Music is a language and each performer views music through the possibilities of their instrument and technique; I enjoy having conversations about how best something should be played as there are often possibilities, I wasn’t even aware of, and that is exciting.
I search for inspiration in my daily life and treat every gig as if was the first time.
One of the biggest challenges we face as performers is to find our unique and authentic artistic voice.
Pianists all face the challenge of making a career in a profession filled with a large number of exceptional artists, all vying for a small number of performance opportunities. Post-pandemic, I hope to see an increase in live performances; it’s just not the same listening to video recordings online.
the more I can engage with audiences, and ideally introduce them to more obscure repertoire, the more successful I feel
We absolutely adore the blended sound of our renaissance instruments which sound like a magnificent organ when played together, especially in church-like acoustics. We also enjoy playing new arrangements and introducing audiences to contemporary music, and finding ways to connect all these elements for a concert programme.