The selected pieces will be performed by students of EPTA-UK teachers in a collaborative concert in June 2018. Full information on the call for scores can be found at:
Dylan Christopher’s studio recordings of all solo pieces from the 2015 Piano Project are now available via this link, including works by Abraham Espinosa, Elspeth Manders, Ian Mitchell, Emily Dolittle, Chris Lamb, Henry Law, Tim Torry, Jenni Pinnock, Doug Thomas, Peter Thorne, Gary Randall, Yvonne Eccles, Gareth Price and Lucy Wickers. We hope to add recordings of the duets later in the year.
Join us this week for a bonus selection of new music events in Colchester:
7:30pm on Wednesday 4th November at the Swinburne Hall, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Rd, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LL; tickets £5 on the door or via the CMPA Box Office (01206 712 999; firstname.lastname@example.org).
An evening of new music for aspirant pianists. Dylan Christopher and colleagues will be presenting a carefully selected programme of attractive and exciting new works for learners of ABRSM Grade 1-5 standard. The concert will be of particular interest to piano teachers, students, those with an interest in music education, and anyone who likes good piano music. Buy tickets here.
Doors 7:30pm (starts 8pm), Thursday 5th November 2015, Colchester Arts Centre, Church St. Colchester CO1 1NF. Tickets £7/£6: Box Office 01206 500900 / colchesterartscentre.com.
New constructions for solo fretless electric guitar, plus explorations from avant-garde noise to funk-rock for fretless electic guitar, trumpet, percussion, effects and live electronics. Exploring the frontier between left-field jazz and contemporary art-music with Rich Perks (guitar), Andrew Hall (trumpet) and Tom Atherton (percussion). Buy tickets here.
Conversation III and Conversation IV – Yvonne Eccles
The ghostly gondola and When the sun sets – Abraham Espinosa
Two seconds to midnight – Stephen Daltry
Lazing, Spinning and Becoming – Emily Dolittle
Tango for piano duet – Melanie Green
The climb and Kooky Boogie – Chris Lamb
Watching butterflies – Henry Law
A Persian Lullaby – Elspeth Manders
Prelude for piano – Ian Mitchell
Quintango and Lament I – Jenni Pinnock
Rising fifth – Gareth Price
The Sans Souci Waltz – Gary Randall
4×3, Ballade and Shapes – Doug Thomas
Whimsical Waltz – Peter Thorne
Comedy Scherzo – Tim Torry
Etius Suite – Lee Westwood
Wistful Waltz – Lucy Wickers
These pieces will be performed by Dylan Christopher, David Mitchell, Elspeth Manders and local piano students in a concert at 7:30pm on 4th November at the Swinburne Hall, Colchester Institute, Sheepen Rd, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3LL; tickets £5 on the door or via the CMPA Box Office (01206 712 999; email@example.com).
The Piano Project 2015 call for scores is now closed, with 35 entries received from 21 composers. Many thanks to everyone who has entered; we will announce the programme for the 4th November concert in due course.