Sadie Harrison Sculpture Park Premiere, Kondo and Saxton Performances

An artwork at Wesenberg Sculpture Park, Germany
An artwork at Wesenberg Sculpture Park, Germany

Saturday 24th June sees the world premiere of Mimih for chamber ensemble by  Sadie Harrison the first Composer-in-residence for the Künstler Bei Wu Sculpture Park Wesenburg, Germany. Performed by Ensemble Bei Wu, the work has been commissioned in collaboration with the Australia Now! Festival for the Inauguration of the Australian Indigenous Art Gallery with funds provided by Arts Council England/British Council Artist’s International Development Fund.

June also includes the following performances for UYMP composers’ works at Aldeburgh Festival, London and further afield:

2 June 2017
Jo Kondo
A Volcano Mouth for 3 marimbas
Drumming Marimba Quartet
O’culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal

5 June 2017
Jo Kondo
Terracina for 6 instruments
Ensemble Les pommes
Sapporo Concert Hall, Sapporo, Japan

6 June 2017
Sadie Harrison
Three Dances for Diana Nemorensis for viola
Katherine Clarke
Milton Court Concert Hall, London

13 June 2017
Robert Saxton
The Resurrection of the Soldiers
Aldeburgh Festival Orchestra, Jonathan Berman (conductor)
Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Suffolk

23 June 2017
Jo Kondo
Three Songs Tennyson Sung for soprano and 7 instruments
Standing for 3 instruments of different families
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Claire Booth (soprano), Oliver Knussen (conductor)
Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh

28 June 2017
Jo Kondo
Aquarelle for piano and percussion
Berlin PianoPercussion
Werner-Otto-Saal, Konzerthaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany

30 June 2017
Jo Kondo
Calamintha for guitar
Seth Josel
St Mary at Hill, London

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