I think composers will always say they’re most proud of their most recent works – if we weren’t proud of them we’d keep working on them until we were! So, because of this I have to say my most recent album, Do You Hear Me?
It’s about creating something that is wonderful and engaging.
I find that I need to be in the process of organising, listening to and editing music before my favourite ideas come to me. I like to build up a collection that I can work off over a period of time; putting some on the backburner and coming back to others that I maybe left for a while as they weren’t working.
Music keeps me sane and strong. Without it, I feel non-existent. – Interview with Pianist Nada
Who or what inspired you to take up conducting and pursue a career in music? Being heard conduct at university by Sir Georg Solti Who
I believe the thing that helped me the most was to listen to as much music as possible, and to work with musicians that are interested in new music.