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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.

Diotima composers

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.