As a minimalist, I don’t have many possessions, other than my instruments. I was gifted with an Arnold Dolmetsch harpsichord earlier this year. I believe this tops my list of special instruments.
It’s so easy to forget, through all the stress of conservatoires, competitions, and touring that being an artist is the ultimate privilege. We’re getting to do something very special that very few people get to do.
Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? The first time I can remember hearing music was sitting under the piano listening
Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? My parents were hugely supportive of anything that I did
Percussion is something special to me, tuned and untuned. Some drums are so extensive in their possibilities of sound graduation, pitch and timbre – that I said it was like having an orchestra beneath your fingers
I have a feeling that my favourite venue is about to become the Royal Albert Hall! It has been a dream of mine to perform there, and I can’t wait to share the stage with the one and only Katherine Jenkins. It’s an honour.