Quatuor Diotima in residence
Ensemble-in-association Quatour Diotima have been working with undergraduate and postgraduate students as part of their residency in the Music Department. Over the course of a three – day visit last week the Paris-based quartet gave a concert in the Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall performing works by Szymanowski, Ravel and Schubert. They also worked with ten undergraduate and postgraduate composers on new works specially written for them, and coached student string quartets.
Composers with Quatuor Diotima after their workshops: (L to R) T. Sissons, S. Balfour, P. Jones, C. Ronzatti, Yun-Peng Zhao, A. Tsiartas, J. Adams, S. Giofré, D. Floyd, J.N. Redelinghuys, Shu-Yu Lin, C. Robson, R. Marsh, F. Chevalier, P. Morlet, T. Simaku.
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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York composer’s new work receives its world premiere by one of Europe’s finest ensembles of contemporary music
Thomas Simaku’s new work Klang Inventions, written for and dedicated to the musicians of the prestigious ensemble Klangforum of Vienna, received its world premiere at the 10th Pharos Foundation International Festival in Nicosia on 12 October 2018.
Federico Reuben has a new improvisation album out on the squib-box net label with a new trio with Mark Hanslip and Paul Hession.