Martin Mortimer is delighted to announce that the test piece for the British Open Championship of September 2008 will be a new work from Edward Gregson. Entitled Rococo Variations this work, which is a joint commission by The Open and the Norwegian Brass Band Federation, with help from The Co-operative, will be Gregson’s first commissioned … Continued
Edward Gregson is to be guest conductor at a special concert at the University of Manchester on Saturday 26th April.
On the 17th April, Edward Gregson is to give a guest lecture at the University of Manchester on his music.
In February 2008, two Gregson works are to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The premiere broadcast of the revised version of Variations on Laudate Dominum will be on ‘Afternoon on Three’ between 3.30pm and 4pm on February 29th, 2008. On Monday 25th February, Prelude for an Occassion will be broadcast at some time between … Continued
Brett Baker, Principal Trombone of Black Dyke Band and reknowned soloist, has recorded Edward Gregson’s Divertimento for trombone and piano on the Polyphonic label. This is the premiere commercial recording of the work, written in 1968 when Gregson had just completed his studies at the Royal Academy of Music.
A Song for Chris is being performed at the RNCM in October.
Following the highly successful CD release of Gregson concertos on the Chandos label in 2003, three more concertos are due to be recorded in September 2007 by the same company.
The long awaited new edwardgregson.com site is now live!
Gregson’s Cello Concerto is being broadcast on ‘Afternoon on 3’ in June on BBC Radio 3
Edward Gregson has written a new work for oboe and percussion entitled Shadow of Paradise which has just been released on CD.
Edward Gregson’s new concerto for cello and chamber orchestra will receive its world premiere at the RNCM Manchester International Cello Festival on Thursday, 3 May.
Edward Gregson’s new saxophone concerto will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on Tuesday, 30th May at 2pm.
Edward Gregson has written a new saxophone concerto which will receive its world premiere at the final concert of Sonic Skylines in Manchester.
Two new Cds have been released, one from Doyen and the other from Naxos containing works by Edward Gregson.
Edward Gregson’s 60th Birthday Portrait concert will be held on Friday 17 June at the Royal Northern College of Music
Two publications name the recording of Edward Gregson’s ‘The Trumpets of the Angels’ CD of the Year 2004
We are pleased to announce that there are now nearly 70 audio clips available at Edward Gregson’s official site – www.edwardgregson.com – almost an hours worth of material.
At the start of his 60th birthday year, Edward Gregson is to be one of the featured composers at the 2005 RNCM Festival of Brass from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd January.
Over 60 audio clips are now available of Edward Gregson’s music on www.edwardgregson.com.
The Black Dyke Brass Band have recorded the CD – ‘The Trumpets of the Angels’ on the Doyen label.