Chest of Toys - the new music podcast

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Episode #1: April 3rd 2017
Produced by: 
Riot Ensemble with support from Sound and Music

Introducing ‘Chest of Toys’ – the new music podcast

In late 2016, we commissioned Aaron Holloway-Nahum from Riot Ensemble to produce a new podcast series – an idea he had been toying around with for a number of years.

Now are delighted to introduce you to ‘Chest of Toys’ – a series exploring the ““cacophonous stories from the world of new music”. 

Three episodes will cover “how health problems can lead an artist down a different path, the way a city comes together to celebrate their artists, the way music can be an escape route to a different part of the world and just what the heck performers do when some of these scores first turn up in their inbox!”

In the first episode, violinist, composer and improviser Alison Blunt talks about how health problems during her studies redirected her musical path 

>>Listen to the first episode here<< 

>>Read Aaron's blog about the project here<<

The ‘Chest of Toys’ podcast has been supported through our Amplify Programme which seeks to bring new music, sound, creators, composers and ideas to new audiences. Hosted on The Sampler our blog and litings site for curious listeners, we aim to showcase the best of what is happening across the UK from events, to webinars, podcasts to playlists. 

We are always looking to work with and collaborate with new partners, so if you have an idea that you that you think we need to know about get in touch - email  

Chest of Toys - the new music podcast

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