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Ann Cleare in Israel

The music of Associate lecturer Ann Cleare had its Israeli premiere on May 7th at Tel Aviv’s Felcija Blumenthal Music Festival. The festival, which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary, hosts composers and performers from around the world, with the aim of enriching the fields of classical and contemporary music in Israel. Two pieces of Cleare’s music were presented: the square of yellow light that is your window, performed by ensemble Nikel, and am not a clockmaker either for accordion and electronics, performed by Krassimir Sterev, virtuoso accordionist of Klangforum Wien. These works were performed alongside the music of Chaya Czernowin and Enno Poppe. More information can be found here: http://fbmc.co.il/חיה-צרנובין/ 

  • Thomas Simaku receives PRS Foundation Award

    Thomas Simaku has received a PRS Foundation award from the Composers’ Fund in association with Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.

  • Chang Seok Choi CD and score publication

    A new CD including  Animus for Flute, Clarinet, violin, Cello and Piano (2015) by Chang Seok Choi has been just released today by ABLAZE Records.  Chang completed his PhD at York in 2016.

  • Roller Trio album recorded at cmrc

    PhD composition students James Mainwaring and Ben Eyes have collaborated on the new Roller Trio Album “New Devices” released today on Edition Records.

  • Ann Cleare on magnetic fields

    A new version of Ann Cleare’s work on magnetic fields will receive a world premiere in London this Thursday, June 14th at Goldsmith University’s Great Hall.

  • John Stringer performances in Japan and Italy

    Rika Zayasu gave the Japanese premiere of John Stringer’s Disquiet II  at Tokyo’s Art Space in March and Joseph Houston will give the Italian premiere in October in Ascoli as part of the Nuovi Spazi Musicali festival.

  • Thomas Simaku Lectures and Masterclasses in Vienna and Prague

     

    Thomas Simaku visited the University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna where he gave a lecture for the composition class of Professor Michael Jarrell  on 25 April 2018.