The BBC need to stop policing classical music concerts

‘I could have done without that bravo at the end.’  A BBC 3 presenters’ response to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s return to the proms. Hyperbole can bend the truth, but not in this instance through the BBC’s coverage of the Proms concerts. An inexplicable performance of Brahms’ 3rd symphony with Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla andContinue reading “The BBC need to stop policing classical music concerts”

7 Beyond-Physical Perks of Yoga

The assumptions about this thing called yoga spread far and wide. Most commonly, they will sound something like this: ‘there is no point in doing it because I am not flexible enough’  ‘it is far too slow and boring for me – why not work up a sweat in a quicker way?’ ‘I will lookContinue reading “7 Beyond-Physical Perks of Yoga”

Celebration, graduation and inspiring humility

I make up part of the Odora Piano Trio and have witnessed, with surprise, confusion, delight and pride how our creative lives have changed both together and individually since our formation in early 2017, when we were just 19. We have each graduated now- me from my undergrad and Sophie and Songeun have just completedContinue reading “Celebration, graduation and inspiring humility”

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome! I have loved hearing from you all and the feedback from the podcast has been really encouraging. I have been so grateful to my guests for their openness and amazing wisdom. I am now looking forward to continuing sharing, this time via this website! I understand that there are many people that would loveContinue reading “Welcome to our new website!”