I do love THE INDEPENDENT, and not just because Jess writing for it helps to keep me in Science Plan Low Cal kitty food. They have the good sense to run THIS today. Know your readers, know your readers' cats. That's what I say.
Words for, with and about music. Libretto for 'Silver Birch', Roxanna Panufnik's opera for Garsington 2017 ("powerful and poetic" - The Times). Latest novel 'Ghost Variations', based on the Schumann Violin Concerto's 1930s rediscovery ("Thrilling" - John Suchet). Next novel: 'Odette', out for Christmas 2018. New projects include narrated concert 'Being Mrs Bach', AFCM Townsville, Australia, 1 Aug 2018, words for a new choral commission for Roxanna Panufnik and a youth opera for Garsington 2019 with composer Paul Fincham. Classical music journalist/critic for 28 years and still doing it.
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