Shirley Apthorp

Shirley Apthorp

Shirley Apthorp was born in South Africa, grew up in Australia, studied at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music, and now lives in Berlin. She writes for the Financial Times (UK). She is the founding director of Umculo, which promotes social change through music in South Africa.


Articles by Shirley Apthorp

19 February, 2012
features

A Baroque space odyssey

Canadian ensemble Tafelmusik play the music of the spheres, with a little help from Galileo. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in

8 March, 2011
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Andreas Scholl comes home

Countertenor Andreas Scholl has discovered that returning to his roots has enriched not only his personal life, but his artistic endeavours too. Continue reading Get unlimited digital access from $3 per month Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in