Sad news: Paul Westcott, formerly the press officer at Chandos, died peacefully last night at too young an age. Ansermet conducts Tombeau de Couperin.

Paul is to the right in the photo. Left is Ralph Couzens (Chandos MD) and violinist Tasmin Little is standing. I had known Paul for many years – we shared an enthusiasm for Ansermet but could never agree about Celibidache or Birtwistle (or any ‘modern’ music). Friendly arguments. I shall remember Paul with affection. 1953 … Continue reading Sad news: Paul Westcott, formerly the press officer at Chandos, died peacefully last night at too young an age. Ansermet conducts Tombeau de Couperin.