Graham Roos in conversation with Melanie Spanswick

I recently caught up with producer, writer and performer Graham Roos and we talked all about his life and career. Graham is Creative Artist in Residence at the University of Buckingham and Artistic Director of Seven Star Productions; the latter being a wonderful stable of artists and performers who present concerts and performances consisting primarily of words and music….

Jessica Duchen in conversation with Melanie Spanswick

My Music Talk interview guest today is music journalist and author Jessica Duchen. We met up at Steinway Hall in London earlier this week to chat about her career. Jessica was born in London, where her parents settled after leaving South Africa.  She regrets that she can’t remember her encounter with JR Tolkein in  Oxford…

‘Divine Fire’ at the Radcliffe Centre in Buckingham

The quaint, attractive market town of Buckingham, situated in North Buckinghamshire, played host to a rather special performance held at the Radcliffe Centre earlier this week. The centre, formerly a splendid church, is attached to the University of Buckingham and has been tastefully refurbished and renovated, catering perfectly for recitals and lectures. The venue presents a popular concert series and is…