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  19 January Blaze and Fall The Jacquin Trio Marden House Concerts, Calne, Wiltshire. 7.30pm mardenhouseconcerts.co.uk/Concerts/18Jan/29_jan.html available soon 19 January Chant Ducasse Clarinet Trio SJE Arts Oxford. 7.30pm sje-oxford.org/event/the-ducasse-trio/   22 & 25 January Circling Point Johannes Thorell saxophone, Magnus Sköld piano Luleå culture house and then at Musikaliska, Stockholm, Sweden available soon 24 & 25 January Zustände The …

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Following its premiere for RTE by Thomas Ades and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, Ed Bennett’s dramatic Psychedelia will be performed by The Ulster Orchestra under David Brophy at a BBC invitation concert at Ulster Hall, Belfast on 16th January and recorded for BBC broadcast. To get your free tickets to hear this stunning …

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Michael Zev Gordon. Photo: Claire ShoveltonMusic and Ideas; Remembering Memory In this lecture/recital Michael Zev Gordon reveals elements of the genesis of his 12-movement solo piano work entitled On Memory. Andrew Zolinsky, the work’s dedicatee, also sheds light on the process of collaboration before performing the work in its entirety. Tickets: Free but required

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January 2018 sees two performances of John Palmer’s Athena for solo piano by Heloïse Ph Palmer. Of the myth of Athena Palmer writes “In the pantheon of ancient religions, the myth of Athena is possibly the most intriguing and diversified of all the gods. Throughout the years her image has been persistent in my dreams …

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The British Cello CDJoe Cutler’s piece for cello and piano 2016 was a Sad Year for Pop Music has been recently released on SOMM Records, on the excellently received latest disc from Alexander Baillie and John Thwaites. This often contemplative piece was written at the request of Baillie and Thwaites, and is dedicated to them. It’s less than …

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