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22–25 September 2016 Jonathan Steffen reports Every year, on or near the date of Graham Greene’s birth, a little pocket of Greeneland appears in the writer’s native Berkhamsted. The tidy and well-heeled town with its elegant high street and eminent school becomes a temporary home to what the Oxford Living Dictionary defines as “The seedy, […]

Chiara Vinci sings “The Falcon to the Falconer”

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I am delighted to announce that soprano Chiara Vinci will be performing my song “The Falcon to the Falconer” together with Evelyn Nallen’s recorder ensemble Zero Gravity at Clare Hall, Cambridge, on Sunday 26 June.

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Trelawney record “The Falcon to the Falconer”

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Many thanks to up-and-coming rock band Trelawney for recording their interpretation of my poem The Falcon to the Falconer on their debut album United Downs.

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“Saddle and Ride” – Jonathan Steffen at Cambridge Polo Club, 30th January 2016

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“Saddle and Ride”
An evening of Poetry and Song with Jonathan Steffen and Friends
Cambridge Polo Club, Saturday 30th January 2016, 7:30 p.m.

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A Troubadour at Torbay

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Jonathan is very much looking forward to participating in this year’s Torbay Poetry Festival, whose theme is “Poetry and Music.”

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Music for A Summer’s Evening at Clare Hall, Cambridge

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Anyone who has noodled around for a few minutes on a musical instrument will know that there is a tendency for notes to go somewhere else. A note suggests another couple of notes, a chord suggests another chord – and sometimes a tune is born.

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Road Atlas reviewed by Sue Boyle

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I am delighted that my poem Road Atlas is being considered in the final round of this year’s Bath Poetry Café competition.

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Jonathan Steffen on BBC Radio Berkshire, Thursday 16 July from 2:00 – 3:00pm

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Jonathan is looking forward to being a guest of Paul Ross on Thursday 16 July from 2:00–3:00 p.m on BBC Radio Berkshire. He will be performing live in the studio again.

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The Book of Love & Loss – Cambridge Launch

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A big thank-you to everyone who participated in the Cambridge launch of The Book of Love & Loss on 23rd April 2015

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Jonathan Steffen on BBC Radio Berkshire, Thursday 19 March from 2:00 – 3:00pm

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Jonathan Steffen performs live on BBC Radio Berkshire as a guest of Mike Read on Thursday 19 March, from 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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