Triptych performance and Portuguese broadcasts

'Triptych' received another fine performance in Wales on May 23rd: WCO, conductor Anthony Hose, soloist, Jeremy Huw Williams.

Two chamber works, 'Songs without Words' and 'The Swan', were broadcast on Portuguese radio on May 2nd and May 9th.

April performances

 On April 2nd, Steve Bingham played 'A Cherub Dances' for solo violin, at Late Music York. On April 5th, as well as performing 'The Bourne' in Cardiff, Heloise Werner (soprano) and Anne Denholm (harp) performed it at the Leicester Music Festival.

Premiere of solo piano 'the forest, the strand, the sea'

 James Willshire gives the premiere of 'the forest, the strand, the sea' for solo piano, on Saturday March 26th 2022, 4pm at St Philip and St James' Church, Leckhampton, Cheltenham.

On March 17th, Aleksander Szram played 'Chiaroscuro' in a recital at Trinity Laban.

Vocal and choral performances

 March 3rd, 2022, 'On the Wind' (SATB) was broadcast on BBC R3 by the BBC Singers. A fine new CD recording of Misterium Mirabile (SSA) has been made by the In Mulieribus choir from Portland, Oregon; and there is also a link to a lovely performance of it on the website of the Chapter House Choir of York Minster.

Live performances of solo voice pieces include  March 5th, Anna Snow in York (from 'A Penny for a Song'), March 19th, James Gilchrist in Oxford (Auden, 'Lullaby') and April 5th, Cardiff,  Heloise Werner (Rossetti, 'The Bourne').

Triptych premiere and live stream

 Triptych  received its live premiere on 26/11/2021, Jeremy Huw Williams (baritone) with the Welsh Chamber Orchestra, conductor Anthony Hose. Triptych sets three poems by Rowan Williams.

There are further performances at Rhyl, Holyhead and Blackwood. 

The Holyhead performance on December 4th will be live-streamed: https://www.facebook.com/ucheldre.holyhead


October performances

Quintet for strings 

Premiere: Sacconi Quartet with Tim Lowe, cello. BMS Commission

Friday October 1st, York, Lyons Concert Hall



In the Forests of the Night, for saxophone orchestra. 


Premiere: Megalopolis saxophone orchestra commission 


Saturday October 9th Di Menna Center, New York City

(live and live-streamed) 

Sunday Oct 10th – Roulette, Brooklyn, NY.

(live and live-streamed) 



The Bourne arr. Denholm, for soprano and small ensemble

Tuesday October 19th, Hermes Ensemble 

Oxford, JdP.

(live and live-streamed)



The Moth Ghost for soprano and piano. Text: James Harpur


Premiere: Gabriella Di Laccio and Clelia Iruzun;  Di Laccio commission


Thursday October 21st London, St James's Church, Surrey Gardens

Wednesday Oct 27th Oxford, Wolfson College.

September performances

 'Harlequin Memories' for bassoon and string quartet has two performances on Saturday Sept. 25th at the Oxshott and Cobham Music Society: Holy Trinity Church Claygate, 5pm and 8pm. Catriona McDermid, bassoon, with the Florian quartet.

'Three Piano Miniatures' - after Bach's Goldberg Variations - will be played by Rachel Fryer in her 'Variations Down the Line' project. Sept. 10th, Brighton, Sept. 20th, Hurstpierpoint and Sept 25th, Trunch (Norfolk).

Sir Harlequin for solo bassoon - Nanci Belmont

 Sir Harlequin for solo bassoon receives a superb performance from Nanci Belmont and is featured at the International Double Reed Society. It will be streamed live on July 29th 2021, 15.45 UK time. (10.45 EST), on this link:

https://www.idrs.org/events/sir-harlequin-2/


'After Lindisfarne' for solo horn premiered by Joe Longstaff at RAM

 After Lindisfarne for solo horn was premiered by Joseph Longstaff on June 8th at RAM, and is available on their youtube site:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzzLujwcs5o&t=2536s


 



BBC Radio 3, 11th March -The Hidden Landscape

 "The Hidden Landscape' is broadcast in BBCR3 Afternoon concert, around 3.15pm, 11/03/2021. BBCSO, conductor del Mar; from NMC D255, my orchestral CD.