Schubert edition notes

...at a strictly practical level Schubert was able to keep himself warm, without expense, by staying in bed, where he was often found trying out his songs with guitar accompaniment; there is no recorded instance of a composer taking a piano to bed... Apart from his hilarious turn of phrase, what is particularly comical about [...]

Change of date for Concert 23/09

The concert will now take place on the 24th of this month, the Saturday. So basically for those of you in the know re: Edinburgh International Guitar Festival stuff, I'm swapping date with Allan Neave. Although I suppose that those of you in the know already know that... x( Programme to be: J.K. Mertz - [...]

Concert Valentine’s day

Just to say that I'll be performing in Glasgow on February 14th at 1530 for an hour. It'll be a programme of romantic music, but nothing specifically romantic itself. Schubert: 6 songs (arranged by Mertz): Lob der Thranen, Liebesbothschaft, Aufenthalt, Standchen, Die Post, Das Fischermadchen Villa - Lobos - 5 Preludes J. S. Bach - [...]