World premiere for alumnus Kristofer To at ISCM World Music Days 2016 in South Korea
Kristofer To’s In the Distance will be premiered at the ISCM World Music Days concert on 30 March 2016 at the Black Box, Tongyeong Concert Hall.
The programme includes Lágrimas by Francisco del Pino (AP), Strade della città tumultuosa by Simone Fontanelli (AP), Obo kvartett by Kári Bæk (AP), Fluchtlinien by Henrik Denerin (KP), In the Distance by Kristoffer To (WP), and Pedma Dorje by Li Liu (KP), to be performed by Ensemble TIMF, conducted by Juhyun Jeong.
Professor Ambrose Field is part of a York research team working with Liverpool based artist Laurence Payot to create Living Sculpture (Virtual), on Platform 6 at Crewe Station from Friday 10th March. More information here.
A project which includes the work of Dr Jonathan Eato (Hannah Bruce Company on behalf of Hoxton Hall, The Hoxton Hall Experience: A Collection of Small Choices) has been shortlisted for a Museums and Heritage Innovation Award.
eyam v (woven) for contrabass flute, contrabass clarinet and orchestra by Associate Lecturer in Composition Ann Cleare was premiered by the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland at The National Concert Hall in Dublin on February 14th.
[rout], the new music ensemble with whom Catherine Laws performs keyboards, is giving the first performance of Paul Whitty’s somewhere a field on Thursday March 9th at audiograft, Oxford’s annual festival of experimental music and sound.
Ligeti Quartet Composers Workshop
As part of the weekly CMRC Composers Seminars, the Ligeti Quartet visited the department on 28th February 2017 for a workshop with undergraduate and postgraduate composers.
A new piano trio by Roger Marsh – ‘Cracks’ – was premiered at the Bangor Music Festival on Feb 18th by the Fidelio Trio. Marsh also gave a pre-concert talk and adjudicated a competition for young composers. The following day four numbers from his vocal work Pierrot Lunaire 50 Rondels Bergamasques were performed in a recital entitled ‘Shades of Pierrot’.