2015

 

Thursday 30th April - 7.30pm  Queen Anne's school, Caversham

Workshops and performance with the Alluna Ensemble - Programme to include 'Pierrot Lunaire' by Arnold Schoenberg.

 

5th-6th April - Royal Irish Academy of Music, Dublin, Ireland

Workshops and performance with the Alluna Ensemble - Programme to include 'Pierrot Lunaire' by Arnold Schoenberg.

 

Wednesday 6th April - 8.30pm Odessa Club, Dublin

Performance with the Alluna Ensemble - Programme to include excerpts of 'Pierrot Lunaire' by Arnold Schoenberg as part of Kaleidoscope, Dublin.

 

Thursday 7th April - 7.30pm Crane Lane Theatre, Cork, Ireland

Performance with the Alluna Ensemble - Programme to include Schoenberg and Schubert as part of a Kaleidoscope Night.

 

Wednesday 13th May - 7.30pm  Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York

Concert with Mantras (two-piano duo) - Programme:

-Study no. 6 (arr. Adès) by Nancarrow

-Three pieces for two pianos by Ligeti

-Mantra by Stockhausen

(with Alex Wilson, piano)

 

Sunday 17th May - 4pm  St Johns, Waterloo

Concerto performance with the Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Fardell.  Programme:

-Festival Overture by Shostakovich

-Piano Concerto No. 1 by Tchaikovsky

-Symphony No. 5 by Prokofiev

 

Friday 12th June - 7.45pm  Purcell Room, Southbank Centre

Solo performance of John McCabe's 'Evening Harmonies' and 'Scrunch'.  As part of the PLG memorial concert for the composer-pianist. Concert will be broadcast by BBC Radio 3.

 

28th September - 2nd October Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium

Residency with Aisha Orazbayeva (violin) at the Orpheus Research Festival 2015. Working with Christian Wolff on a new violin/piano piece.

 

Thursday 8th October - 7pm Pianodrom Festival, Tirana, Albania

Solo recital - works by Thomas Simaku, Christian Mason, Xenakis, Bartók, and Debussy

 

Monday 12th October - 7.45pm Luton Music Club

Solo recital featuring Katherine Birtles (flute) - Programme to include works by Debussy, Feldman, Messiaen, Bartók, Roxburgh, and Liszt.

 

Saturday 17th October - 7.30pm Ripley Recitals, Bromley

Solo recital - Bartók/Debussy/Beethoven/Chopin

 

Monday 9th November - 7pm Mansfield Street, London

Violin/piano recital with Aisha Orazbayeva - Programme to include Sonata in A major by César Franck

 

Thursday 10th December - 1pm St John's Smith Square

Solo recital - works by Debussy, Bartók, Liszt, Matthews, Feldman, and 'Darling Eve in the Evil Garden' by Simon Holt (world premiere).  Supported by the Britten-Pears Foundation.

 

Monday 14th December - 7pm Travellers Club, Pall Mall

Private violin/piano recital with Aisha Orazbayeva (violin)

2016

Friday 8th January - 6.30pm National Gallery, Trafalgar Square

Solo performance - Goyescas (book II) by Grenados.  As part of a new Goya exhibition.

 

Friday 29th January - 1pm University of Kent

Performance with the Octandre Ensemble - To include works by Xenakis, Messiaen, Berg, and Simaku.

 

4th-5th February Bristol University

Composition workshops and a performance of Messiaen's 'Quartet for the End of Time' - with the Octandre Ensemble.

 

Thursday 11th February Queen Mary University, London

Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire with ALLUNA plus a workshop with student composers.  More info here.

 

Tuesday 16th February - 5pm University of Birmingham

Performance with Aisha Orazbayeva (violin) for CrossCurrents Festival - Programme: For John Cage by Morton Feldman.  More info here.

 

Thursday 18th February - 1pm University of Sussex

Solo recital - Xenakis/Stringer/Hughes/Holt

 

Friday 19th February - 7.30pm Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York

Solo recital - Debussy/Feldman/Xenakis/Bartók/Holt/Stringer.  More info here.

 

Tuesday 15th March - 6pm University of Birmingham

Lecture recital - 'On Memory' by Michael Zev Gordon

 

21st-22nd March - Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York

Recording - Thomas Simaku potrait CD to be released on Naxos.

 

Sunday 3rd April - 7.30pm St John's Smith Square, London

Performance with the Octandre Ensemble - Programme to include works by Feldman, Mason, Tenney, Denyer, and Webern

 

Sunday 17th April - 3pm CODA music club

Solo recital - Chopin Ballade No. 4; Beethoven Op. 2 No. 2; Debussy 'Images II'; Messiaen Île de feu 1; Liszt 'Les cloches de Genève

 

Wednesday 27th April - 7.30pm Wigmore Hall, London

Performance of 'Rerendered' by Simon Steen-Andersen for piano + 2 assistants. Assisting Rolf Hind (with Siwan Rhys)

 

Tuesday 3rd May - 8pm Kammer Klang, Cafe Oto

violin/piano music by Christian Wolff - For 1, 2, or 3 People; Wade in the Water (world premiere).  With Aisha Orazbayeva (violin). More details here.

 

Monday 23rd May - 1pm University of Arts, Kent

Workshop and performance of student works with the Octandre Ensemble.

 

Monday 13th June - Potsdam, Berlin

Workshop and performance - to include works by Michael Zev Gordon.

 

Thursday 16th June - 7.30pm Association of Irish Composers, Dublin

Solo and violin/piano performance - To include works by Cage, Webern, Schoenberg, Ligeti, Dennehy, Volans, Wolff.  With Aisha Orazbayeva (violin).

 

Saturday 18th June Listen At Arthur's, Dublin

Piano/violin performance - Improv set.  With Aisha Orazbayeva (violin).  More details here.

 

Thursday 7th July - Tuesday 12th July Cheltenham Festival Composer Academy

Residency with Alex Wilson (2-piano duo) - Giving workshops and performances of new works at the Cheltenham Festival Composer Academy.

 

Saturday 3rd September - 12pm and 3pm BBC Proms At Multi-Storey Car Park, Peckham

Performance with the Multi-Storey Orchestra

 

Monday 10th October - 8pm Little Missenden Festival

Schumann/Kurtág/Simpson/Schoenberg - with the Octandre Ensemble and Lore Lixenberg

Sunday 16th October - 8.30pm The Shoe Factory, Nicosia (Cyprus)

Ives/Scarlatti/Mason/Xenakis/Liszt/Simaku/Messiaen

Solo performance at the International Pharos Contemporary Music Festival

More details here

 

Thursday 27th October - 1pm University of Manchester

Lunchtime concert - Xenakis/Debussy/Barden/Holt

Followed by workshop with student composers

Details here

Sunday 30th October - 8pm Studio 8, Berlin

Michael Winter - Preliminary Thoughts