FORTHCOMING EVENTS 2019
27th September at 13.00 pm
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St, Brighton BN1 1AF (free admission)
Siân Philipps, violin and Constance Chow, piano will be playing music by Wellesz, Mendelssohn, Grace Williams and John Hawkins
October 5th 2.30 pm
Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St, Brighton BN1 1AF
(£10 – concessions £6. Free for under 16s)
A concert in celebration of New Music Brighton’s 25th anniversary,
played by members of NMB
October 12th 5.30 pm
The Crypt Gallery, 23 Church St, Seaford BN25 1HD (£8.50 – including interval wine/soft drinks & cake)
The Ashworth and Rattenbury Guitar Duo will play music ranging from Vivaldi to Granados and Machado.
They will also include two pieces by Phil Baker.
November 15th 7.30 pm in collaboration with Music & Wine at St Luke’s (£7 – free for under 16s)
St Luke’s church, Queen’s Park Road, BN2 9ZB (in collaboration with Music and Wine at St Luke’s)
Ivana Peranic, ‘cello and and Rachel Fryer, piano
A programme of music for ’cello and piano including pieces by Debussy, Lili Boulanger and members of New Music Brighton
On Saturday 22 June an NMB concert, for solo and duo guitars, was at the Friends’ Meeting House, Ship St., Brighton. The guitarists were Jon Rattenbury and Brian Ashworth. The programme included pieces by NMB members Phil Baker, Patrick Harrex, Guy Richardson, Peter Copley, John Hawkins and Barry Mills.
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 Blackshaw 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