lectures and talks

academic lectures

Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Bristol, Leeds, Hull, Southampton, Surrey, Glasgow, Wales, Sheffield, Central England (Birmingham Conservatoire), Royal Northern College of Music, New York at Stony Brook, City University New York, Columbia, Princeton (3 times), Brandeis, Rutgers (twice), Memphis, Kansas, Missouri, Cincinnati, Davis, Berkeley, Stanford, Southern California, Indiana at Bloomington, Mannes College NY, Vassar College (twice), Oberlin College (twice), New England Conservatory, Santiago de Chile, Fluminense Rio de Janeiro, Sorbonne Paris, Amsterdam, Roskilde, Hochschule für Musik Köln, Otago, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland.


With Allegri String Quartet (Hull, Leeds, Oxford, Southampton, Nottingham, Repton, Tonbridge, Parry Sound Ontario); with Chilingirian String Quartet (Malvern Festival); with the Lindsays (Sheffield); with Fitzwilliam String Quartet (Leamington Festival); with London Mozart Trio (Hull, Harrow); with Saskia Trio (Leeds, Manchester).


Three talks for BBC Radio 3, 1982; radio interviews for BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, and stations in USA, Canada, France, Germany, Sweden, Cyprus; discussions on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4; tv interviews for BBC1 and BBC2.

pre-concert talks

Oberlin, Ohio; Kansas City; Pasadena; Santiago, Chile; Royal Festival Hall, London; Queen Elizabeth Hall London; Wigmore Hall, London; Bridgewater Hall, Manchester; St George's Brandon Hill, Bristol; Newcastle City Hall; Sage Gateshead; Leeds Town Hall; Lyons Concert Hall, York; Lyceum Theatre, Crewe; Jyväskylä Sinfonia; talks annually for many years at Sheffield Gramophone Society (President) and Wharfedale Record Circle, Ilkley.

Monthly talks for Hessle U3A (2004-11), Swanland U3A (2011-2021).