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  • Christine Garratt | Meet the players | The Sixteen
    Baked chicken flautas with an espresso piccolo And the obligatory question What football team do you support What s football Back to Meet the players Home About The Ensemble Meet the players Christine Garratt About The Ensemble Harry Christophers Eamonn Dougan News and Reviews Current Vacancies Contact Us Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The Sixteen Ltd Reg No 1930741 The Sixteen Prods Ltd Reg No 4252277 Registered

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  • Anneke Scott | Meet the players | The Sixteen
    the top challenges in the baroque repertoire is the Bach Cantata BWV 79 the main challenge is it just does not stop There s a point in it when just as you begin to flag Bach suddenly shifts it up a gear elating stuff but the stamina required is demanding to the extent that you have to put your life on hold for a few weeks and only prepare for this one work Does anyone in The Sixteen have any annoying or unusual habits Oh no annoying habits that I can think of One wonderful habit which always makes me happy is our principal trumpet player Bob Farley s wardrobe Bob is a huge thrash metal fan at least I think that s the right genre and has an amazing collection of band t shirts He ll probably think I m teasing but I love his enthusiasm and individualism and also his trumpet playing Do you have a party trick and if so what is it I can recite the alphabet backwards if that s of any use Who were you or would you be nervous to meet Simon Russell Beale He s a hero of mine I ve seen him several times at the National Theatre Sadly the horns were only needed for one day of the Sacred Music programme when we performed the Faure Requiem but I got to meet him then I still slightly regret not gushing about how great I think he is but decided that d be not cool How about another series Harry This time with more horns What do you think you would be doing if you weren t a musician Tricky one Whilst I was at school this wouldn t have appealed but I reckon some sort of historian I spend a

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  • Alastair Ross | Meet the players | The Sixteen
    love that music Where did you train study I was an organ scholar at New College Oxford Then I went to the USA for two years to study the organ When I returned to the UK I had church jobs at High Wycombe Parish Church and St Margaret s Westminster I passionately love that repertoire but gave it up when I realised that I d rather drag my young children into the Chiltern Hills than into church on Sunday mornings What are your hobbies and interests I m having tremendous fun at the moment building a garden railway which emerges from the shed I used to run a lot these days I just walk and cycle What else do you do professionally when not playing with The Sixteen I have my own three soprano group Concerto delle Donne in which my wife Gilly sings We ve recorded Carissimi and Charpentier and sing mainly 17th century Italian and French repertoire Sometimes we expand the group to as many as fifteen sopranos And I m principal keyboard player with The Academy of Ancient music I also play regularly with my Sixteen Orchestra colleague Theresa Caudle s group Canzona and teach with her on courses at Benslow and Jackdaws I also have four grown up musical sons whose musical activities range from composing for adverts Laurie playing in reggae bands Sam orchestral trumpet playing Jack and in the case of our youngest George playing the baroque cello so I have a special interest in his development Please tell us a little about your instrument I play mainly harpsichord with the orchestra As far as the harpsichord goes I came to continuo playing from the wrong direction François Couperin wrote play solo pieces for two or three years before learning accompaniment and I m

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  • Theresa Caudle | Meet the players | The Sixteen
    St Mark s Venice or Purcell anthems in Westminster Abbey and I ve been lucky enough to have done both Is there a piece you have fallen in love with since performing it with The Sixteen Handel s Jephtha What has been the most challenging piece of music you have ever performed A piece of Maurizio Kagel on the cornett for a German radio recording complete with flutter tonguing and all sorts of other techniques which are not usually part of a cornett player s vocabulary Does anyone in The Sixteen have any annoying or unusual habits If so what is it If they did I wouldn t dream of divulging them Do you have a party trick and if so what is it Standing on my head Who were you or would you be nervous to meet Pierce Brosnan that s a would be What do you think you would be doing if you weren t a musician Breeding donkeys What would your ultimate desert island disc be Bach s B minor Mass What would you eat for your last supper Oysters fillet steak and lemon posset And the obligatory question What football team do you support Sorry I

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  • Huw Daniel | Meet the players | The Sixteen
    Elgar s Dream of Gerontius After years of early music this 1st violin part was a real shock for the left hand Does anyone in The Sixteen have any annoying or unusual habits Yes I notice with relief we re not asked to name them Do you have a party trick and if so what is it The one I m always asked to perform is the obvious one for every Welsh speaker Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch Many years ago on Robinson Chapel choir tours it was always Hi de Hi Campers Who were you or would you be nervous to meet Michael O Leary What do you think you would be doing if you weren t a musician Driving trains What would your ultimate desert island disc be Beethoven s C major Mass What would you eat for your last supper Pasta with wild garlic pesto And the obligatory question What football team do you support Assuming you mean rugby football the Neath Swansea Ospreys Back to Meet the players Home About The Ensemble Meet the players Huw Daniel About The Ensemble Harry Christophers Eamonn Dougan News and Reviews Current Vacancies Contact Us Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support The

    Original URL path: http://www.thesixteen.com/page/3145/Huw-Daniel/48 (2016-02-10)
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  • Ellen O'Dell | Meet the players | The Sixteen
    Guildhall School of Music and Drama 79 83 I took up the Baroque violin after college and in 1985 got a place on the first European Baroque Orchestra Course then held in Oxford for 6 months What are your hobbies and interests I have an interest in family history and have researched my own family name O Dell back to 1698 It s a Bedfordshire name and there s even a village in Bedfordshire called Odell What else do you do professionally when not playing with The Sixteen I teach privately and I have a lot of adult pupils I play chamber music whenever I can and have a chamber ensemble which perform a lot in Kent What football team do you support Hmmm That s tricky as I don t follow football at all I m an Athletics fan and have very much enjoyed the Commonwealth Games recently Please tell us a little about your instrument I play on a violin made by David Rubio in 1987 It s a copy of a Stradivarius and I bought it from my lovely teacher the late Micaela Comberti Back to Meet the players Home About The Ensemble Meet the players Ellen

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  • Jean Paterson | Meet the players | The Sixteen
    party trick and if so what is it Other people are better at party tricks My role is to laugh Who were you or would you be nervous to meet I spent a whole year being terrified of my violin teacher Manoug Parikian until he invited me to play quartets and help him entertain some important foreign guests at which point I realised he was a perfectly normal and delightful human being What do you think you would be doing if you weren t a musician Not to be a musician of some sort would be unthinkable What would your ultimate desert island disc be I would rather cast myself into the sea than choose between Bach Magnificat and Beethoven quartet Op 74 The Harp What would you eat for your last supper Fresh bread unsalted butter and cheese And maybe a really good apple or a nectarine And the obligatory question What football team do you support England or any other losing team Back to Meet the players Home About The Ensemble Meet the players Jean Paterson About The Ensemble Harry Christophers Eamonn Dougan News and Reviews Current Vacancies Contact Us Home About Concerts Education Genesis Sixteen Shop Support

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  • Meet the players | The Sixteen
    Farley Trumpet What is your favourite Sixteen anecdote Nearly getting arrested in a Read More Charles Fullbrook Timpani What where was your debut gig with The Sixteen I have a Read More Page 2 of 2 18 records 1 2 Back to The Ensemble Home About The Ensemble Meet the players About The Ensemble Harry Christophers Eamonn Dougan News and Reviews Current Vacancies Contact Us Home About Concerts Education Genesis

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