New Release!

Devine Music is very proud to announce the release of DeNote’s new recording: Mozart Chamber Music Volume 1. Featuring the “Kegelstatt” trio for clarinet, viola and fortepiano, the G minor piano quartet and the sonata for piano and violin K454. Ensemble DeNOTE: Marcus Barcham-Stevens – violin Oliver Wilson – viola Ruth Alford – cello Jane […]

New publication from Elizabeth Walker

Elizabeth Walker, whose beautiful CD “Finchcocks Schubertiade” is released on the Devine Music Label, has released her second book of studies.  Following on from her award-winning Baroque Flute Studies, this new book explores key techniques used in baroque performance and interpretation, and demystifies the many symbols and unwritten practices of baroque music for the modern flute […]

Steven Devine

Steven Devine has performed all over the world as a harpsichord soloist (his recent Chandos recording of the Goldberg Variations was described by Gramophone Magazine as “one of the best”), he is a highly sought-after continuo player with permanent positions with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Classical Opera and London Baroque and directs […]

An Interview with John Irving

John Irving, fortepianist on our most recent Haydn release, recently gave an interview on the Mozart Circle website.  John, who is also a highly-respected scholar and Professor at TrinityLaban Conservatoire in London, answers 10 questions about his views on music-making, period-instruments and many other areas.  Read this lovely discussion here.

Danzi Volume 2 – A note on the artwork

Franz Danzi MUSIC FOR PIANO AND WINDS Vol. 1 Ensemble F2

The artwork for “Franz Danzi: Music for Piano and Winds Vol. 2” is based on original painted decorations on the Lucien-Joseph Raoux hand horn used in the recording. Although somewhat obscured by age, sunflowers, thistles and daisies are visible entwining themselves around the bell of the instrument, lacquered in heavy gold paint. The disc’s sister […]

Emma Jane Semmens – Illustrator

Currently living and working in London, Emma Jane Semmens is a freelance illustrator and designer. She completed her degree in BA Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts, part of University of the Arts London in the summer of 2013, and obtained a Foundation Diploma in Art & Design at UCA Rochester in 2010. She has […]

Liz Walker – flute

Elizabeth studied at the Royal College of Music as a Junior Exhibitioner (where she was awarded the Sally Wainwright woodwind prize in 1985) and as a graduate at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, studying renaissance flute with Nancy Hadden, baroque and eight – keyed classical flute with Stephen Preston and modern flute with […]