Interview with Heidi and Luke Woodhead (Woodhead Horns)
In this interview for Horn Magazine, Will Padfield has the opportunity to talk to the owners of Woodhead Horns, Luke and Heidi Woodhead, two horn players who decided to set up their workshop in London and have become one of the most fantastic horn repair services in the UK.
Jonathan Lipton: “You Must Put the 12 Feet of Ego Away in the Case and Go for a Mindful Walk”
Jonathan Lipton has been for over 30 years the iconic 4th horn of the London Symphony, with whom he has made memorable performances and recordings. In this interview for Horn Magazine, Lipton talks to Will Padfield about his beginnings with the instrument, coming to England from the United States, and working as an orchestral musician.
Anneke Scott: “If We Want to Be a Cultural Force for Good and Engage With Members of the Public, It Is Vital That We Are All Openly Positive About What We Do”
In Horn Magazine, we are fortunate to have Anneke Scott, probably one of the most outstanding specialists in natural horn and period brass instruments, who has vast experience playing with leading ensembles. In this interview with Will Padfield, she talks about her career in Historically Informed Performance (HIP).
Felix Klieser: “Making Music, for Me, Is All About Making People Happy and Giving Them a Beautiful Time”
Felix Klieser talks to Will Padfield for Horn Magazine about his beginnings with the horn, practising with the instrument, his current and future projects, and of course, his latest album releases.
Ida Holm Olaussen: “Anything You Do That Makes Your Life Better Makes You a Better Horn Player”
Ida Holm Olaussen, recently appointed principal horn of the Arctic Philharmonic, talks about life in the very Northern part of Norway, practising smartly, and what it is like playing with one of Europe’s most exciting and versatile orchestras.
Laetitia Stott: “The Horn Is a Universal Instrument That Can Be Found in Cultures All Over the World”
Hornist Laetitia Stott talks about some of her experiences with the National Theatre and her Ancient Horns project.
David Cooper: “Resiliency Has Gotten Me Through a Lot of Hard Times”
If you consider yourself unlucky in your orchestra auditions, this interview with David Cooper (principal horn of the Chicago Symphony) will knock your socks off, as he shares with us all the ups and downs he went through to get to where he is today. This is a must-read!