Works by Philip Grange, Camden Reeves and Adam Gorb to feature in Manchester Festival
The fourth New Music North West festival runs this year across a number of venues in Manchester from 26th October to 2nd November 2013 and will feature the work of a number of Peters composers.
Philip Grange’s Focus and Fade, which premiered at the Royal Festival Hall in 1992, is to be performed on Tuesday 29th October 2013 with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra and Psappha, conducted by Juanjo Mena.
Grange’s Cimmerian Nocturne, originally commissioned by chamber ensemble The Fires of London, will form part of the programme for the festival’s final night in a concert conducted by Nicholas Kok at the University of Manchester’s Cosmo Rodewald Concert Hall.
Adam Gorb’s String Quartet No. 2 is to be performed during a lunchtime concert at the RNCM Concert Hall on Friday 1st November. No tickets are required for this concert and admission is free.
Work by another Peters composer, Camden Reeves, will also feature in an evening concert performed by the RNCM New Ensemble and Vaganza at the RNCM Concert Hall on Wednesday 30th October.
A special introductory session, Exploring the North West, presented by David Horne, will take place in the Royal Northern College of Music Lecture Theatre on Monday 28th October at 2.30pm and will introduce all the composers featured as part of the festival series, giving a personal insight into their compositions.
For further information and to purchase or reserve tickets, please visit the festival website, www.rncm.ac.uk/newmusicnorthwest
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