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Howells Cello Concerto Review

The Telegraph – 10th July 2016 Herbert Howells, Cheltenham Festival  – Four starsAll premieres are exciting, but to hear the long-delayed premiere of a piece by one of Britain’s best-loved composers is a particular thrill. Here was the Cello Concerto … Continue reading

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A moment of Howells history

How the English composer’s Cello Concerto is set to be performed for the first time ever in concert An interview with Jonathan for BBC Music Magazine has been published at http://www.classical-music.com/article/moment-howells-history Tickets for the premiere at The Cheltenham Festival are available … Continue reading

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Herbert Howells Premiere in Gloucester

ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Gloucester Cathedral as part of The Cheltenham Music Festival Saturday 9th July 2016 Martin André – conductor VAUGHAN WILLIAMS – Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis IVOR GURNEY – 2 Songs: “By a Bierside” and “In … Continue reading

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The Organ Works of Sir George Dyson – Some thoughts

Daniel Cook (Westminster Abbey) has just recorded Dyson’s Complete Organ Music for Priory (available here). Here are my notes for the recording… Sir George Dyson (1883 – 1964) was one of the foremost British composers and educators in the first … Continue reading

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Saxton, Howells & Bach – at Queen’s College Oxford

Organ Recital at The Queen’s College, Oxford Wednesday 14thOctober 2015 – 1:10pm Dr Jonathan Clinch Birmingham University Programme Canzona (BWV 588) – J. S. Bach (1685-1750) from the third part of the Clavier Übung:                                              Kyrie, Gott Vater in Ewigkeit … Continue reading

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Howells Concerto Reviewed

The Gramophone have reviewed the recent recording of Herbert Howells’ Cello Concerto: Read it here. For full details of the project – select the Cello Concerto tab above.

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Guest Blog: The Gramophone

The Gramophone have just published my blog on completing Herbert Howells’ Cello Concerto.  Available here.  The recording itself is available on Amazon.

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