Who or what inspired you to take up the clarinet and make it your career?
My father used to take me to hear concerts at Middlesbrough Town Hall given by what was then called the Northern Sinfonia Orchestra. 1,334 more words
Hyperion Records has continued its excellent series of Haydn string quartets by the London Haydn Quartet with the newly released Op. 50 quartets. This group of works has a tendancy to be somewhat of a dark horse among Haydn’s quartets, but these works are some of the his best and adventurous. 2,845 more words
On Thursday, December 3rd, I began to prepare myself- mentally and emotionally- to leave the house for a couple hours. When you’re Mom to an infant just shy of six months old, this is an event in and of itself, one which I don’t always embrace, due to the logistics and of course, the separation from my sweet baby for hours at a time. 1,508 more words