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News 2015: (UK) The Guardian Interview: " Facing the music: John Butt" (21 Dec 2015)

Contributed by admin on Dec 22, 2015

"From Bach and Purcell to garage-pop band the Vaselines, conductor, organist and Dunedin Consort director Butt shares his musical inspirations ...

... It would be fantastic to spend a week in Bach’s Leipzig (say, around the time of the Matthew Passion premiere in 1727). I’d learn so much about his attitude to music, music-making and the people around him. I suspect I’d be disappointed by ..."

Visit The Guardian website to read the full QA (Question and Answer) interview.