Our 2016 Call for Scores received 218 applications from composers all over the world. It was an incredible and humbling experience to come into contact with so much great new music, being made by such an inspiring and eclectic array of composers. We are extremely proud to announce the composers we’ll be collaborating with for our 29th October concert, this year.
Yukiko Watanabe is a Japanese composer living in Cologne. She will write us a new piece for flute, piano, toy piano, hand-held percussion, guitar, viola and harp.
Lee Westwood is a British composer and guitarist, part of the New Music Brighton collective, who lives and works in England. Lee will also will write us a new piece for flute, piano, toy piano, hand-held percussion, guitar, viola and harp.
In addition to these pieces, we’ve asked a couple of composers who applied to work with us on various miniatures for an upcoming recording project we are doing in September, and we have set aside a large number of great new pieces we found through this call, which we sincerely hope to perform in the coming years.
We’ll be back with interviews with Yukiko and Lee, and updates of other new music throughout the year. Our sincere gratitude to all who applied, and made this call for scores what it was.