Breathe AHR 14: Charcoal #3

Date: Monday 20th February
Venue: St. Thomas’ Central Hall

This is our fourteenth concert – free and open to the public – in conjunction with Breathe Arts Health Research and our third concert with charcoal artist Marcus Stefanelli.  The concert will be programmed by and feature soloists from Riot Ensemble’s Artistic Board. Continue reading

Breathe AHR 15: Charcoal #4

Date: Monday 8th May
Venue: St. Thomas’ Central Hall

This is our fifteenth concert – free and open to the public – in conjunction with Breathe Arts Health Research and our fourth concert with charcoal artist Marcus Stefanelli.  The concert will be programmed by and feature soloists from Riot Ensemble’s Artistic Board. Continue reading

Breathe AHR 13: Charcoal #2

Date: Monday 20th February
Venue: St. Thomas’ Central Hall

This is our thirteenth concert – free and open to the public – in conjunction with Breathe Arts Health Research and our second concert with charcoal artist Marcus Stefanelli.  The concert will be programmed by and feature soloists from Riot Ensemble’s Artistic Board. Continue reading

Hear and Now: Live from South Bank

Date: Saturday 1st October, 10.00pm
Venue: South Bank Centre, London

Members of our Artistic Board perform live from the Southbank on BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now.  We’ll be performing the UK premiere of “death, hocket, and roll” – a Toy Piano Duo by Thomas Kotcheff, Nina C Young’s “Void” (Nina is our current composer in residence), Scelsi’s Ko-Lho, Liza Lim’s violin solo Philtre, Maderna’s Serenata per un satellite and a newly commissioned work by emerging English composer Jack Sheen.  There will be interviews with many of the musicians (and some of the composers) so do turn up or tune in!

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Written for Me (#1)

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.

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