Nicholson and Wishart at CeNM@S launch
Encounters is an 8-channel sound-surround piece based on speaking voices recorded in the North East of England, where Trevor Wishart was ACE Composer-in-Residence from 2006 to 2009, at the University of Durham. The piece comprises 4 Acts and combines portraits of individual speakers with computer animation of an entire community of voices.
The evening concert on Thursday 26th April at Firth Hall will include a short new work by George Nicholson, written for bass clarinettist Sarah Watts, pianist Jonathan Ayerst and the Sheffield Music Department's Associate Artists the Ligeti Quartet, as well as a performance of George Nicholson’s work Darkness Visible for bass clarinet and piano. On Sunday 29th April at 3pm Sarah Watts will perform Nicholson’s 8-movement piece Soundings, for solo bass clarinet, at DINA.
(25 Apr 2018)