Category Archives: music

‘Perfect Crime’ by Emma Ballantine

Another plug for my very talented friend Emma Ballantine! Since creating her EP she’s been working on some new material and I just love her new song Perfect Crime. She’s recorded a great version of it with her band which you can … Continue reading

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‘This Morning’ by Emma Ballantine

Are you as amazed as I am by the glory of this beautiful morning? And not just of this one, but of the last few mornings? Creation is just bursting with glory at the moment. And a perfect response is … Continue reading

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The Heart in Waiting: Commotio records Bob Chilcott carols

Well, the weather was certainly appropriate for a recording of Christmas carols! Over the weekend the Oxford-based chamber choir Commotio, in which I have had the pleasure to sing for 5 years, recorded a disc of carols by Bob Chilcott … Continue reading

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Holy Week and J.S. Bach

Did you know that J.S. Bach is this week’s composer of the week on Radio 3? Every year I think to myself that Holy Week is the best time to engage with the works of Bach. This is primarily because … Continue reading

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Many of you will have seen the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables. I originally saw the stage show about ten years ago in the West End and it’s definitely one of my all time favourite musicals (back in the … Continue reading

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