This summer Nathan is completing his new Sonata for cellist Charles Watt, as well as a new solo piano work to be performed at the William Alwyn Festival in October this year.
Next solo recital is in Bury St Edmund’s Cathedral, on September 4th at 1:10pm, featuring ‘Flowers of the Field’ and 20th Century American works.
In December Nathan will record a disc of American 20th century Sonatas on SOMM for release early 2106.
Southwold Concert Series‘ next event is on December 5th, back in our home of St Edmund’s Church after extensive roof repairs!
‘Trans Atlantic Flight of Fancy’ was released on NOW Ensemble‘s new CD, ‘Dreamfall’ on the New Amsterdam label in May. Click on the link above to listen to clips and purchase, or you can find it on iTunes by clicking here.
Instinctive Ritual, for piano 4 hands, was premiered by Mariko Brown and Julian Jacobson at the Purcell Room on July 7th.
In July Nathan also premiered a new piano piece, ‘Flowers of the Field – In Memoriam’ in a concert in the beautiful St Peter’s Church, Westleton with choral ensemble Seraphim.
Tuesday 22nd July 2014
I’m currently a sort of composer-in-residence (ironically, as I only live down the road, but you know what I mean) at the wonderful Arts Club Aldeburgh Beach alongside the artist Fran Crowe and writer Leanne Moden. Perched up in an old lookout tower from which I can see nothing but shingle, sea and sky, I’m… Read full article ➜
Friday 25th July 2014
This week at Aldeburgh has flown by. Today is the last day composing – I have been asked to make a presentation of my week’s work to assembled guests at the Arts Club this evening, with further performances twice tomorrow and once on Sunday. I’m very pleased to say, not to mention surprised, I *think*… Read full article ➜
Saturday 26th July 2014
Last night I premiered my new piano piece (as yet untitled) after dinner at the Arts Club. I revise my estimation made below that the piece did not show signs of haste, which it does – although, I add in my defence, more in the pacing and other finesse details than the actual ideas. A… Read full article ➜