Well, September and October have been crazily busy so far... I have performed Holst the Planets with the RSNO live on BBC radio 3, Britten's 'A ceremony of carols' and Brahms 4 songs for voice, two horns and harp with the National Girls Choir of Scotland at the lammermuir Festival, Debussy Images, Rondes and Gigues with the BBCSSO, Britten Suite on Folk tunes and Bridge - Summer with the SCO [tonight in Glasgow City Halls come along!!] recorded the baton relay music with the BBCSSO for the Glasgow commonwealth games and an exciting recital with Clyde Duo, my flute & harp duo with the lovely Yvonne Paterson in Rannoch. On Sunday we are playing the same recital at the Monymusk Arts Trust at 3pm, come along it's a great programme including some great music by Alwyn, Damase, Bach, Andres, Mozart, Jongen, Ravel and Rutter!! [my head hurts at the thought of all those notes!]
Next month involves concerts at the Sound Festival and Kirckaldy Music Society with my trio, Echo Chamber Ensemble, in which along with the standard Debussy, Bax, Ibert and Mathias, we will be performing 3 exciting new pieces for flute, viola and harp written for us from our 'call for scores' [composers to be announced soon!] also Vaughn Williams 8th Symphony with the BBCSSO, Shostakovich 5th Symphony with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra and a trip to the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank, London with the BBCSSO playing pieces by Takemitsu.
And then it will be Christmas, bring on the Nutcracker, A ceremony of carols,The Gruffalo and The Snowman ..... I need a holiday!!