Mark’s orchestral work tirlun will be performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales on November 23rd 2012 at Hoddinott Hall, Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff conducted by Grant Llewellyn. The concert will also feature music from some of the latest names in Welsh contemporary music including Huw Watkins and Arlene Sierra.
Anna’s track Never Wonder from the forthcoming EP, Black Prince Fury is featured on the Guardian website today.
It’s simultaneously hilarious, oddly moving and deeply unsettling.
On October 10th Ensemble 360 are going to be premiering Charlie’s new sextet Jacaranda at the Crucible Studio Theatre in Sheffield. Charlie is Associate Composer with Music in the Round where Ensemble 360 are resident ensemble.
Anna will soon be returning from her epic journey from Vancouver to L.A. (check out her dad’s blog of the trip here). She’ll be back just in time to assemble Horsebox and get everything ready for what is fixing to be the gig of the century.
10 October, 19:45, there is nothing else you should be doing except coming to see Anna Meredith + Horsebox at Ether.
It’s already sold out, so if you don’t have tickets, you can’t go, but tonight in Utrecht, the fantastic Asko|Schönberg Ensemble will be performing Charlie’s Insomniac.
Insomniac, which some of you might have heard in London last November, has been nominated for the Gaudeamus Prize.
We are extremely excited to be featured in an upcoming portrait concert with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales on 26 October at BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff.
The concert, conducted by the fantastic Andrew Gourlay, features five great pieces including Anna’s trombone concerto Barchan with Donal Bannister as soloist and orchestral versions of Emily’s Love Songs with the inimitable Mara Carlyle.
Also on the programme are Chris’s The Llano Curve, Charlie’s Kick up the Fire and BBC NOW resident composer Mark’s Sudden Light.
All you Londoners should definitely be making the trip down to Cardiff, it’s going to be a fun night.