St George The Martyr, Southwark

St George The Martyr, Southwark
Borough High Street, London, SE1 1JA
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Camac ElectroHarp Recital with Ailie Robertson

Borough New Music is delighted to collaborate with Camac Harps for this Camac ElectroHarp Featured Recital, performed by the award-winning Ailie Robertson. Ailie Robertson from Edinburgh is widely regarded as one of Scotland’s leading young traditional musicians. A five-time National Mod Gold Medalist and a BBC Radio…

Tue 22 Jan

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

A Dickens of a City

Photo: Marshalsea Prison Wall - © Ami French 2017 Guide number: 07982 132231 - please contact me if booking has closed, there might be room! Charles Dickens is the ultimate London writer; his is the authentic voice of the city. But how familiar are you with his London? Dickens portrays a city in transition as it…

Sun 3 Feb

£12 (£9) / 020 7928 5256

Booking is essential.

Sun 17 Feb

£12 (£9) / 020 7928 5256

Booking is essential.

Duo Bayanello (Cello & Accordion)

Listenpony, co-Guest Artistic Director for Borough New Music Series 16, introduces a duo of cello and accordion: Duo Bayanello. Three works in this concert have been commissioned by Listenpony for Duo Bayanello to perform. In addition, the cellist-composer Cecilia Bignall presents the world premiere of her work written…

Tue 7 May

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Eos Ensemble

Formed by Paul Evernden and Angela Najaryan, both Royal Academy of Music alumni with a passion for both new and old, the Eos Ensemble plays in different formations and alongside regular collaborators Thomas Ang and Pavel Timofeyevsky. In this concert, Ang, Evernden and Najaryan present works by Estonian, German, Catalan…

Tue 16 Apr

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Featured Composer – Ailie Robertson

Graham Neal (tenor) is joined by Borough New Music Series 17 Guest Artistic Director, Matthew Schellhorn (piano), in a programme of songs by Ian Wilson (b. 1964) and Gareth Treseder (b. 1985), whose 'Two French Songs' will receive its London Premiere. The main work in the concert, however, is a new commission by…

Tue 18 Jun

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Featured Composer – Anthony Green

Anthony Green's mammoth 35-minute Sonata no 4 (Homage to Sartre) forms the backbone of this intriguing recital from emerging Catalan pianist, Neus Peris. As part of Borough New Music Series 17 curated by the pianist Matthew Schellhorn, the concert also includes works by the composer-improviser Douglas Finch, Irish…

Tue 11 Jun

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Featured Composer – Francis Pott

The acclaimed cellist, Joseph Spooner, presents the world premiere of 'This is the Morning' (2016) by Francis Pott, alongside a performance of Pott's Cello Sonata (1995, rev. 2001), with Francis Pott himself at the piano. “Spooner is an excellent cellist and his opulent tones can tug at the listener’s heartstrings. He…

Tue 2 Apr

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Featured Composer – Gregory Emfietzis

The theatrical and energetic Metapraxis Ensemble perform two works by their Artistic Director and BNM Featured Composer Gregory Emfietzis, including the UK premiere of a new work. Emfietzis's work focusses on narrative in music, combining musical gestures, sound landscapes and extra-musical elements to reveal the story in…

Tue 29 Jan

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Featured Composer – Hollie Harding

Hollie Harding's music - described as “a breath of fresh air” by Andrew Kurowski - forms the backbone of this concert for flute and harp. Alongside this, the concert includes three recent works for flute and harp. David Heath's 'Beyond Dark' is a one-movement, three-section form, fast-slow-fast, and is influenced not only…

Tue 21 May

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Featured Composer – Nathanael Gubler

The award-winning pianist Laura Farré-Rozada performs key pieces of the contemporary solo piano repertoire: Unsuk Chin’s piano etudes, Dai Fujikura’s famous breakthrough piece “Frozen heat” and Anna Thorvaldsdottir’s hauntingly spacious “Scape”. In addition, a new piece by Borough New Music Guest Artistic director…

Tue 26 Mar

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Featured Composer – Tom Armstrong

The innovative composer Tom Armstrong brings together three established performers, Jane Chapman (harpsichord), James Woodrow (electric guitar) and Jeevan Rai (electronics) to perform a selection of his own catalogue, including two world premieres. Jane Chapman (harpsichord), James Woodrow (electric guitar), Jeevan Rai…

Tue 9 Apr

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Featured Instrument – Cello: Rebecca Hepplewhite

The cellist Rebecca Hepplewhite opens Series 17 of Borough New Music, curated by pianist Matthew Schellhorn. Her programme shows the versatility of the solo cello, with works ranging from Thea Musgrave to Sally Beamish, and including John Tavener’s beautiful 'Chant'. This lunchtime recital also includes two new…

Tue 4 Jun

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Featured Instrument – Saxophone: Gillian Blair & Lauryna Sableviciute

Gillian Blair and Lauryna Sableviciute present an exciting programme of works for saxophone and piano by young British female composers. This includes three works that Gillian has commissioned over the last few years, alongside 'Chasing Angels', a fascinating piece by Gillian's colleague Jenni Watson. Programme: Lucy…

Tue 19 Feb

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Featured Instrument – Voice: Rebecca Hardwick & William Cole

Classics of the repertoire of songs by living composers, including 'Five Eliot Landscapes' by Thomas Ades', nestle alongside music by emerging composers such as Oliver Brignall, George Chambers and Neil Thomas Smith. This eclectic programme also includes a world premiere by Lauren Redhead, written especially for the…

Tue 26 Feb

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Lisa Nelsen (flu

The Canadian-British flautist, Lisa Nelsen, performs music for solo flute by composers from Britain, America, Canada and France, in preparation for her new solo CD album. This includes works written specially for her, and works written by composers with whom she has worked closely, as well as classics of the solo flute…

Tue 23 Apr

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Listenpony at Borough New Music: George Fu (Piano)

Borough New Music's Co-Guest Artistic Director, Listenpony, presents a programme of recent commissions for solo piano, alongside works by established contemporary composers, all performed by George Fu. The programme mixes work by two American composers, Matthew Aucoin and Elliott Carter, with British composers such as…

Tue 28 May

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Music for Liberia: Kamilla Arku (Piano)

Since 2008, Music for Liberia has raised money for education in Liberia through concerts and events featuring world renowned classical, African and jazz musicians. Donations have enabled their charity partners to fund crucial work, including building libraries, supporting rural schools and providing accommodation for…

Tue 5 Feb

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

The New New Manchester Manchester School School

Thrilling trumpet virtuoso (and harlequin) Illiam Quane introduces London to the new “new Manchester “Manchester school”” school with a unique program by upcoming young composers yet to be discovered (all pieces written in the early 21st century). Illiam will join forces with saxophonist Isobel Williams and Aaron…

Tue 5 Mar

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Piano Duets

One piano, two performers, four hands the Artistic Director of Borough New Music, Clare Simmonds, and Guest Artistic Director, Matthew Schellhorn, present a varied programme of piano duets. Whilst many of the picees are taken from the ABRSM Spectrum series (edited by Thalia Myers), the programme also includes composers…

Tue 25 Jun

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Simon McCorry (Cello & Electronics)

McCorry employs the cello with looping and processing, interspersed with drone passages created from manipulated recordings of cathedral bells, to create "hypnotic chance music built up through the asynchronic layering of chord tones, interpolated pitches, and melodic fragments." (AMN Reviews). On one level the experience…

Tue 7 May

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Squib-box at Borough New Music

Squib-box will be revisiting their 'greatest hits' in an accelerated and reduced format. With a 'cast' of three composer/performers fulfilling multiple roles, selections of major works from squib's back catalogue will be resuscitated and explored anew. Possible works include Too Hot To Handel, first performed at Handel…

Tue 19 Mar

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

String Duos & Trios: Rarity, Gubler & Botbol

Led by cutting edge violinist Clarice Rarity, this concert includes an intriguing range of new trios and duos for viola, violin and cello, many of which will be world premieres. All presented by Royal College of Music alumnae instrumentalists. The programme includes both established composers such as Sciarrino and…

Tue 12 Mar

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Women on the Verge (2 sopranos & piano)

A Canadian collective of sopranos and piano, 'Women on the Verge', present three UK premieres in an eclectic programme of living Canadian composers. 'Women on the Verge' was formed in 2016 by American soprano Emily Martin, Canadian soprano Elizabeth McDonald and Canadian pianist Kathryn Tremills. The trio is connected by…

Tue 12 Feb

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

Young at Heart: Percussion with Rosie Bergonzi

Rosie Bergonzi is quickly developing a reputation for superb interactive, educational performances, in the UK and abroad. Her percussion skills, honed at Goldsmith's University and Guildhall School of Drama, draw in every audience because of her infectious enthusiasm. "I love passing on knowledge and skills to other…

Tue 30 Apr

Free admission / 020 7928 5256

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