2013 Season: Composers

We’re extremely excited about our upcoming 2013 season.  Here’s a list of the composers we’ll be performing, with links to websites where available.

Giovanni Albini
Terence Allbright

Julian Anderson
John Aylward
Samuel Barber
George Benjamin
John Cage
Henri Dutilleux
Patrick Harrex
Aaron Holloway-Nahum
Marc Hyland
Mario Garuti
Ric Graebner
Helen Grime
Amy Beth Kirsten
György Ligeti
Witold Lutoslawski

Gustavo Penha
Augusta Read Thomas
Guy Richardson
Dominique Schafer
Christopher Theofanidis
Amy Williams

 

More Hands!

At The Meetinghouse (Brighton) at 7:30pm on Thursday 31st October 2013
An array of music for piano four hands, and other chamber ensembles by Amy Beth Kirsten, Martin Suckling, Lutoslawski and New Music Brighton collective composers Jonathan Clark, Phil Baker, Barry Mills, Guy Richardson and Patrick Harrex.

Breathe AHR: Painting Music 1

A new series of free lunchtime concerts in collaboration with Breathe AHR sees The Riot Ensemble’s principal players accompanied by a live visual artist.  The first of these – at 1:00pm at St. Thomas’ Hospital concerts sees Artistic Board members Brian O’Kane (cello) and Claudia Racovicean (piano) present works by Augusta Read Thomas and Thomas Adés alongside Brahms’ second cello sonata.

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The Shapes of a Square

At LSO St. Luke’s at 7:30pm on Friday 8th March, 2013.
Music for string quartet by Henri Dutilleux, Christopher Theofanidis, Giovanni Albini, Gustavo Penha and Aaron Holloway-Nahum.
Featuring the Navarra Quartet

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Breathe AHR: 2

In association with Breathe AHR, the Riot Ensemble presents a free 1:00pm lunchtime concert at St. Thomas’ Hospital.  The concert features Riot Ensemble’s principal percussionist Sarah Cresswell who will – in conversation with Riot’s Artistic Director Aaron Holloway-Nahum – present a concert exploring percussion instruments from around the world in both their original and contemporary use today.

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Breathe AHR: 1

In association with Breathe AHR, the Riot Ensemble presents a new series of free 1:00pm lunchtime concert at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals in central London.

Our first concert – 23 songs from around the world – features Riot Ensemble Artistic Board Members Celeste Cronje (soprano) and Claudia Racovicean (piano) performing Lutoslawski, Ligeti and Elizabeth Maconchy among many others!

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Transatlantic Collaborations 1

At The Forge (Camden) at 7:30pm on Tuesday 16th July

Music for varied solos & ensembles by John Aylward, Dominique Schafer, Helen Grime, Chris Roe, and György Kurtag.  This concert will also include two world premieres from our international call for scores with the ECCE Ensemble.

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Transatlantic Collaborations 2

At The Meetinghouse (Brighton) at 7:30pm on Wednesday 17th July

Music for varied solos & ensembles by John AylwardDominique SchaferHelen Grime, Chris Roe, and György Kurtag.  This concert will also include two world premieres from our international call for scores with the ECCE Ensemble.

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Songs & Haiku

At The Warehouse at 7:30pm on Saturday 15th June 2013
A concert featuring contemporary songs by Huw WatkinsLutoslawskiLigeti & Marc Hyland, intersperced with instrumental Haiku by John Cage, Jonathan Harvey & Martin Suckling, accompanied by video projections inspired by Rothko.

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