We are sad to announce the death on 1 September 2021 of CNM’s co-founder, Alan G. Parsons, at the age of 90. Alan’s decades of work as a composition teacher, and promoter of new music in East Anglia, leaves a legacy of generations of younger composers who have forged their own musical paths. We takeContinue reading “Alan G. Parsons (1931-2021)”
Recordings are now available online for CNM’s 17 June recital ‘The Pale Enchanted Gold’ with Tim Torry (baritone), Charles Hine (clarinet) and Alan Bullard (piano):
Alan Bullard writes: All regulars at concerts in Colchester will remember the ‘Bravo’ voiced in stentorian tones at the end of every performance. The voice was that of Roy Teed, who has died aged 89. Roy was born in Surrey and, after national service with the RAF, studied composition with Lennox Berkeley at the RoyalContinue reading “Obituary: Roy Teed (1928-2017)”
Many thanks to everyone who came to see The Pale Enchanted Gold on June 17, and especially to Tim, Charles and Alan for their engaging performance. The pdf of the concert programme can be downloaded here. We will make some recordings available in due course.
This June’s CNM summer afternoon recital by Tim Torry (baritone), Charles Hine (clarinet) and Alan Bullard (piano) will take place at 3pm on 17 June at Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh St, Colchester CO1 1TT; entry free, retiring collection. The programme is based around three key works: Tim Torry’s setting of JRR Tolkein’s ‘The Pale EnchantedContinue reading “The Pale Enchanted Gold, 17 June 2017: recital programme announced”