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
Edward Gregson’s Of Distant Memories chosen as test piece for the Norwegian National Brass Band Championships 2015
Edward Gregson begins his 70th birthday year celebrations with a world première and six works featured in the RNCM Festival of Brass
New fanfare commissioned for Manchester’s High Sheriff
Flourish for an Occasion to be performed at the MPA Christmas Lunch
Edward Gregson chaired the jury of the PRS for Music/ESO Composing Competition
Edward Gregson’s recent concerto for flute and ensemble, Aztec Dances, is to be broadcast next Tuesday 28 October at around 4.05 pm, on the BBC Radio 3 programme ‘Afternoon on 3’.
The famous Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra (TKWO), under the baton of Maestro Douglas Bostock, will be performing Edward Gregson’s evergreen symphonic suite ‘The Sword and the Crown’ this coming Sunday at Tokyo’s Metropolitan Hall.
A new work, commissioned by the English Schools’ Orchestra and funded by PRS for Music, was premiered at a concert in London in November.
New Release of Gregson’s orchestral music on the Chandos label
On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 26-28 May, BBC Radio 3 will be broadcasting three works by Edward Gregson on their ‘Afternoon on 3′ programme.
Edward Gregson’s newly orchestrated version of his Horn Concerto is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 next Monday 20 January at 3pm. The soloist is Paul Klein with the Ulster Orchestra conducted by Takuo Yuasa.
Edward Gregson recently attended the Belgium premiere of his symphony for brass band.
Edward Gregson is to be the featured composer at the forthcoming NABBA contest to be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Saturday 12 April.
Edward Gregson recently spent three days in BBC Media City’s state of the art recording studio with the BBC Philharmonic and Bramwell Tovey, recording a new disc of his orchestral music (Volume 4 for the Chandos label).
Edward Gregson’s new orchestral version of the Horn Concerto, originally written in 1971 for brass band, is to receive its premiere in the Ulster Hall, Belfast, on Friday 30 August from Paul Klein (horn) and the Ulster Orchestra conducted by Takuo Yuasa. It will be given as part of a BBC Invitation Concert and will be broadcast later in the year on BBC Radio 3.
Premiere of new version of Trombone Concerto