Christian Li, violinist

I love to play slower expressive pieces that explore emotions. That’s what I love about the violin – expressing emotions through the sound.

Macha Kanza, pianist

Who or what inspired you to pursue a carerer in music? My parents brought me into classical music, but at different times in my life. Then my teachers and some composers have opened a world of discoveries with which coexistence has become essential, beyond everyday practice. Who are what have been the most important influences…

Chris Warner, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? As a child, I was devoted to the piano and spent much of my time listening to all kinds of music, mostly from my parent’s eclectic music collection (everything from 60s novelty 45rpm records to New Orleans jazz, opera and…

Sarah Traubel, soprano

As a vocal artist, I have to listen very closely to my own instrument. I am in the privileged position that so far I could grow carefully, steadily with my roles and concert programmes

Mustafa Khetty, composer

Who or what inspired you to take up composing, and pursue a career in music? After 36 years in business, one day in mid-November 2017, I walked out, having sold my business interests to focus on music, a passion from as early as I could remember. It’s now or never. Who or what were the…

Judith Jáuregui, pianist

Be patient with repertoires, know what works can be faced in a moment and wait to have more musical and vital experience for others.