Saturday 17 December 2022, 8pm

MUSIC FOR TRUMPETS, BASS CLARINETS & SAXOPHONES

£18 £16 Advance £10 MEMBERS

WITH REBECCA TOAL, CHARLOTTE KEEFFE, DAWID FRYDRYK, HANNAH SHILVOCK, RAYMOND BRIEN, YONI SILVER, JULIE KJAER, CHRIS CUNDY, JASON ALDER, ROB BURTON, TIM HODGKINSON

Three trumpets, six bass clarinets, four saxophones, and two clarinets in E♭ with new and contemporary pieces by Morton Feldman, Gérard Grisey, Giacinto Scelsi, John Cage, Peter Maxwell Davies, including “Doe of Stars” a duo for trumpet and baritone saxophone as well as “Theatrum Mundi” for three trumpets, two alto saxophones, two clarinets in E♭, two bass clarinets, one soprano and one baritone saxophone, by Thanos Chrysakis, and new ensemble works by Chris Cundy and Tim Hodgkinson.

PROGRAMME
- Five [ one trumpet + two alto saxophones + two bass clarinets ] John Cage
[ Rebecca Toal, Julie Kjaer, Rob Burton, Chris Cundy, Yoni Silver ] 5:05 min.
- Azure [ soprano saxophone ] Thanos Chrysakis, [ Rob Burton ] 14 min.
- A Very Short Trumpet Piece [ trumpet ] Morton Feldman [ Rebecca Toal ] 5 min.
- Anubis [ contra bass clarinet ] Gérard Grisey [ Jason Alder ] 8 min.
- Tre Studi [ clarinet in E♭ ] Giacinto Scelsi [ Raymond Brien ] 12 min.
- Theatrum Mundi [ three trumpets, two alto saxophones, two clarinets in E♭, two bass clarinets, one soprano saxophone, one baritone saxophone ] Thanos Chrysakis [ Rebecca Toal, Charlotte Keeffe, Dawid Frydryk, Tim Hodgkinson, Julie Kjaer, Chris Cundy, Yoni Silver, Rob Burton, Jason Alder - conducting : Leo Geyer ] 16 min.

*****Break*****

- Sonatina [ trumpet ] Peter Maxwell Davies [ Charlotte Keeffe ] 2:50 min.
- Doe of Stars [ trumpet + baritone saxophone ] Thanos Chrysakis, [ Rebecca Toral, Jason Alder ] 12 min.
- Maknongan [ baritone saxophone ] Giacinto Scelsi [ Jason Alder ] 4:30 min.
- New Ensemble Piece [ tba ] Chris Cundy [ tba ] 10 min.
- New Solo Alto Saxophone Piece [ alto saxophone ] Julie Kjaer 8 min.
- New Ensemble Piece [ tba ] Tim Hodgkinson [ tba ] 15 min.

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