Year of Wonder, Burton-Hill
Author: Clemency Burton-Hill
Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
Publisher: Harper Collins (2018)
An award-winning writer, broadcaster and musician with a deep love of classical music, Clemency Burton-Hill shares her passion through this unique, enlightening and expertly curated collection of classical music recommendations. Whether you’re a newcomer or an aficionado, this book will inspire, nourish and enrich your life in unexpected ways.
Year of Wonder introduced readers to one piece of music each day of the year, artfully selected from across genres, time periods and composers. Burton-Hill offers short introductions to contextualize each piece and makes the music come alive in modern and playful ways. Along the way, the reader will experience a wide variety of selections, including some of the greatest, well-loved pieces ever composers and many often-overlooked masterpieces.
About Clemency Burton-Hill:
Clemency Burton-Hill is a leading host on BBC Radio 3 and contributed regularly to the Observer, the Economist, 1843 Magazine, the Guardian and the Telegraph. She is also a classical music columnist for BBC Culture. An award-winning violinist, she has performed around the world under many of today’s leading conductors. She is the co-founder of Aurora Orchestra and a patron of The Choir of London Trust and Dramatic Need.