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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 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.

  • iKhambi Album Nominated for Two SAMA Awards

     

    South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini’s latest album, iKhambi, has been nominated for two South African Music Awards in the categories of ‘Best Jazz Album’ and ‘Best Engineered Album’.

  • The Fidelio Trio May 9/10

    The Fidelio Trio give a concert on Wednesday May 9th at 7.30, to include the second performance of the trio Cracks written for them by Roger Marsh in 2017.

  • British composers from York broadcast in Chile

    Music by Thomas Simaku, Roger Marsh, James Williamson and Owen Russell has been broadcast in Chile.

  • Carlos Zamora news

    Carlos Zamora has had a busy few months.   In February 14th the Concerto for Recorders and Chamber Orchestra was world premiered at the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall with the soloist Carmen Troncoso and the University of York Chamber Orchestra conducted by Carlos Zamora.

  • CMRC members featured in new album release

     

     

    Works by Federico Reuben, Lynette Quek and Neil Luck are featured as part of a new album on the squib-box label exploring experimental uses of the Japanese vocal synthesis software ‘Vocaloid’.   Released earlier this month, the album New Vocal Solutions (sampler) is free to stream and download here.