Kit Downes, composer, pianist and organist

Who or what inspired you to pursue a career in music? I started playing organ and piano quite young, and sung in a choir when I was at school. This was very inspiring as we would get to perform new choral music by people like Arvo Part and John Taverner, as well as singing through…

Roger Sayer, organist

Performing in St. Paul’s Cathedral is an experience one never forgets. The building is awesome and the organ matched it pillar for pillar. I think playing at the Royal Albert hall was another great occasion that I will not forget.

Gail Archer, concert organist

Spaces with lively acoustics are always the most rewarding to perform in, because you can time the space by ear. The space has a profound effect on the registration choices that I make and on the tempo I choose to present a piece