James Cave wins Laurence Sterne prize
James Cave has been announced as the winner of the ‘Same Notes – Ten Times Sweeter’ Competition
This competition was for a piece for unaccompanied descant or treble recorder, three to four minutes long. The piece will be performed by Carmen Troncoso in St. George’s Hanover Square, London on March 22nd 2018 as part of the Laurence Sterne Trust’s commemoration of Sterne’s funeral, held there exactly 250 years earlier. James also receives a prize of £500.
The piece takes its inspiration from Sterne’s character Maria, who appears in both Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey, and plays ‘her vespers upon her pipe, with her little goat beside her’.
His work will be performed by a Grammy Award-winning ensemble
Thomas Simaku’s recent work, La Leggiadra Luna for mixed choir a cappella, has been selected by the international jury for performance at the 2019 ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) – World Music Days, which takes place in Estonia from 2 – 10 May.
York composition students have had their music performed by one of Europe’s top string quartets.
Federico Reuben has a new release on cassette tape (and digital) out on Berlin based label tmrw>.
Several media outlets have highlighted the collaboration between the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Martin Suckling commemorating the Armistice Centenary.
Martin Suckling’s Meditation (after Donne), for chamber orchestra and live electronics receives its premiere performances from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in St Andrews, Edinburgh and Glasgow on 7, 8, 9 November.
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