Edward Gregson talks to Rebecca Agnew at the Brass Herald magazine about his work the Rococo Variations. The article starts: “September 2008 is a very significant month for Edward Gregson. It will be the first time in decades that he hasn’t had to return to an academic post after the long summer vacation, having just … Continued
Edward Gregson talks to journalist Robert Beale in the current issue of Classical Music (Sept 13 issue) about his time as Principal of the Royal Northern College of Music, a position he held for twelve years and from which he retired this July. He reflects on his successes and frustrations in a candid interview, discusses … Continued
This coming Tuesday (7th October, 2008) as part of the BBC Radio 3’s Play to the Nation series which celebrates amateur orchestras across the UK, Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra will be performing Gregson’s Metamorphoses. BBC Radio 3‘s Performance on 3 starts at 7pm (UK time) with a performance of Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 1 and No. 3 … Continued
Edward Gregson has written a new song entitled Remember, a setting of a poem by Christina Rossetti scored for scored for soprano, recorder, oboe, violin and cello.
Black Dyke Band have just released a new CD on the Doyen label entitled Essential Dyke Volume 8. The main work on the disc is the revised version of Gregson’s Variations on Laudate Dominum, which the same band premiered at the 2008 RNCM Festival of Brass under the baton of the conductor. Gregson has added … Continued
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A new version of Edward Gregson’s Horn Concerto for large wind ensemble is to be premiered at the International Horn Symposium to be held at the University of Denver, Lamont School of Music, on 26 July 2008. The soloist will be Frank Lloyd with the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts Wind Ensemble. The publisher … Continued
Manchesters Bridgewater Hall is the venue for the Manchester premiere on Thursday
July 3rd of Edward Gregson’s ‘symphony’ for chorus and orchestra The Dance, forever the Dance
Martin Mortimer is delighted to announce that the test piece for the British Open Championship of September 2008 will be a new work from Edward Gregson. Entitled Rococo Variations this work, which is a joint commission by The Open and the Norwegian Brass Band Federation, with help from The Co-operative, will be Gregson’s first commissioned … Continued
Edward Gregson is to be guest conductor at a special concert at the University of Manchester on Saturday 26th April.
On the 17th April, Edward Gregson is to give a guest lecture at the University of Manchester on his music.
In February 2008, two Gregson works are to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The premiere broadcast of the revised version of Variations on Laudate Dominum will be on ‘Afternoon on Three’ between 3.30pm and 4pm on February 29th, 2008. On Monday 25th February, Prelude for an Occassion will be broadcast at some time between … Continued