Spitalfields Music Festival: NMC at 35

Grace Bailey

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7:30 am
9:00 am
The Dutch Church, Austin Friars
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Spitalfields Music Festival: NMC at 35
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A celebration of NMC Recordings, award-winning record label and arts charity, through performances of the many new works featured over the past 35 years since its foundation by composer Colin Matthews.

A thrillingly eclectic evening of short works for choir, solo cello, baritone and trombone quartet awaits, showcasing exceptional contemporary music from Britain and Ireland. This snapshot of NMC’s past and future includes premiere performances of works by Ben Nobuto, Millicent B James and Sasha Scott.

Hugh Wood   The Isles of Greece: ‘Delos’, ‘Ouzo Unclouded’
Judith Weir   The Voices of Desire: ‘Written on Terrestrial Things’, ‘Sweet Little Red Feet
Brian Elias    Meet Me in the Green Glen
Colin Matthews    Six Chinese Songs: ‘Flowers and Moonlight on the Spring River’
Robert Saxton    The Beach in Winter, Scratby
Roderick Williams    A Coat
Howard Skempton    The Maldive Shark
Rodney Bennett    Songs Before Sleep: ‘Twinkle Twinkle Little Star’, ‘The Mouse and the Bumblebee’

Sasha Scott    Hypernova (World premiere – commissioned by NMC)
Ryan Latimer    C. Exigua
Matthew Locke (arr. Josh Cirtina)    FlattConsort
Alex Paxton    ESTAMPIE

Duration: 90 minutes, no interval

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