The Australian Doctors Orchestra

I was privileged to play cello in the Australian Doctors Orchestra’s (ADO) concert last weekend in Brisbane, Queensland. The program included the Overture to Le Cheval de Bronze by Auber, Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No 1 in B flat minor with soloist Evgeny Ukhanov, and finishing with the magnificent Symphony No 6 in F major by … Read: The Australian Doctors Orchestra

Pie Jesu by Lili Boulanger

On the 10th May, 2015, The Arafura Ensemble performed the hauntingly beautiful Pie Jesu by Lili Boulanger as part of a concert “Women in Chamber Music”. This concert featured music of women composers and arrangers in a number of genres and styles. The soloist was Stevie Kyriacou and the video was made by Dave Newman. The … Read: Pie Jesu by Lili Boulanger

Combining a career in Music and Medicine

There was a time when I questioned my credentials as a composer.  After all, working as a doctor in general practice was the day job that paid my bills and how others defined me. I’ve come to think differently about that over time, and that in turn has brought me a certain internal peace. Because … Read: Combining a career in Music and Medicine