Southwold Concert Series‘ next event is a FREE concert by the Southend Boys and Girls Choirs, on Saturday April 30th in St Edmund’s Church, Southwold. The event will be hosted by the Town Mayor, Councillor Melanie Tucker, with a retiring collection in aid of her two nominated charities, St Barnabas Care Home in Southwold, and the Southwold Music Trust. Click here for more information via the Southwold Concert Series website.
Two new CDs were recorded in January – American 20th century Piano Works for SOMM recordings, a British 20th Century works with violinist Fenella Humphreys on the Lyrita label. Both will be out later this year…
Nathan’s work ‘Homecoming’ for solo violin is also available on Navona Records, recorded as part of the Violin Futura project by violinist and composer Piotr Szewczyk. This amazing collection of music features around 30 two-minute pieces for solo violin by composers from around the world. You can see a short video about it here.
‘Fool in the Forest’ named NOW Ensemble’s album Dreamfall, including Nathan’s ‘Trans-Atlantic Flight of Fancy’, in a ‘year’s best’ list of albums from 2015… click here for more.
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 ➜