Premiere of ‘The World Rejoicing’ is postponed for a year -

The premiere of Edward Gregson’s test piece The World Rejoicing, commissioned by five countries for their National Brass Band competitions, has been postponed for a year because of the ongoing uncertain situation with the Covic-19 pandemic.  The premiere will now take place in Birmingham (at The British Open) in September 2021, followed by the various … Continued

Edward Gregson to appear on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ programme -

Edward Gregson will be interviewed by Sean Rafferty on BBC Radio 3’s live drive-time programme, In Tune, on Wednesday 16 September at approximately 17.15. The programme is streamed live on the BBC Radio 3 website and will be available as ‘audio on demand’ for 30 days after the broadcast

New CD released on the Naxos label -

Edward Gregson’s new Naxos CD recording, Complete Music for Solo Piano is being released today and features celebrated pianist Murray McLachlan (making his debut on the Naxos label).  The recording was made at The Stoller Hall in Manchester in January 2020. Murray McLachlan says of Edward Gregson’s piano music that ‘he knows the importance of … Continued

BBC Radio 3’s Afternoon Concerts to feature Gregson works -

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

‘Music of the Angels’ – new CD release -

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

Notes Between Friends – a piece to mark the UK leaving the EU -

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