Category Around the World in 60 Days

GUEST POST: OMW – A space without parallel

Euan Murdoch recently returned from travelling Around the World in 60 Days having met some inspiring people along the way. While in New York he caught up with ex-Kronos cellist Jeff Zeigler who is taking on some exciting new projects including the new Original Music Workshop… It is nothing new to observe that droves of people are focusing […]

Inspired and Back Home Again

Euan Murdoch recently returned from travelling Around the World in 60 Days having met some inspiring people along the way. Now he is back home and still feeling enthused by the music-making around him… I have been home from my adventure for just over a month now and continue to feel a buzz of excitement each time […]

GUEST POST: chamber music, beer, samosas, cake & festivals

Euan Murdoch recently returned from travelling Around the World in 60 Days having met some inspiring people along the way. While in Sheffield he met the people behind Music in the Round and learnt about some of their guiding principles. The relationships forged overseas have continued to grow and Deborah Chadbourn, Executive Director, of Music in the Round was […]

Lead, Engage and Inspire

Euan Murdoch is travelling Around the World in 60 Days and blogging about it… I finished off my week in the Bay Area with visits to three thriving music organisations. Each one is deeply engaged with their audience and strengthening these connections through high-quality artist-led work. Their success can be measured by the success of others. Kronos […]

New Music, Coast to Coast

Euan Murdoch is travelling Around the World in 60 Days and blogging about it… Kronos is renowned for stretching the genre and presenting entire programmes of new music. Last Friday’s late-night performance at Zankel Hall, part of the Carnegie Hall complex, was no exception and included several world premieres. The major work by Serbian-born composer Aleksandra Vrebalov […]

New York…the sequel

Euan Murdoch is travelling Around the World in 60 Days and blogging about it… It’s hard to know where to pick up the story…Brooklyn Nets won by the way and it was a real show from beginning to end. We were greeted on the concourse at Barclays Center in Brooklyn by a violinist and DJ combo who […]

New York, New York!

Euan Murdoch is travelling Around the World in 60 Days and blogging about it. After a few weeks in the UK he has made his way over to the USA… Wow, the energy of this place is great. Spending a few days here looking and listening; walking and talking is like a week in most other places. […]