Grace-Evangeline Mason Glass Cathedrals
Webern Concerto for Nine Instruments
Matthew Grouse wood.pulse
Mark-Anthony Turnage Black Milk world premiere
Berg Chamber Concerto
The highlight of tonight’s packed programme is a major new work from one of our country’s greatest living composers. Commissioned by Psappha and written for incomparable jazz singer Ian Shaw and a 16-strong ensemble, Mark-Anthony Turnage’s Black Milk receives its world premiere tonight – and the composer himself will be on hand to introduce it. Grace-Evangeline Mason’s hauntingly tender piece for solo harp and Matthew Grouse’s invigorating bassoon solo complete a trio of world premieres, and our Viennese whirl ends with chamber-group classics by Webern and Berg.
Geoffrey Paterson Conductor
Ian Shaw Vocalist
Into the Music at 6.40pm (Free to ticket-holders)
Mark-Anthony Turnage joins Tim Williams and the RNCM’s Douglas Jarman to introduce tonight’s concert.