Release of a new double CD of Edward Gregson’s music for brass band, to coincide with the composer’s 65th birthday.

Dream Song Premiere a Triumph -

Edward Gregson’s new work for the Bridgewater Hall’s ‘Mahler in Manchester’ Festival was recently premiered with great success.

Chandos Releases Download of Trombone Concerto -

Chandos Records have released a Download version of the Trombone Concerto
from the recent recording sessions with Peter Moore (BBC Young Musician of
the Year 2008) and the BBC Concert Orchestra.

Premier of Aztec Dances -

Edward Gregson’s new work for Recorder and Piano, Aztec Dances at a Manchester Midday Concert at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall.

In the Studio for new Chandos CD -

The BBC Concert Orchestra is due to record Volume 3 of Edward Gregson’s concertos for the Chandos label at the beginning of March

Premiere Recordings of Rococo Variations -

Three premiere recordings of Edward Gregson’s new work for brass band
Rococo Variations have recently been released – one from a live performance, the other two studio recordings.

Gregson’s Rococo Variations to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 -

Edward Gregson’s work for brass band, the Rococo Variations, is to be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on the 5th March, 2009. This is part of Radio 3’s coverage of the Royal Northern College of Music’s Festival of Brass 2009. The Rococo Variations will be played around 4.30pm (UK time) as part of the Afternoon … Continued

Gregson Receives Honorary Doctorate from Manchester University -

Edward Gregson was conferred an Honorary Doctor of Music from the University of Manchester at a recent ceremony held at the University. He was presented by Professor Philip Grange, himself a composer and Head of the Music Department at the University. The Doctorate was awarded in recognition of his international reputation as a composer and … Continued

Brass Herald Article on Edward Gregson -

Edward Gregson talks to Rebecca Agnew at the Brass Herald magazine about his work the Rococo Variations. The article starts: “September 2008 is a very significant month for Edward Gregson. It will be the first time in decades that he hasn’t had to return to an academic post after the long summer vacation, having just … Continued

Classical Music Magazine Article on Edward Gregson -

Edward Gregson talks to journalist Robert Beale in the current issue of Classical Music (Sept 13 issue) about his time as Principal of the Royal Northern College of Music, a position he held for twelve years and from which he retired this July. He reflects on his successes and frustrations in a candid interview, discusses … Continued

Metamorphoses on BBC Radio 3 Concert This Tuesday -

This coming Tuesday (7th October, 2008) as part of the BBC Radio 3’s Play to the Nation series which celebrates amateur orchestras across the UK, Wilmslow Symphony Orchestra will be performing Gregson’s Metamorphoses. BBC Radio 3‘s Performance on 3 starts at 7pm (UK time) with a performance of Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 1 and No. 3 … Continued