We can now announce two exciting CNM public events which will be taking place in 2017:
Recital: The Pale Enchanted Gold
3pm, Saturday 17 June 2017, Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1TT; tickets TBC
A summer afternoon recital by Tim Torry (baritone), Alan Bullard (piano) and Charles Hine (clarinet). The programme will include Tim Torry’s ‘The Pale Enchanted Gold’ – a setting of the first poem from JRR Tolkein’s The Hobbit, Alan Bullard’s dramatic setting of First World War poet Edmund Blunden’s ‘A Swan, A Man’ and ‘Three Blues’ for clarinet and piano, plus new songs and instrumental music by other members of CNM.
Workshop for contemporary harpsichord composition
4pm, Sunday 15 October 2017, Fitzwilliam College, Storey’s Way, Cambridge CB3 0DG; free entry for audience
Harpsichordists Francis Knights and Dan Tidhar will workshop new works for two harpsichords written by CNM members. The workshop will be preceded at 2pm by a rare concert of Contemporary American music for two harpsichords by Robert Baksa, Vittorio Rieti, Mark Janello and others.