Phoenix goes national on Scala Radio, 28 Nov 2021

Phoenix

We were thrilled to be featured on national classical music radio station Scala Radio recently, talking about our joint project with Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra – a rousing recording of Julius Fučík’s ‘Entry of the Gladiators’, which was shortlisted earlier this year for a Royal Philharmonic Society ‘Inspiration’ Award. More…

Jane Smith from Phoenix, and Foss Foster from Aberdeenshire, were special guests on the Angellica Bell show on Sunday 28 November, talking about the project and helping to raise the profile of the role of the sax in classical music, a genre where the instrument is traditionally under-represented.

You can listen to the interview below. We’ve left in some of the lead up to in the interview for context, as we are particularly proud to be featured on the same bill as world reknowned vocal choir The Sixteen. We hope you enjoy it!