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Composer Joe Townsend reflects on the inspiration behind The Gypsy Bible

October 14, 2010


I have always loved the violin. I think that my life really started from the moment that I first saw one in an antique shop. I learnt to play it and practised many hours till I became good enough to make a living playing Jazz tunes and English Folk music on the street and in cafés– […]

Sit Bach and enjoy…

October 5, 2010


Jo Nockels, Projects Manager, Opera North Projects, talks Light Night Leeds From discussing whether the name is just too silly, to talking to the musicians about just how much Bach they can play without stopping, preparations for Light Night 2010 at the Howard Assembly Room have been going on now for about six months.  ‘Sit […]