday 16th November 2022

This piano duet programme of music from the 1910s and 1920s explores a period of huge experimentation in France and England as composers sought to find new musical paths after the devastating upheaval of the Great War. - Read More→