How long have you been a student at ANAM?
What have you chosen to perform for your recital?
I have chosen to perform Paganini’s 16th Caprice, Schubert’s D Major Sonatina and the Strauss violin sonata
How long have you been preparing?
Two or three months
What are you most looking forward to in your recital?
The middle movement of the Strauss because it’s so beautiful, its like a violin improvisation – I can’t put it into words
What’s the hardest thing about presenting a solo recital?
Keeping cool and calm through a recital of very hard repertoire
What’s your post concert ritual?
Talking to the audience and thanking everyone for coming
Finally, Favourite ice-cream?
Paganini Caprice No. 16
Schubert Sonatina in D major
Strauss Violin Sonata
Caroline Hopson violin