Listen to a discussion between Mark Good, editor of British Bandsman, and Edward Gregson as he chats about what he calls ‘the obsession with contesting’ and how it’s time to rebalance our thinking in order to ensure that bands can rightly be taken seriously in the wider musical world. The podcast is now live and … Continued
BBC Radio 3 is to broadcast two concerts featuring works by Edward Gregson performed by the BBC Philharmonic and conducted by Ben Gernon. On Monday 29 June you can hear a performance of the Euphonium Concerto with soloist David Childs, and on Tuesday 30 June the premiere performance of A Vision in a Dream (concerto … Continued
Edward Gregson’s new CD, Music of the Angels – works for Symphonic Brass and Percussion, is to be released on Friday 27 March on the Chandos label. This new CD was recorded at the Henry Wood Hall in London last June, and features London Brass, joined by a line-up of many of the top professional … Continued
The premiere of Edward Gregson’s ‘A Vision in a Dream – Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra’ was performed by soloist Jennifer Galloway, accompanied by the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Ben Gernon, at Leeds Town Hall on Saturday 8 February.
Edward Gregson has composed ‘Notes Between Friends’, commissioned by the BBC for Radio 4’s PM programme, a piece he says has both European and British dimensions. In 1973, Gregson wrote a brass piece named ‘Fanfare for Europe’ when the UK joined the EU’s forerunner the European Economic Community. He says this new work, written to … Continued