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Holy Week Festival Q+A: Patrick Allies, Siglo de Oro

22 March 2019

What inspired the programme you’re bringing to the Holy Week Festival? Tell us a bit about the music and what we should listen out for. Shortly after the Festival, we (Siglo de Oro) will be recording a disc of music that features the more-or-less unknown composer Matthias Werrecore. So I have built a programme around… continued


Holy Week Festival Q&A: Sir James MacMillan

15 March 2019

As a composer-conductor, what are the some of the differences between conducting your own music and listening to others’ interpretations? Do you have a preference? When I conduct a piece of my own, I have to learn it from scratch again, just as if it was someone else’s music. A different mind set is needed… continued