Date: Thursday 1st October; 7.30pm
Venue: Brixton East
This concert sees the UK premiere of four pieces by thrilling American composers Jason Eckardt (“Brilliant” – NY Times, “Dazzling” – BBC), Nina C Young (2015 Rome Prize), Thomas Kotcheff (HOCKET Piano Duo), Natalie Draper (2015 TMC Fellow) and John Zorn’s behemoth Ceremonial Magic, in its solo violin version.
Date: Saturday 15th November; 7.30pm
Venue: Cecil Sharp House, Trefusis Room.
As part of our Sound and Music Portfolio programme this year, we are hosting international soloists Heather Roche (Bass Clarinet), Marco Fusi (Viola D’Amore) and Rafal Luc (Accordion) in London. After a day of masterclasses and composers workshops, these three soloists will give a joint concert of repertoire that has been written specifically for them by composers from around the world, including:
Gavin Higgins Kathedrale
Ian Anderson Siren (World Premiere)
John Croft Intermedio iii
Martin Iddon Ptelea
Lorenzo Romano chi ha paura delle maree
Federico Gardella cinque notturni da braccio
Felipe Lara Postcard
David Young Escurial
The soloists – and the three composers taking part in the Portfolio Scheme – will present the informal concert in conversation with our Artistic Director Aaron Holloway-Nahum.
Riot Ensemble violinists Christopher Jones and Kay Stephen perform the UK premiere of Augusta Read Thomas’ Mansueto Tribute at Arrangements of Five – the Friends’ Meetinghouse, Brighton.