Tag: 2011

Interview: Joseph Crouch

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Academy of Ancient Music’s Principal Cellist, Joseph Crouch, takes time to talk to us about his life, career and AAM’s exciting programme for this year’s Summer Festival. You started out in music as a chorister, why did you decide to change direction and pursue the cello?  Necessity. I was one … Continue reading “Interview: Joseph Crouch”

Artist Focus: Polar Bear & the Neil Cowley Trio

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British experimental jazz quintet, Polar Bear have a long-standing reputation as one of the most exciting bands on the UK jazz scene. Led by drummer Seth Rochford, the band brings together tenor saxophonist Pete Wareham, Tom Herbert on double bass, second tenor Mark Lockheart and Leafcutter John on guitar and … Continue reading “Artist Focus: Polar Bear & the Neil Cowley Trio”

Artist Focus: Joyful Company of Singers

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Now that booking has opened for the Summer Festival 2011 we’re going to crack on with our regular Festival blog features. This week we introduce the Joyful Company of Singers for the first Artist Focus post of the Summer Festival! The Joyful Company of Singers is one of Europe’s finest … Continue reading “Artist Focus: Joyful Company of Singers”