Calendar of events
Saturday 22nd July - Saturday 29th July 2017. MusicFest Aberystwyth. Recital, and summer course for classical saxophone. For learning players aged 16 years and above. Bursaries available for students in full-time education. The outstanding Norweigian saxophonist Lars Lien will also be a tutor on the course. MusicFest website is linked here. Saxophone course page here.
Friday 9th December 2016, 6.30pm. Recital with Laefer Saxophone Quartet (guest leader). In Tune with Abstract Expressionism. Royal Academy of Arts. The Reynolds Room, Burliington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD. Works: Robert Myers Third Quartet: for saxophones, Ed Scolding Dapple, A.S. Chen Arkady (world premiere), Robert Carl Duke Meets Mort, Philip Glass Saxophone Quartet.
Tuesday 22nd to Thursday 24th November 2016. Performances and masterclasses at Tromsø Kammermusikkfestival - Tromsø Chamber Music Festival. UiT Norges arktiske universitet - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway. Masterclasses and recital performances of David Amram Greenwich Village Portraits and Serge Prokofiev Five Melodies op.35. With Sergej Osadchuk, piano.
Monday 21st November 2016. Recital at Music on Mondays, Chichester. The Chapel, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 6PE. Programme: Serge Prokofiev Five Melodies, op.35; Timothy Salter Chameleon; David Amram Greenwich Village Portraits. With Yshani Perinpanayagam, piano.
Sunday 30th October 2016, 11.30am. Recital at Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain 40th Anniversary Single Reed Day. Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DT. Programme: David Amram - Greenwich Village Portraits. With Yshani Perinpanayagam, piano.
Saturday 13th August and Sunday 14th August 2016. Singapore Saxophone Symposium. Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore. Recital and masterclasses.
Friday 5th August 2016, 7.30pm. Counterpoise with Donald Maxwell at The Barn, Carlton, Bedfordshire. The American Dream programme.
Sunday 31st July to Thursday 4th August 2016. Hindhead Clarinet and Saxophone Summer Course. Included performance of Joseph Jongen Meditation with Roy Stratford, piano, and John Carmichael Two Duets with Naomi Sullivan, soprano saxophone
Thursday 28th July 2016, 7.30pm. Counterpoise with Willard White at the Petworth Festival. Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Petworth, West Sussex. The American Dream programme.
Thursday 30th June 2016, 7.30pm. Counterpoise with Robert Winslade Anderson. Proms at St. Judes, Hampstead, NW11 7AH. The American Dream programme.
Friday 24th June 2016, 7.30pm. Royal College of Music Saxophone Ensemble concert, Kyle Horch, conductor. Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Programme: Rossini arr. Alan Andrews Overture: "L'italiana in Algeri", Clare Loveday Revolution Envy (world premiere), David Bedford Fridiof Kennings, Elgar arr. Gary Bricault The Wand of Youth, suite 1, Marc Findon Black Lights, Alistair Parnell Persiflage, Stephen Sondheim arr. Lucy Armstrong Selections from "Sunday in the Park with George".
Saturday 4th June 2016, 2-9pm. 04.06.16 Festival. Co-director with composer Ian Stewart. A one-day series of concerts featuring the saxophone in recital and chamber settings. Included a recital performance with Yshani Perinpanayagam and Pavel Timofeyevsky, pianists, as well as a performance by Flotilla. Recital programme: Joseph Jongen Meditation, Yvan Markovitch Complainte et Danse, Timothy Salter Chameleon (world premiere of version with piano), Ian Stewart Mornwards, John Carmichael Sonata: Grave and Gay. Flotilla programme: Christian Biegai Quartett, Edward McGuire Hidden Dialects, John Carmichael Sea Changes, Ian Stewart In Nomine, Timothy Blinko Cartographies.
Flotilla members and composers at 04.06.16 Festival. Left to right: Alistair Parnell, Kyle Horch, John Carmichael, Edward McGuire, Ian Stewart, Christian Biegai, Naomi Sullivan, Timothy Blinko, and Andrew Tweed.
Sunday 29th May 2016, 7.30pm. Flotilla performance in Nottingham, with special guest Pavel Timofeyevsky. Djanogly Recital Hall, Nottingham University. Programme: Christian Biegai Quartett, Edward McGuire Hidden Dialects, Komitas Three Armenian Folksongs, John Carmichael Sea Changes (world premiere of this version), Zelenka Trio Sonata n.2 in G minor, Ian Stewart In Nomine, Timothy Blinko Cartographies.