‘Edward Gregson at 70’ concert to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 -

A concert given by the BBC Symphony Orchestra on 6 January to celebrate Edward Gregson’s 70th birthday is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s ‘Afternoon on 3’ on Tuesday 20 September from 15.00. British pianist Ronan O’Hora performs Homages, Edward Gregson’s rhythmic Concerto for Piano and Wind inspired by the piano concertos of Stravinsky, Bartók, … Continued

North American premiere of ‘Dream Song’ -

Edward Gregson’s large-scale symphonic work ‘Dream Song’ will receive its North American premieres in early June with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Bramwell Tovey. Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 for the ‘Mahler in Manchester’ Festival of 2010, the work reflects the composer’s relationship with Mahler’s music, in particular the 6th Symphony, the work which formed the main part … Continued

Edward Gregson on adjudicating duties -

Edward Gregson continues his 70th birthday celebrations with a number of adjudicating roles. On 15 April he will chair the jury for the BBC Radio 2 Young Brass Award 2016, to be held at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and broadcast live on the BBC’s Radio 2 national station. Then, on 19 April, … Continued

The Gregson Connection -

On Saturday 23rd April a concert will take place in Kettering featuring the Virtuosi GUS Band and the Belcanto Female Voice Choir, celebrating the 70th birthday of Edward Gregson, one of the foremost UK composers of his generation, and who for many years was also Principal of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. The … Continued

Gregson Festival to take place in Oslo -

The Norwegian Armed Forces Staff Band [Forsvarets Stabsmusikkorps] is hosting a mini-festival celebrating the music of Edward Gregson on April 9 at the Ridehuset, Akershus Fortress, Oslo. Three concerts of the Novello composer’s work will be presented by the Armed Forces Staff Band, the Oslo Brass Band and students from the Norwegian Academy of Music, directed by the … Continued

Black Dyke Band announces Edward Gregson as ‘Composer in Residence’ -

Black Dyke Band is thrilled to announce that through a three year initiative funded by Arts Council England, Edward Gregson has accepted the role of ‘Composer in Residence’. Edward Gregson is well known to the Black Dyke Band, having begun his association with the band in 1971 with the premier of his Horn Concerto. Other brass band … Continued