Nathan gives two concerts on Saturday 14th October as part of the 2017 William Alwyn Festival: at 11:30am in Blythburgh Church, a chamber concert with the Atea Wind Quintet, including Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Winds K.452, as well as works by Edward Gregson, Martin Ellerby, and Jeremy Pike. And in the evening, Grieg Concerto at Snape Maltings at 7:30pm, with the Prometheus Orchestra and Edmond Fivet. Click here for more information and to book.
‘Great American Sonatas’ CD released on SOMM receives 5 stars from Peter Dickinson in Musical Opinion – an exceptional CD announcing a remarkable young British pianist… a landmark in recordings of American piano music – 4 stars from Geoff Brown in BBC Music Magazine – He’s at his most memorable of all in the quiet reminiscences textured into ‘The Celestial Railroad’… Maybe there will be a volume two..?‘ Also 4 stars from Fiona Maddocks in The Observer here – and Jed Distler reviews in The Gramophone: A release of distinction. The CD includes works by Bernstein, Copland, Harrison and Ives, and was made with the generous support from the Gemma Classical Music Trust.
A new CD on Lyrita of British 20th Century violin and piano music with violinist Fenella Humphreys has received 5 stars in BBC Music Magazine: an exceptional blend of engaging personality…, state-of-the-art suppleness and fluency, plus a degree of alertness which banishes any sense of the routine. Reviews can also be found in The Gramophone: Beautifully played… both players sound well attuned to the styles and expressive purposes of each work – and The Strad: Savoured to perfection by these gifted young artists.
A new work for concert band, commissioned by Rugby School for their 450th Anniversary, was premiered at Rugby on Saturday June 24th.