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Over 20 Years of Premières by Fine Arts Brass

Supported by
PRS Foundation for new music

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1 May 1983 Jonty Harrison Sons Transmutant/Sans Transmutants Durham University
January 1985 Charles Camilleri Brass Quintet City Music Society, London
5 May 1985 John Casken Clarion Sea Cannon Hill Arts Centre, Birmingham
1 August 1985 Charles Dakin Sigel Leasowes Bank, Shropshire
22 Aug 1985 John Joubert Chamber Music Three Choirs Festival, Hereford
1 August 1987 Christopher Brown Images Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge - Cambridge Festival
September 1987 Guy Woolfenden Full Fathom Five Malvern College
18 September 1987 Colin Hand In Nomine IV Scunthorpe Music Club, St Lawrence's Church Hall Scunthorpe
21 Jan 1988 Philip Wilby Classic Images York Guildhall
11 July 1988 Malcolm Arnold Quintet No 2 Pittville Pump Rooms - Cheltenham Festival
11 July 1988 Robin Holloway Divertimento No 5 Pittville Pump Rooms - Cheltenham Festival
16 May 1989 Giles Swayne A Memory of Sky St Lawrence's Church, Hungerford
2 July 1989 Adrian Williams A Teilhard Meditation Aberystwyth University
18 July 1989 Stephen Dodgson Crossways Stratford-upon-Avon Festival
15 October 1989 Peter Fribbins Pavane and Fanfare Octagon Theatre, Watford
18 October 1989 Leonard Salzedo Toccata Op 109 Barber Institute, Birmingham University
23 May 1990 Ilona Sekacz The Adventures of Toad Malvern
17 July 1990 Michael Finnissy Obrecht Motet IV Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge
25 July 1990 William Mathias Summer Dances Fishguard High School - Fishguard Festival
18 July 1991 Michael Nyman Masque Arias University Debating Chamber - Cambridge Festival
November 1991 John Robert Brown Brass Quintet Leeds Grammar School
14 February 1992 David Catherwood Concertante Suite Armagh
18 July 1992 Philip Flood Movement and Repose Cheltenham Festival
18 July 1992 Stephen Dodgson Spice of Life Cheltenham Festival
21 July 1992 Rory Boyle Giochi di Sospiri Aberystwyth University
10 Nov 1992 Jonty Harrison Ottone Adrian Boult Hall
6 March 1993 Gordon McPherson Helensburgh Derive Helensburgh Music Club
31 May 1993 Tim Souster La Marche Malvern Festival Theatre
4 Aug 1993 Philip Wilby Partita on the Krakov Fanfare Harrogate Festival
3 June 1995 Nick Burt Daystar Bilton Grange School, Rugby
28 June 1995 Tansy Davies Keep on Keepin' on Gregynog Festival
28 June 1995 John Reeman Brass Quintet Gregynog Festival
11 July 1996 Julian Philips Brass Studies St Mary's Church Warwick - Warwick Festival
15 April 1997 Michael Berkeley Fantastic Mind Bodicote Parish Church, Oxon
6 December 1997 Graham Fitkin Trevor Linton Parish Church, Cambridge
15 Jan 2000 Christopher Gunning Fanfarade Beaconsfield Music Club, Beaconsfield High School
11 July 2001 Roxanna Panufnik Spirit Moves St Mary's Church, Warwick - Warwick Festival
19 Oct 2001 Wilfred Josephs Second Sonata for Quintet Shipston-on-Stour - Stratford English Music Festival
19 November 2001 Colin Matthews A Quick Start Sheffield Crucible Theatre
11 January 2002 John Woolrich Exploit in White Minehead Music Club
16 July 2002 Nicholas Sackman Time-piece Derby Guildhall Theatre - Sounds Interesting Series
4 July 2003 Michael Torke August Lichfield Festival
23 July 2003 Wilfred Heaton 5 Bagatelles for Brass Quintet Chester Festival
1 October 2003 Philip Wilby Igniting Breath 'The Venue', Leeds College of Music
6 February 2004 Stephen Dodgson Third Brass Quintet: 'Excursions' Leeds University
6 February 2004 Christopher Beardsley Brass Quintet Leeds University
9 May 2004 Sylvie Bodorova Vertumnus Leamington Festival
13 July 2004 Eddie McGuire Auriga: The Five Stars Carlisle International Festival
3 October 2004 Derek Smith Tomkins Tunes Worcester Concert Club
12 March 2005 John McLeod Chinese Whispers Stranraer Music for All
19 March 2005 Rory Boyle Elegy for the Black Bitch Linlithgow Arts Guild
1 July 2005 Philip Wilby A New World Dancing St Mary's Church, Warwick - Warwick Festival
7 July 2005 Paul Max Edlin 'tis enough Deal Festival
19 September 2005 John McCabe Hawk in Winter Light Flanders Festival
10 December 2005 Naji Hakim Jesu, Redemptor Omnium Winchester Cathedral
9 June 2006 John Gray Reflections on Prometheus
(with Backbeat Percussion Quartet)
Moray Spirit of Brass Festival
30 July 2006 Bernard van Beurden Around Five Venlo, Holland
1 October 2006 Stephen Roberts Breathless Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham University
10 March 2007 Mark Edgley-Smith Fanfares for Forgotten Occasions Cheltenham Contemporary Concerts
10 March 2007 John Woolrich The Mechanical Operation of the Spirit Cheltenham Contemporary Concerts
2 November 2007 Darrol Barry Brass Quintet Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
4 April 2008 Stephen Roberts Malvern Chase Suite Malvern Theatres with Chase Brass Band
22 September 2008 Ilona Sekacz The Adventures of Toad (2008) St Asaph Cathedral - North Wales International Music Festival
18 June 2009 Arthur Butterworth Sligo Fair St James' Church, Bramley - Bramley and Little London Festival
26 September 2009 Dagfinn Koch Doodlings for Brass Quintet Bergen, Norway - Brasswind Festival
7 July 2010 John McLeod Imagined Corners Carlisle Cathedral - Carlisle Festival
5 May 2011 Michael Alcorn Time's Arrow Belfast Music Society, Belfast Harbour Commission Office
1 July 2011 Christopher Bond Spark! Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
1 July 2011 Timothy Wilson Avidity Dora Stoutzker Hall, Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
16 July 2011 Philip Moore At The Round Earth's Imagined Corners Winchester Cathedral - Southern Cathedrals Festival
21 October 2011 Philip Wood Beckus Fanfare The Guildhall, Northampton
21 October 2011 Philip Wood Brass Quintet The Guildhall, Northampton
TBC Stephen Roberts Brass Quintet
2014 James MacMillan New work


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