October 2017 NEWS
Madeleine Mitchell’s new CD “Violin Muse” opens with the Rhapsody I wrote for her in 2015 and performed with Madeleine 6 times in its piano version, while the orchestral version has been given in Stroud and Bristol. Our recitals have premiered numerous wonderful works – by Sadie Harrison, David Greenhorne, Julian Leeks, Jolyon Laycock, Steven Kings and many others. My music has also featured in my Duo concerts with Soprano Charlotte Newstead, cellist Benjamin Dry, mixing premieres with classics.
New works since 2015 – – –
Rhapsody for Violin and orchestra or piano
Zhang Seascapes (string quartet 5) inspired by Chinese painter Zhang Enli
Greenshaft Sonata Zephyrian Winds commission (courtesy RVW Trust)
Elegy on the sad loss of my best friend, Keith Nimmo
Lost Lieder 23 solo songs in 3 volumes for voice and piano
Four Promises (I Ching Vol XI) piano
Recent performances in Belgium, Boston USA, New Zealand etc.
The BBC IPlayer registered over 20,000 downloads of “When Francis Preached Love to the Birds” and The Kings Singers called me in to advise on interpretation in their fresh recording of Wymondham Chants.