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.