Date: Saturday 28th October 2017, 5.00pm
Venue: St. Nicholas Church, Brighton (BN1 3LJ)
Friends Meeting House, Brighton, 2.30pm
A concert in celebration of New Music Brighton’s 25th anniversary, played by members of NMB
St Luke’s church, Brighton 7.30pm (in collaboration with Music and Wine at St Luke’s)
Ivana Peranic, ‘cello and and Rachel Fryer, piano
A varied programme of music for ’cello and piano including works 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 at 3pm. 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.