The premiere of Kate’s new piece written for me, The Bells, was this week at City University. It’s inspired by William Byrd’s work of the same name and was the result of our winning the Yvar Mikhashoff Commissioning Award. The concert also included two other works written for me: Michael Cutting’s I Am A Strange […]
The concerts from the Big Chamber Weekend at Saffron Hall are being broadcast on Radio 3 this week, presented by Tom McKinney. The three concerts will be split across four hour-long lunchtime broadcasts, airing Tuesday to Friday. Here’s my repertoire list…….. Schumann : MärchenerzählungenKurtág : Hommage à R. Sch.Mark Simpson : Homage to KurtágBeethoven : […]
Peter Moore and I played Erroll Garner’s Misty for Proms Extra, presented by Katie Derham and broadcast on BBC 2 last Saturday. It’s here on iPlayer until 19 September, and in the BBC Store thereafter (Episode 5). We’re at the end, c.35mins in.
Night Music, a disc of chamber music by Mark Simpson, will be released on NMC Recordings on 20 May 2016.