Below is a selection of programme notes by me (please click on the link next to each). These may be reproduced free of charge, provided of course that you (a) let me know in advance, (b) acknowledge my authorship and copyright, and (c) please, don’t make alterations without asking me first.

This selection will give you a good idea of the range of music that I can cover for you, in whatever length and format would suit your requirements. Feel free to contact me!


Individual notes:

Canteloube: Songs of the Auvergne (selection)  Canteloube Auvergne

Granados: Goyescas  Goyescas

Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn (selection)  Des Knaben Wunderhorn

Messiaen: Éclairs sur l’au-delà…  Messiaen Eclairs

Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony  Alpine Symphony

Stravinsky: Abraham and Isaac  Abraham and Isaac


Complete orchestral concert programme (individual notes):

  • Aaron Jay Kernis: New Era Dance
  • Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 1
  • Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 (Leningrad)

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Complete orchestral concert programme (sequence in a single note):

  • Shostakovich: Octet, Op. 11
  • Mozart: Sinfonia concertante K364
  • Shostakovich (arr. Barshai): Chamber Symphony Op. 118a
  • Mozart: Serenade K239 (Serenata notturna)

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Complete piano recital programme:

  • Chopin: Scherzo No. 2
  • Schumann: Kinderszenen
  • Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7

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