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Jeffrey Holmes ComposerOn the Friday 1 February, Jeffrey Holmes’ Nastrond was performed at Hear Now Festival at Wende Museum, Los Angeles. You can watch the livestream of the performance in the link below. Nastrond itself lasts from 15:38 to 27:20. The next performance of Jeffrey Holmes’ works will take place on the 20th March, when Herjan will be performed by Tengyue Zhang at …

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EXAUDI, photo by Matthew AndrewsThe incomparable EXAUDI directed by James Weeks will be performing Linda Catlin Smith’s Uncertain for eight voices at Milton Court, London on Friday 22 March. The concert also features premieres by their new Associate Head of Composition Cassandra Miller, Jürg Frey and Geoff Hannon alongside works by Christopher Fox, Sylvia Lim and James Saunders. Originally composed for EXAUDI …

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Wednesday 27th March 2019 brings another performance of Ian Stephens’ Oboe Quintet by the The Liverpool Philharmonic Oboe Quintet, comprising five current members of the RLPO: Jonathan Small – oboe, Mihkel Kerem and Andrew Harvey – violin, Gwendolyn Cawdron – viola and Alexander Holladay – cello.  It was originally commissioned by the Rodewald Concert Society and written …

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On Thursday 28 March, Camden Reeves’ Still Above Ground will be performed in a Quatuor Danel Lunchtime Concert with David Fanning (piano) in Manchester. Still Above Ground is a short elegy for cello and piano, written in memory of Reeves’ grandfather, who passed away in 2016 aged 92. Reeves tells us that he… … was an accomplished jazz …

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Richard WhalleyRichard Whalley’s Mantle Plume is receiving its UK premiere with Quatuor Danel on 29th March. Mantle Plume is inspired by Icelandic unique geology, where ‘fire meets ice, creation meets destruction – the consequences of a battle between elemental forces’. Whalley tells us: My goal is that Mantle Plume sounds and feels as though it were created …

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