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.
On March 24 the piece “Chacabuco-a Prayer in the Desert” was world Premiere in the city of Viña del Mar, Chile, by the Marga Marga Orchestra conducted by Luis José Recart as part of its concert season 2018. The same day, the “Concerto for Clarinet and Strings” was performed by the chamber orchestra of the Universidad Austral de Valdivia with the soloist Caitanya Estuardo and conducted by Alejandra Urrutia, in the first concert of the season 2018.
Also, on April 8th the “Victor Jara Symphony” was performed in Bordeaux, France by the Jeune Orchestre Symphonique de l’Entre-deux-Mers and the Choeur Entre Deux Airs conducted by Eloi Tembremande.
In April 9th the piece Sikuris for Ensemble was performed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington DC, with Miguel Harth-Bedoya and members of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, as part of the SHIFT Festival of American Orchestras.
On April 10th Carlos Zamora gave a lecture at the Universidad de Concepción in Chile and conducted his piece “Andesina” with the Student Chamber Orchestra of the School of Music.
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.
PhD composition students James Mainwaring and Ben Eyes have collaborated on the new Roller Trio Album “New Devices” released today on Edition Records.
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.
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 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.
The music of Associate lecturer Ann Cleare had its Israeli premiere on May 7th at Tel Aviv’s Felcija Blumenthal Music Festival.