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Melissa Bradshaw

Guildhall School of Music & Drama announces autumn 2019 season

3:31, 29th July 2019

Guildhall School of Music & Drama has announced its music and live events season for autumn 2019.

Highlights include:

  • Showcases of new music: Guildhall Session Orchestra performs newly commissioned music for the Illuminated River Project; an evening of works by head of composition Julian Philips; and a residency from Quatuor Bozzini
  • Alice Farnham conducts Haydn’s rarely performed La Fedeltà Premiata
  • Concerts in Barbican Hall featuring works by Rachmaninov, Gershwin and Duke Ellington; Sibelius and Mahler
  • Guildhall School musicians perform alongside international artists including Alison Balsom, Richard Tognetti, Thomas Søndergård and Julian Joseph
  • Live events including video projection and light & sound installation projects at Museum of London, Tower Bridge and Hestercombe Gardens
  • Almunna Lucy Parham’s original composer portrait of Clara Schumann, performed in the composer’s bicentenary year, with narrators Lesley Sharp and Sir Simon Russell Beale
  • Collaborations with the London Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Guest artists including Sir Willard White, Kirill Gerstein, Joan Rodgers CBE and members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic – working with Guildhall musicians in public masterclasses

For further information and booking visit www.gsmd.ac.uk.

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