Category Archives: Music

BBC Cimbalom Prom Concert 24 August 2018

Cimbalom interview BBC TV4I was interviewed for this concert of cimbalom music at the RAH on BBC TV4. BBC cimbalom Prom 2018

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The Winter’s Tale at The Bolshoi

Bolshoi Press ReleaseV2 The Bolshoi ballet are performing The Winter’s Tale in February 2019. They will be using dulcimers for the stage band built by Tim Manning and designed by Greg Knowles.

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Broken Wings

Coming up at the Haymarket Theatre is a new musical based the book Broken Wings by Khalil Gilbran. It has a very interesting part for dulcimer.

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The Winters Tale 2018

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Royal Ballet and Royal Opera

Playing this year at both Royal Ballet and Royal Opera House

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Fiddler on the Roof

I played cimbalom in Chichester in Fiddler on the Roof this Summer. A completely new arrangement of the original old Topol show with a real ethnic Klezmer feel, onstage band and everything. Fiddler on the Roof Chichester

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Royal Ballet in Australia

My recent trip to Brisbane with the Royal Ballet playing dulcimers in The Winter’s Tale. 7 fantastic shows at Queensland Arts Center Brisbane then a couple of weeks touring round the Sunshine Coast. Brilliant fun. Brisbane 1 Brisbane 2 Brisbane … Continue reading

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The Ipcress File

This a recording from 15 March 2017 Hackney Empire of me playing the theme from The Ipcress File with the BBC Radio Orchestra on Friday Night is Music Night. I am playing the original the instrument John Leach played for … Continue reading

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Adrian Varela Band Beyond Tango

This is the new CD from Adrian Varela premiered at this year’s 3 Choirs Festival in Gloucester Guildhall. Great gig.

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The Winter’s Tale 2016

June 10th June was our last show of the 2016 run of The Winter’s Tale at The Royal Opera House. Here is the stage band, Martine, Squeezy and the Shed Builders.

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