Prior to the performance of contemporary British avant garde music, one of Britain's leading composers, David Horne, gave a talk. This included an interview with Jane Manning, who is at the forefront of British contemporary music.
Nicola LeFanu - But stars remaining, for Soprano
David Horne - Refrain, for piano
Judith Weir - King Harald's Saga, for Soprano
George Benjamin - Flight, for flute
Piers Hellawell - Basho, for piano
Matthew Sergeant - Convenient Approximations, for viola (World Premiere)
John Woolrich - Sad Song, for flute and piano
Brian Elias - Peroration, for Soprano
Jane Manning, OBE - Soprano
David Horne - Piano
Matthew Jones - Viola Anna Wolstenholme - Flute
Part of the Made in Britain series of four lectures exploring British instrumental chamber music and song ranging from Bliss through to the music of today, giving a rare opportunity to experience chamber music in an intimate setting. Each concert will be preceded by a talk on the music performed.
All our lectures are available for free download from the Gresham College website, in video, audio or text formats: gresham.ac.uk
Gresham College professors and guest speakers have been giving free public lectures in central London since 1597. This tradition continues today and you can attend any of our lectures, or watch or listen to them on our website.
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