Recent news from Nathan

Release day!

Volume I of ‘100 Years of British Song’, a three-CD project with tenor James Gilchrist for SOMM Recordings, is released today, 16 October 2020.  You can now listen to the tracks on Spotify and Apple Music. It is an Apple Music featured new release in their #Modernism category. You can find further information to purchase the CD on […]

BBC Radio 3 Pick of the Best New Classical Releases

The first volume of ‘100 Years of British Song’, a three CD project with tenor James Gilchrist for SOMM Recordings is due to be released on Friday, 16 October 2020. It has been chosen as the pick of the best new classical releases on BBC Radio 3. Click here and scroll through to about 8:15, when they begin a very […]

Live Music at Southwold Primary School

Following their popular musical evenings on Southwold’s South Green, Magnus and Marije Johnston (two violinists from the distinguished Navarra Quartet, currently living in Southwold) and Nathan Williamson gave a concert for the children at Southwold Primary School on 1st October. It was fantastic to see the children having a wonderful time and experiencing live music, […]

New arrangement of Homecoming

Homecoming was originally written for solo violin in 2008 for Piotr Szewczyk’s Violin Futura project, in which he commissioned a ton of new violin pieces. This arrangement was made especially for Magnus and Marije Johnston, to play in the South Green Soirees in Southwold during lockdown. Homecoming is exactly what it says. In the original for solo violin […]

South Green Concerts revel in Indian Summer

Throughout September, Southwold music-lovers have continued to enjoy the South Green Soirees in balmy late summer sun. We plan to move these events indoors when the weather finally turns, but we haven’t yet found a way around the various issues surrounding gatherings indoors… yet… But if we can find a way to make this work, […]

Launch: 100 Years of British Song

On 16th October, SOMM Recordings will launch the first in a revealing three-volume survey of One Hundred Years of British Song with tenor James Gilchrist and pianist Nathan Williamson. Compiled to reflect the rich variety of British song, Volume 1 throws a spotlight on composers who made a considerable contribution to the song repertoire, although […]