Luis Tinoco's Cello Concerto featuring Filipe Quaresma (soloist) and the Portuguese Symphony cond. by Pedro Neves will be broadcast by the Portuguese radio Antena 2 - RTP, on the 26th July, 9pm. It will be included in the program “Grande Auditório”, produced by Reinaldo Francisco
The concerto premiered in February this year at Teatro Municipal de Almada Joaquim Benite.
Anthony Gilbert’s ‘Monsoon Toccata’ for solo piano, written in memory of his former pupil Janet Owen Thomas, has been released on CD alongside Owen Thomas’ own works. The CD, entitled ‘A Shooting Star’, has been recorded by Prima Facie (ASC Records) in celebration of Owen Thomas’ life. Richard Casey, who gave the premiere of ‘Monsoon Toccata’ in Belfast, in 2014, is the pianist ; the other artists on the disc are Simon Passmore, Jane Ford, The Goldberg Ensemble and The Bingham Quartet.
On the 15 February, at the launch of the Brighton Festival, a ‘Spotlight’ film of Cuckmere: A portrait was shown. The imagery for the film was produced by Cesca Eaton and the Spring and Summer sections of Ed Hughes’ score were played in the background.