PUBLICITY SERVICES

An active and experienced musician, she has an insider’s feel for the material with which she is working and has plenty of interesting input for her clients to consider

Frances Wilson offers a range of publicity services for classical musicians and music organisations, from rewriting artist biographies, simple social media campaigns and one-off projects to more involved long-term strategies, including profile-building and ongoing publicity support, tailored to the client’s aims and requirements.

Her clients have featured on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio Scotland, BBC Three Counties Radio, Scala Radio and ClassicFM, in independent podcasts, leading industry publications including Classical Music, Musical Opinion, Choir & Organ, Gramophone, International Piano, Pianist magazine, Apollo magazine, the Times Literary Supplement, and History Today, national press including The Observer and The Scotsman, and on respected independent websites/blogs such as Seen and Heard International, The Classical Source and Planet Hugill.

Please contact Frances for further information or to discuss your requirements


CLIENTS

Sonoro – Choral Inspirations 2

Following the success and impact of Choral Inspirations 1, Sonoro, one of the country’s foremost choral ensembles, releases Choral Inspirations 2 – 6 new choral works inspired by 6 ‘choral classics’ composed by 6 of the UK’s leading composers, including Errollyn Wallen CBE and Cecilia McDowall. The album was released on 24 June 2022, and from September Sonoro will be taking all 12 pieces to choral workshops around the UK with the aim of encouraging amateur choirs to have the confidence to sing more contemporary repertoire and to perform alongside a professional choir.

“Outstandingly refreshing” – BBC Music Magazine`


Music and Migration in Georgian Edinburgh: The Story of Felix Yaniewicz

A special exhibition at the Georgian House in Edinburgh, and a series of events, including concerts and talks, will take place from June 2022 exploring the life and work of cosmopolitan violinist, composer and impresario Felix Yaniewicz, how he came to settle in the UK and his role in the founding of the first Edinburgh Music Festival. Events include lecture-recitals, concerts with Steven Devine (piano) and Kate Semmens (soprano), and critically-acclaimed writer and comedian Armando Iannucci in conversation at Ghillie Dhu.


Gingko Library

Publisher of high-quality peer-reviewed scholarly books with a wider cultural impact on subjects including art, religion, philosophy, politics and visual art, with a special focus on the Middle East and North Africa regions.

‘…this sumptuously illustrated and beautifully produced book…shows us that there is still much to learn from buildings we thought we knew. Alain George fires the imagination through his careful but evocative reimagining.’

Scott Redford, Times Literary Supplement, on The Umayyad Mosque of Damascus, published by Gingko Library in July 2021

The Royal School of Church Music

The heart and home of church music, RSCM is an educational charity committed to promoting the study, practice and improvement of music in Christian worship. Its Platinum Project is a special commission from award-winning British composer Thomas Hewitt Jones to commemorate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022.


Hertfordshire Festival of Music

Founded in 2016, the Hertfordshire Festival of Music (HFoM) has grown rapidly from a small weekend event to a major summer celebration of classical music, based in and around the attractive historic county town of Hertford, just 25 minutes by rail from central London.

the very highest level of music-making & extremely imaginative programmes in beautiful locations

Judith Weir, CBE, Master of the Queen’s Music & Featured Living Composer for the 2021 festival

Now an established part of the summer classical music calendar, under the direction and vision of Artistic Directors, the late Tom Hammond and composer James Francis Brown, HFoM is one of the UK’s major summer music festivals, featuring international artists and ensembles alongside innovative outreach and educational projects.


7 Star Arts

Working with a number of internationally-renowned classical artists, including pianists Viv McLean, Mei-Ting and Anthony Hewitt, and violinist David Le Page, 7 Star Arts presents a diverse range of unique and original productions, often combining words and music, and words, music and art, designed for festivals, arts centres and small-scale or more unusual venues.

a truly uplifting evening


Music Haven Ltd

London Chamber Music Society

Love Came Down at Christmas – Myron & Archie, treble duet

Eleonor Bindman – pianist

Ensemble La Notte

Note for Note by Howard Smith

Kahn & Averill – specialist publisher of books on classical music

Tom Hammond – conductor & artistic director

Bernard Hughes – composer

Helen Anahita Wilson – pianist & composer

Beatrice Nicholas – pianist

Sandra Mogensen – pianist

Garreth Brooke – composer & pianist

Clara Rodriguez – concert pianist

Joy Lisney – cellist / composer / conductor

The Exhale – online music mastercourse

Karl Lutchmayer – concert pianist

James Lisney – concert pianist