Jessica Cottis, conductor

I find it very fascinating how music sounds different in different venues. We create music for a specific venue with every performance. All this said, I do love the Royal Albert Hall.

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.

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

Camille Maalawy, mezzo-soprano

I have not followed an orthodox career, but have been lucky enough to be part of new and exciting works, often exploring the fusion between Arabic and western classical music.