May sees 2 world premieres by world leading musicians for Charlotte Bray.
The London Sinfonietta have commissioned Reflections in Time, following her beautiful and intimate Sinfonietta Short On the Other Shore and will premiere it at the recently refurbished Queen Elizabeth Hall on London’s South Bank on Wednesday 16 May.Tickets & Info
The Arditti Quartet’s Ralf Ehlers (viola) and Lucas Felt (cello) will premiere Mid-Oceaned at The Purcell Room on Tuesday 29th May.Tickets & Info
Before that on Friday 11 May, London Symphony Orchestra violinist Sarah Quinn will perform Bray’s Beyond at an LSO Discovery concert at Jerwood Hall, London alongside works by Judith Weir and Ethel Smyth.Tickets & Info
The months starts with major recording news of a Live recording and concert for Charlotte’s second CD by pianist Huw Watkins, the Mariani Piano Quartet and the Amaryllis String Quartet and featuring :
Beyond for solo violin
On the Other Shore for solo cello, commissioned by London Sinfonietta
Invisible Cities for viola and piano, commissioned by Verbier Festival
Chant for violin, clarinet and piano, commissioned by the RVW Foundation and Nicholas Boas Charitable Trust
Züstande for piano quartet, commissioned by The Schubert Ensemble in partnership with the Wiltshire Music Centre, supported by the Schubert Ensemble Trust, the Wiltshire Music Centre, PRS for Music Foundation and the Steel Charitable Trust
The Sun was Chasing Venus for string quintet, commissioned by Savannah Music Festival, Georgia.
The CD will be released on RTF Classical.Concert Tickets & Info Charlotte Bray Profile & Works
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