‘Wired’ wins audience prize at Annelie de Man

We had a wonderful time in Amsterdam this past week, giving the Dutch premiere of Chris Roe’s Wired at the Prix Annelie de Man.  We commissioned Chris’ piece as part of our Approaching Dutilleux project in 2014, and it won the audience prize as part of the composers’ competition in Amsterdam!

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The Riot Ensemble rehearsing at the Orgelpark in Amsterdam

Wired in Amsterdam

Date: Thursday 28th May; 7.30pm
Venue: Orgelpark, Amsterdam
Last year, as part of our Les Citations project, we commissioned UK composer Chris Roe to write a new work for Oboe, Harpsichord, Percussion and Double Bass.  Chris’ piece WIRED was recorded for our first CD, and has now been selected as a finalist for the Prix annelie de Man.  We are thrilled to be heading to Amsterdam – our first international appearance – to perform Chris’ piece in the finals.

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