Robert Beale, music critic of the Manchester Evening News and a regular contributor to Classical Music magazine, chose Gregson’s String Quartet as one of his favourite premieres of 2015: One new work I would certainly have put in this slot was Edward Gregson’s string quartet (premiered by the Navarra Quartet in January for Manchester Mid-day … Continued
The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be performing Gregson’s Concerto for Piano and Wind (‘Homages’) at a Maida Vale Invitation Concert on Wednesday 6 January at 2.30pm. The piano soloist will be Ronan O’Hora, and the BBCSO will be conducted by Michael Collins (for whom Gregson wrote his Clarinet Concerto, and who is now forging an … Continued
In celebration of his recent 70th birthday, Edward Gregson is to be the guest of honour at the Swedish Brass Band Festival, to be held in Varnamo, Sweden, from 13-15 November. All the set test pieces to be played at the festival are by him, and there will also be music from his pen at … Continued
This November BBC Radio 2 is celebrating the 70th birthday of composer Edward Gregson. Gregson met with BBC broadcaster and conductor Frank Renton in October and these interviews will be broadcast on BBC Radio 2’s “Listen To The Band” on Thursday 5 and Thursday 12 November 2015 at 23:30. Gregson speaks to Frank Renton about … Continued
Edward Gregson prepares a new version of his Symphony in two movements, originally written for brass band, for symphonic brass and percussion.
Navarra Quartet gives the first performance of Edward Gregson’s String Quartet
Edward Gregson returns to Toronto for the 2015 Festival of Brass