Gabriella Di Laccio, soprano

For me, concerts venues are all about the audience and the energy that happens. It can be someone’s living room or the Wigmore Hall; nothing beats the magical feeling of real communication through music.

Richard Cameron-Wolfe, composer

Ultimately, the composer merely devises a notated “recipe” for a musical work of art, while the performers are the “chefs” and “servers”.

Ian Arber, composer

“…write music as much as possible, every day! You can never stop learning so I find the more I write the better I become”. Interview with Ian Arber who wrote the BBC Proms theme tune

Louis Karchin, composer

Primarily that music should inspire. Whether this is through performance or composition does not matter; the principle is the same. Music should never be routine, it must always be special.