Podcasts

Podcasts

‘Tessa Talks To’ is a podcast by Tessa Marchington, Director of Music in Offices.

The podcast explores what music means to people and gives a window into different walks of life.

Series Three - Musical Couples

Episode 1 - September 2019

Helen Grime and Huw Watkin

This month Tessa meets up with inspiring composer couple Helen Grime and Huw Watkins. They discuss what music means to them, and how they balance their work and home life.

Episode 2 - October 2019

Composers Natalie and Ashok Klouda

This month Tessa meets up with musical couple Natalie and Ashok Klouda who shared what music means to them and how they juggle a family as well as being composers. 

Episode 2 - November 2019

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Series Two - Music and Travel

Episode 1 - June 2019

Alexander Sitkovetsky

This month we met up with violinist Alexander Sitkovetsky who is a travelling musician and he shared with us his story of music as work and travel. Have a watch to see what music means to Alexander Sitkovetsky.

Episode 2 - July 2019

Jane Hanson

This month we met up with the founder of One Day one Choir, Jane Hanson. She shared her journey through music with us and how music can unite different people around the world. Have a watch to see what music and travel means to Jane Hanson.

Episode 3 - August 2019

Sandy Burnett

This month we met up with broadcaster, conductor, bassist and lecturer Sandy Burnett. He shared his journey through music with us and how music is more than sounds that we hear for exclusivity- it is to be shared, danced to, sung to, and enjoyed for all. Have a listen to hear what music and travel means to Sandy Burnett.

Series One - Music and Health

Episode 1 - March 2019

Louise Petais

This opening season we will explore what music means to various people in our world. In this first episode we discuss what music means to opera singer and educator, Louisa Petais.

Episode 2 - April 2019

Natalie Heath

This month we met up with Natalie Heath from SEI who shared her journey with us and how music really helped with her recovery process from a horrific car crash. Have a watch to see what music means to Natalie Heath.

Episode 3 - May 2019

Ian Mok

This month we met up with Ian Mok who shared his journey to recovery with us and how singing in choirs and returning to playing the cello really helped him to find solace through the recovery period after having concussion.