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This week sees two premieres for Richard Whalley at this year’s New Music North West a showcase for new music staged by the Royal Northern College of Music. On Thursday 16th November, the Netherlands-based Ebonit Saxophone quartet will perform Refugees Welcome ♥ premiere, alongside Christian Chamoun War Machine and fellow CE composer Kevin Malone’s The Water-Protectors (world première). Refugees …

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Theatrical puppetry company Vertebra present a new production At the heart of things inspired by Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis at The Cockpit, London with music by Gregory Emfietzis. Featuring contact improvisation, visual imagery, garbage film and devised text, At the heart of things creates a contemporary adaptation that dives into female sexuality, queer identity and homophobia. In a …

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William Slingsby-Duncome of the Ducasse Trio talks to us about commissioning Charlotte Bray’s Chant for clarinet, violin and piano ahead of the premiere on 17th November, London. Q. You formed The Ducasse Trio in 2010 as students at the Paris Conservatoire. What brought you together and how has your relationship evolved? Fiachra and I met as …

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The Premiere of Philip Cashian’s Leonora Pictures takes place in Manchester on Friday 17th November alongside a performance of Richard Whalley’s Wonderland. Commissioned by Manchester-based ensemble Psappha with support from the PRS for Music Foundation Composers’ Fund Leonora Pictures takes inspiration from the fantastical characters and landscapes of Lancashire-born surrealist artist Leonora Carrington and written to showcase Psappha’s …

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Liz Lane A different kind of urbanThe Open University Choir have commissioned A different kind of urban, a new work for choir, brass ensemble and percussion to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Milton Keynes and will be performed alongside here Antiphonary under the direction of Bill Strang who is in his 40th year as conductor. A different kind of urban sets specially commissioned text …

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