36. Future Song: Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Ross Griffey, Martin Suckling & Stephen Newbould

18 October 2019, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Composers Cheryl Frances-Hoad, Ross Griffey and Martin Suckling, all of whom have newly-commissioned works being premiered in the Festival, take part in a discussion led by Stephen Newbould, CEO of Spitalfields Music and formerly of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. They discuss their own work, but also wider questions of style, perception and reception of new music and song in particular.

Cheryl Frances-Hoad's new work Endless Forms Most Beautiful will be peformed this evening at 5.45pm in the Museum of Natural History, with the Gildas Quartet and soprano Carola Darwin. Full details here.

Martin Suckling's new cycle The Tuning will be performed by Marta Fontanals Simmons and Christopher Glynn on Saturday 19 October. Full details here.

Ross Griffey's new work will be performed by Nicholas Mogg and Christopher Glynn on Monday 21 October. Full details here.

Cheryl Frances-Hoad's new setting of Baudelaire, Une Charogne, will be performed by Jess Dandy and Sholto Kynoch on Wednesday 23 October. Full details here.


11 October 2019 | 10:00am

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37. Nature's Beauty: James Newby & Simon Lepper
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