Behind the queens

I’m looking forward to starting rehearsals with Opera Dioneo next week for the absurd and hilarious The Four-Note Opera by American minimalist composer Tom Johnson. It’s based on Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters In Search of an Author. But the most exciting thing is that our production involves fencing! My last fencing success came in the …

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Gramophone award for Trinity College Choir “Howells” CD

A CD of music by Herbert Howells which I recorded with the Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, in Summer 2011 has won a Gramophone Award. Apparently it is the first time a Cambridge chapel choir has won this award. Unfortunately, I missed out on the celebratory drinks reception because I was singing Bach in Suffolk…!