The Laurier Brass Ensemble perform `Earthrise’

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On 29 March the Laurier Brass Ensemble at the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario in Canada performed Nigel’s space epic `Earthrise’.
in thier Theatre Auditorium.

Barcelona Municipal Band under the baton of Douglas Bostock to perform “Samurai” in the New Year.

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Conductor Douglas Bostock will perform Nigel’s Japanese inspired work “Samurai” with Barcelona Municipal Band at the L’Auditori, Barcelona, Spain. The concert also features composers Yasuhide Ito, Philip Sparke, Alfred Reed and Isao Matsushita.

`Devil and the Hemlock Stone’ at the American Single Reed Summit

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On 28 October Laura Armstrong (Clarinet) performed `Devil and the Hemlock Stone’ at the American Single Reed Summit held at Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, USA

Fanfareorkest de Hoop Stellendam (Netherlands) perform `Earthrise’

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The Fanfareorkest de Hoop Stellendam (Netherlands) give a breath taking performance  of `Earthrise’ under the baton of conductor Arie Stolk at the fanfare band competition at Enschede (Netherlands) on the 8th December.

Hear this splendid performance on youtube at:

 

 

Conductor Arie Stolk rehearsing `Earthrise’ on the Dutch island of Stellendam

 

Salem Symphonic Winds perform “A Richer Dust”

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November 3 this year saw Salem Symphonic Winds in Oregon USA under the baton of John Skelton perform “A Richer Dust” with text by Malene Sheppard Skaerved. On this occasion the narrator was Suzanne Nance.

Conductor Dr John Skelton said of the performance “Rehearsing and performing A Richer Dust was one of the most profound experiences of my life! We had a very deep experience with the work. Thank you. It certainly took some time for the depth of the work to be understood by our ensemble. Many have told me how much they appreciate the opportunity to perform the work. Our soloist said on her Facebook page that it was the most difficult work she had ever performed. She also thanked me profusely for the opportunity to perform the work.”