25 years of promoting the mandolin
In 2007 Frances Taylor celebrates 25 years of promoting the mandolin. Here are a selection of photos from that time, and an early surprise. Click on the images to enlarge them.

The Daily Telegraph Saturday 21 April, 1990. The caption reads: ‘Frances Taylor, from Woodford, Essex, one of the country’s few professional mandolin-players, who will be giving the first mandolin recital for 20 years at London’s South Bank Centre in the Purcell Room next Friday’.

An early press photo

Three photos from a performance of the Vivaldi Mandolin Concerto, Joensuu, Finland

And from early childhood, Frances one Christmas morning, having just been given her first plucked instrument...