Firewheel Anthology launch to take place this Friday

One of two new collections, the Firewheel Anthology and CD, will be launched on Friday 26th February.

A special launch event will be taking place to celebrate the occasion.

The launch will take place from 6.00pm – 7.30pm at the Berrick Saul Building Treehouse, University of York.

The reception includes free refreshments and a performance at 6.45pm of pieces from the Firewheel Anthology by the Late Music Ensemble.

Click here to find out more about the launch event.

The Firewheel album will be available as a CD and digital download. Links to where they can be purchased from will be released on Friday 26th February.

Firewheel is a collaboration with ensemble Dark Inventions. The anthology publishes eight new chamber ensemble works and folk song arrangements commissioned by the ensemble:

Martin ScheureggerDeath and the Lady & The Four Last Things
Stef Conner – The Shipwrecked Ghost
Patrick Jones – Uhtceare
Christopher LeedhamMöbius Sticks & The Cruel Mother
Benjamin GaitThree Inventions.

The title work by Philip Cashian was commissioned with financial assistance from the Britten-Pears Foundation.

Click here for more details about the Firewheel Anthology.

Follow our social media campaign on Twitter and Facebook, exploring the composers and musicians featured in the anthology, using the hashtags #ComposerFocus and #Firewheel

(22 Feb 2016)

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