Ian Stephens’ solo double bass piece Ramiform, one of the pieces for the 200 Pieces Project in celebration of the 200th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Music, is being given its premiere by Alex Jones on Monday 5 July 2021 at 1pm. This concert will be live-streamed on the RAM Youtube channel.
We are also delighted with the announcement of Ian Stephens’ children’s ballet for Northern Ballet, Pinocchio. It opens on 26 October 2021 at Leeds Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre. Choroegraphed and directed by Gavin McCaig with set design by Frankie Bradshaw. Pinocchio is written for a quartet of clarinet doubling alto sax, viola, cello and piano. Currently Ian is orchestrating it for Northern Ballet Sinfonia in preparation for filming in December 2021.
The première of Ian’s piano piece Ha’n mor-tyd morlenow (As the sea-tide flows) has also been announced for Friday 12 November 2021, performed by Phillip Leslie at Mylor Theatre, Truro College Cornwall as part of Truro Three Arts concert series.
We look forward to all these wonderful premières by Ian Stephens and are proud to present Ramiform and Ha’n mor-tyd morle now readily available for perusal and purchase through our website. Pinocchio will be added to Ian Stephens’ catalogue at Composers Edition in due course.
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