Dream Song Premiere a Triumph

Edward Gregson’s new work for the Bridgewater Hall’s ’Mahler in Manchester’ Festival was recently premiered with great success. The BBC commissioned the work to preface a performance of Mahler’s Sixth Symphony. Entitled Dream Song, it was given its premiere on March 27 by the BBC Philharmonic, conducted by Gianandrea Noseda. The work was broadcast at the beginning of May on BBC Radio 3 on its evening concert series slot,

Performance on 3. The composer received a tremendous ovation at the conclusion of the performance.

Dream Song is a 20 minute work for large orchestra, dramatic in structure and content. …

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Chandos Releases Download of Trombone Concerto

Chandos Records have released a Download version of the Trombone Concerto
from the recent recording sessions with Peter Moore (BBC Young Musician of
the Year 2008) and the BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Bramwell Tovey.

The full CD will be released in February 2011 and will also include
Gregsons Cello Concerto – A Song for Chris – as well as his early ‘Music
for Chamber Orchestra’ and ‘Two Pictures’ for string orchestra.

The Trombone Concerto Download page is here.

Photo at Trombone Concerto Recording
Left to Right: Edward Gregson with Bramwell Tovey (conductor) and Guy Johnston (cello), with the BBC Concert Orchestra, during recording …

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