Stop with whatever you’re doing and read this beautiful poem written by Celso Emilio Ferreiro, a Galician writer! Unfortunately, I don’t understand Galician, but thankfully there is an English translation of the poem ‘Romance perdido de fin de ano’, taken from his book ‘Longa noite de pedra’. The poem doesn’t need much introduction, the beauty speaks for itself. So […]
Since I love to listen to a ton of different sorts of music, I thought it would be nice to share with you a couple of interesting songs/pieces that I came across this month. March was quite an interesting month in terms of music, because I rediscovered an oldie but goodie, played the dies irae theme […]
It’s Monday, the weekend is over, and last week has been a crazy and hectic week at the conservatory. I guess every student experiences forms of stress now and then, what makes it difficult to stay focused at times. Some days are full of rehearsals and lessons and you find yourself flying around everywhere. When […]
The perfect Sunday to sit inside and listen to some nice music! Let’s go a bit back in time and enjoy the legendary voice of Nina Simone. If you’re into her music, you might want to watch ‘What happened, Miss Simone?’, an original Netflix documentary.
Hi everyone, It’s been a week since my last blog, so time for a new one! This past week I’ve been busy studying my part for the piece Dumbarton Oaks, which is written by Igor Stravinsky. In April, we will perform this piece at the conservatory. This piece is a chamber concerto for a small group […]
I know that I should probably start an article about the violin first, but I am too excited about the movie that has been all over the media lately: La La Land. Maybe this blog won’t add anything new to the tons of information that is already available on the internet, but I wanted to […]
Dear everyone, It is with great pleasure I write my first piece on this blog for you. It has taken some time before we could get started, but we’re finally here! And.. I can’t wait to share my thoughts with you. It was about a year ago that I got the urge to share my […]
Dear reader, The pressure is on: my first article on my first blog. I have so many things that I want to write about, but none actually feel worthy for the FIRST article on this blog. ‘Should I write about my favourite composers? Or about my recently bought interior items at my all time favourite […]