Susan Tomes

born in Edinburgh, was the first woman to study music at King’s College, Cambridge. An international award-winning performer and recording artist, she was awarded the Cobbett Medal for Distinguished services to chamber music in 2013. For fifteen years she was the pianist of Domus, and for seventeen of the Florestan Trio. Her books are Beyond the Notes (2004) Out of Silence (2010) A Musicians Alphabet (2006) and Sleeping in Temples (2014). She also gives master classes, writes and presents radio programmes on music, and sits on international competition juries.