On Saturday 8th June at 18:00 at St. Mary’s Church, 61 St. James’s Street, Kemptown, Brighton BN2 1PR Ivana Peranic and Jon Rattenbury perform duos and solo works for cello and guitar, including music by NMB members Patrick Harrex and Phil Baker. Other pieces include works by Henry Eccles, de Falla and Villa-Lobos.
On Sunday 16th June at 18:00 at Hamsey Church, Hamsey, Lewes BN8 5TB, a quartet from Musicians of All Saints will perform ‘Meditations on Gibbons’ 20th Fantasia’ by Guy Richardson, plus quartets by Haydn and Frank Bridge.
Our events for 2018 started with a concert given by The Duruflé Trio, flute, viola and piano, on June 17th at St Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park Road, Brighton. Several pieces by NMB composers were included in their programme.
The second event was a memorial concert for Malcolm Lipkin, one of our original members, who died in 2017. This took place on October 6th at St Anne’s Church, Lewes. Musicians within NMB performed a selection of Malcolm’s works.
Our third event was Ellie Backshaw Violin & Viola & Ric Graebner Piano playing NMB music at the Friends Meeting House on
Our fourth event was a collaboration with CoMA (Contemporary Music for All) Sussex, an ensemble which includes musicians with a wide variety of abilities and who perform works using flexible instrumental and/or vocal line-ups.
We were also in collaboration with the experimental clarinetist Luca Luciano to develop a project combining clarinet ( using extended techniques), dance, lighting and electronics.
November 17 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm £6 – £10
John Hawkins | Cortège?, Phil Baker | Laments from Aleppo No 1, 2 and 4
Patrick Harrex | Duo, Barry Mills | Rondo (solo violin)
Dudley Hyams | Cross-Correspondences, Peter Copley | Sonatina
Ric Graebner | Favoloso
Five Bagatelles for oboe & piano
Pierrot Dances for viola and piano
Little Suite for flute & piano
Duo for violin & cello
a selection from the 8 Nocturnes for piano
The performers will be Members
and Friends of New Music Brighton:
Terence Allbright, piano
Ellie Blackshaw, violin and viola
Stephanie Cant, piano
Peter Copley, cello
Caroline Collingridge, flute
Ric Graebner, piano
Elen Morgan-Williams, oboe
Sat. Oct 6th 2018 3.00pm
St Anne’s Church, Lewes.
Our next concert, The Duruflé Trio play new music from New Music Brighton composers, C P E Bach, Arnold Bax
& William Alwyn
Terence Allbright | Interlude
William Alwyn | Flute and Piano Sonata
CPE Bach | Trio in A minor
Phil Baker | An Epiphany of Silence – Prelude
Arnold Bax | Legend for Viola and Piano
J C Clark | Trio brevissimo
Ric Graebner | Sphygmomania 111-76
Patrick Harrex | Invention – confused canon
John Hawkins | Romantique
John Petley | Pastorale from Sonata for flute and piano
Guy Richardson | Quest
Rosie Bowker flute
Henrietta Hill viola
Clare Simmonds piano
Tickets also available on the door.
Sun 17 June 2018 17:00
St Luke’s Church, Queen’s Park Road. Brighton, BN2 9ZB