NMC release Moby Dick – 27 Nov 2014

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NMC Recordings, in partnership with Sound and Music, are to release an album featuring 12 new commissions from young composers selected to participate in the SAM’s Next Wave programme. Featured composers include:

Eugene Birman                      Ryan Latimer
Michael Cutting                    Oliver Leith
Ben Gaunt                                 Paul McGuire                       
Barnaby Hollington            Georgia Rodgers
Edwin Hillier                           Maya Verlaak

Weiwei Jin                                Ji Sun Yang


Composer Workshop – April 15 2014


London Sinfonietta
April 15 – 14:30 to April 17 – 17:00, Purcell School, London

London Sinfonietta players workshop new music with twelve emerging composers as part of Sound and Music’s Higher Education Programme 2013/14. Once developed, these works will be recorded by NMC Recordings, made available for download and released on a CD celebrating the label’s 25th birthday. They will then be performed live at a showcase as part of Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2014.

The twelve composers taking part in the programme are:
Eugene Birman University of Oxford
Michael Cutting Kings College London
Ben Gaunt University of Sheffield
Edwin Hillier Royal College of Music
Barnaby Hollington University of Sussex
Weiwei Jin De Montfort University
Ryan Latimer Royal Academy of Music
Oliver Leith Guildhall School of Music and Drama
Paul McGuire Brunel University
Georgia Rodgers City University
Maya Verlaak Birmingham City University
Ji Sun Yang University of York

PLG Young Artists Series – 10 Jan 2014


Total Brass
5:00pm Front Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

Recital as part of the Park Lane Group Young Artists Concert Series featuring:

Malcolm Arnold
 Quintet (1961)
Tom Harrold Locked Horns (2010) (London premiere)
John McCabe Hawk in Winter Light (2004-05) 75th Birthday Tribute
Ryan Latimer Horn Scale (2013) PLG Commission (World premiere)
Paul Patterson Mean Time, Op. 53 (1985)

The Rest is Noise – 13 Dec 2013

Rest is noise logoTotal Brass
1:00pm Southbank Centre, London

In anticipation of the Park Lane Group Young Artists New Year Series at Southbank Centre in January 2014, award-winning brass quintet Total Brass perform a concert of entirely 21st century music to mark the end of The Rest is Noise festival.

James Maynard 
Fanfare (2009)
Ryan Latimer Horn Scale (2013) PLG Commission (Pre-Premiere)
Joachin Agnas Tango (2000)
Tom Harrold Locked Horns (2013)
John McCabe Hawk in Winter Light (2004-05) 75th Birthday Tribute
Antony DiLorenzo Fire Dance (2004)
Michael Kamen Quintet (2001)
Bruce Broughton When a body meets a body (2009)

Frontiers Series – 29 Oct 2013

frontiers logoWorkers Union Ensemble
7:30pm Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire
£4 (£2.50)

The Workers’ Union Ensemble perform the second date of their PRS for Music Foundation funded Constructing a Repertoire tour.

Laurence Crane Old Life Was Rubbish (1998)
Joe Cutler For Frederic Lagnau (2013)
Ryan Latimer The Primate Horrific or Jumpity Jim Hath Little Intelligence (2012)
Matthew Kaner New Work (2013)
Larry Polansky Ensembles of Note (1998)
Danny Saleeb New Work (2013)
Matthew Shlomowitz Hi hat and Me (2010)