Mon 06 Nov 2017, 18.30-20.30
Somerset House: New Wing G16
"For me, writing at the piano is a total love affair."
"Within the British Music Collection there are a number of exceptional examples of oboe repertoire inspired by oboists of the 20th and 21st centuries."
"These days I see composing as a slowed-down version of improvisation, which is why I think I'm drawn to making music as opposed to just playing it."
"I am a medium of sound. As I travel, sound travels."
"To mention just a handful of composers and their works would involve neglecting many incredible compositions..."
"...my music is both an expression and a representation, containing as it does both my environment and my response to it!"
"Throughout the past century, the oboe quartet and oboe quintet have proved to be particularly popular instrumentations for composers..."