Matthew Barley/Cellist

Music is the universal language of mankind.

Longfellow

The Silver Swan Free Download

I have recently re-released The Silver Swan album digitally after it being unavailable for several years.The free track here is Dido’s Lament by Purcell – this track was featured in Sally Potter’s film The Party in a hilarious scene with Kristin Scott-Thomas and Timothy Spall.

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The Girl from Ipanema

On June 5th I shall be introducing a new programme, presented in a new way, at London’s newest concert hall….well, it’s 10 years since I played at the opening weekend […]

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New website…and Calefax…

Welcome to my new website! It’s been a funny journey, only necessitated by the fact that my old site was hacked and therefore my email address compromised…emails started going astray […]

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More Finnish eulogising

Just back from another mid-winter trip to Finland, feeling, yet again, so inspired by the education system there, and the resulting standard of musicians and human beings! I spent a […]

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New Year, Crescendo, Holiday.

After our first New Year’s party at home for years, which was huge fun, January started quite quietly only to get busier and busier, ending with 11 concerts in 10 […]

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