34 episodes

One organisation, four extraordinary festivals. Each festival features the most up-and-coming, controversial & entertaining performers, showcasing new works, young artists and unique performances, ensuring a high profile around the world.

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    • Arts
    • 4.9, 9 Ratings

One organisation, four extraordinary festivals. Each festival features the most up-and-coming, controversial & entertaining performers, showcasing new works, young artists and unique performances, ensuring a high profile around the world.

    Black Faces, White Spaces

    Black Faces, White Spaces

    Through Slay In Your Lane, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené not only created an inspirational guide to life but also started a national conversation. How does it feel to be a black woman in a predominantly white space? How can we improve access and inclusivity?

    They were joined by Heather Melville, Director at PwC, and Head of Editorial at gal-dem, Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff to celebrate the powerful women reshaping their industries and discuss the challenges black women face throughout their life

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Zoe Martlew – Musae

    Zoe Martlew – Musae

    In this episode, Camilla King is joined by Lucy Schaufer and Zoe Martlew to discuss creativity in lockdown, what comes next, and Zoe’s song cycle ‘Musae’, premiered at the 2019 Music Festival.

    • 47 min
    Composium II: James Murphy

    Composium II: James Murphy

    The second episode from our Composium day features a moving short talk from James Murphy, Chief Executive of the Royal Philharmonic Society, and our second panel session with speakers Hannah Kendall composer, Huw Watkins pianist and composer, Emma-Ruth Richards composer and Harriet Wybor, composer and Classical Relationship Manager from PRS for Music.

    • 51 min
    Composium I: Thea Musgrave

    Composium I: Thea Musgrave

    This podcast shares highlights from our inaugural 2019 Composium. Listen to Thea Musgrave‘s inspiring keynote speech, and our first panel discussion hosted by broadcaster Katy Hamilton, with speakers Lucy Schaufer mezzo-soprano, Zoe Martlew, cellist and composer, James Murphy, Chief Executive of the Royal Philharmonic Society and Vanessa Reed, Chief Executive of the PRS Foundation.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    John Tavener Remembered

    John Tavener Remembered

    From 2014, a special remembrance programme for John Tavener, performed in Gloucester Cathedral. ‘Scatter roses over my tears’ was given its premiere performance by the Cavaleri Quartet, and ‘Towards Silence’ was performed by the Cavaleri Quartet, joined by the Celan Quartet, the Gildas Quartet and Quatuor Hermes, with support from Arts Council England.

    • 52 min
    Judith Weir – The Prelude

    Judith Weir – The Prelude

    This episode features an interview with composer Judith Weir, and the 2019 world premiere performance of ‘The Prelude’, which was premiered by the Nash Ensemble at the Pittville Pump Room. This work was commissioned by the Nash Ensemble with funds provided by a friend of the Nash, Dr Shirley Ellis, and with support from Cheltenham Music Festival Society in memory of Graham Lockwood.

    • 24 min

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