Worbey & Farrell are Steven Worbey and Kevin Farrell…. Who or what inspired you to take up piano, and pursue a career in music? We’d both say it was really a natural ‘calling’. We’re both from musical families and had a piano in the house. We have similar stories of our parents having difficulty getting […]
Who or what inspired you to take up singing and pursue a career in music? When I was a student at university I was expecting to begin a career as a classroom music teacher. It was only through watching fellow choral scholars begin their professional lives in London choirs that awoke me to the idea […]
The idea that music-making is not a circus and that we’re not necessarily interested in how fast you can play. Use imagination in choosing and exploring lesser-known parts of the repertoire as there is a risk that all young pianists now want to play the same pieces.
Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? I saw a grand piano at the house of a friend of my parents. She was a piano teacher, she explained me the mechanism of the instrument, she played a bit… I fell in love. I was 2 and […]
Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? Ultimately my parents! However that isn’t quite as simple as it sounds: they were both professionally trained pianists, and I never remember a time when I wasn’t absorbing beautiful music at home from my mother’s fingers, but I didn’t […]
I would say the greatest challenge is just to play well night after night and to practice well