One-word interview: Francesca Barritt

What better way to welcome our new violinist than with our traditional interview? Read on for a glimpse into the mind of Francesca Barritt.

Francesca Barritt (photo: Julie Kim)

Photo: Julie Kim

In one word only…

How would you describe yourself?
Human

What do you love most about music?
Suspensions

Which body part could you stand to lose?
Toe

What’s the best advice you can offer another musician?
Relax!

What does the Berkeley Ensemble mean to you?
Yay!

Where in the world would you like to be right now?
Wimbledoncentrecourt

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘extraordinary’?
Weird

What is your favourite word?
Flocculent

Train, plane or automobile?
Train

What is your favourite key?
Gmajor

Who composed the last piece you played/practised?
Prokofieff

Who do you most admire?
Federer

What is your preferred post-concert drink?
Beer

Pick a note, any note…
Eflat

 

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