available from Cadenza Music.
Written for the BBC Symphony Orchestra as part of a Sound and Music Embedded Residency.
World premiere recording of Maida Vale Studios, Nov. 2013, Conducted by Garry Walker.
Working with Garry Walker and the BBCSO
I’m hugely excited to be joining the writing team at the contemporary music blog I Care If You Listen. My first post was a review of the recent BBC Symphony Orchestra Total Immersion ‘Sounds from Japan’ day at the Barbican Centre and LSO St. Luke’s. I’m looking forward to writing more reviews, in particular of […]
An obviously illustrious panel – including composers and orchestral managers listed below – gathered for the first round table discussion of Getting it Right? 2013.
By far the most interesting questions centred on the question of balancing breadth of commissions, versus the depth of relationship created between an orchestra and composer during an extended individual […]
Blog, Getting it Right: Live Blog
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The opening concert of the 2012-13 BBC Symphony Orchestra season included a world premiere of Michael Zev Gordon’s enigmatic and impressive Bohortha alongside Mahler’s stunning Rükert Leider (given a beautiful performance by soprano Alice Coote). The BBCSO was impassioned throughout the entire concert, and it’s a real joy to know that I’ll be working with this […]
On January 28th, the Guildhall School of Music presented a concert at the Barbican as part of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s Total Immersion Series. This series spends time focusing on the work of a single contemporary composer. Normally held on a single day, this instalment took a weekend to focus on the music of Jonathan Harvey. This concert picked up chamber/solo […]
Tagged Arvo Part, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Brett Dean, Contemporary Music, Guildhall School of Music and Drama, James Kreiling, Jonathan Harvey, Marcus Barcham Stevens, Marta Fontanals-Simon, Richard Baker, Total Immersion