Monthly Archives: June 2012

What Did It For Me! – Chapter 3, conductor Lee Reynolds

I can still picture, as clear as day, the moment I caught the classical music bug, and it was from particular recording of Tchaikovsky. I was the first time I had ever been unable to make myself stop listening to … Continue reading

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Interview with Beatrice Philips, founder of the first annual Lewes Chamber Music Festival

Lewes-born Beatrice Philips graduated from Kings College London in 2007 with a first class honours degree in Music.  She is the leader of the excellent Kantanti Ensemble and founder of the Lewes Chamber Music Festival. So, why do you feel … Continue reading

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WHAT DID IT FOR ME, Chapter 2 – by Catherine Black

Catherine Black is a Lewes-based cellist who has had a wildly varied and eclectic career. She’s played with orchestras and toured with The Orb, a 90s ambient group, and her own group, String Theory Cello Ensemble, attracted the attention of … Continue reading

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WHAT DID IT FOR ME, Chapter 1 – By Nicholas Tucker

At a party the other evening, my good friend Nick Tucker inspired an idea for an occasional blog series, which at his suggestion I’m calling, “What Did It For Me.”  The premise is simple––what recording started your journey as either … Continue reading

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