Ted Greenfield and Elliott & Thompson celebrated the launch of launch of Ted’s new book Portrait Gallery last Thursday at the Artworker’s Guild, with friends, critics and industry journalists there to congratulate Ted. Michael McManus spoke of his role in helping bring the book to publication and Rodney Bickerstaffe gave a complimentary speech encouraging music-lovers to buy the book.
Ted was the music critic for the Guardian and wrote for Gramophone Magazine as well broadcasting on the BBC and co-edits the Penguin Guide to Classical Music. Portrait Gallery is a fascinating collection of Ted’s memories from his decades of experience in classical music, featuring some of the greatest composers, conductors and performers from the 20th century. It also includes Ted’s recollections of his life, including his time at university, his service in the army and his early years at the Guardian. The book is out now and available from all good bookshops.