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Our 2014 Annual Concert
2011 Autumn Concert
Past Concerts
1st October 2016 7:30pm
St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
PROGRAMME

Pieces chosen by the orchestra from our Open Call for Scores.

Keith Williamson – Fear the Smiling Surface
Matthew Sallis – Mutation of Sanctus
Luke Price – Cernunnos
Hugo Bell – Scale Invariance
John Gourlay – The Weaving Midnight Moon
Cedric Peachey – Exit Wounds

Pieces written by members of London Composers' Forum in response to paintings by Kandinsky. The pieces, and the paintings are:

Peter Bruce – Circles
John Holland - Yellow-Red-Blue
Laurence Glazier – Rondo 16
Janet Oates – Misremembered Impact
Denis Betro – The Gloating of the Demons
3rd October 2015 7:30pm
St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
At our Annual Concert, we performed 5 pieces selected by the Orchestra from the pieces submitted for our Call for Scores and 8 concertante pieces written by members of the London Composers' Forum. The pieces are:

Keith Williamson – Blowers Key
Robert Ely – Busy Bee
William Frampton - Movement
Machuca – Flowing and Flowering
Paul McKinley – Walk of Solitude

Alan Hilton – Trumpet Concertino
Laurence Glazier – The Spirit Free'd – for violin solo and orchestra
Martin Jones – Nocturne – for solo trombone and orchestra
Jeremy Hilton – Concertante for Woodwind Quartet and orchestra
Tony Matthew – Reminiscing the Future – for percussion duo and orchestra
Liz Sharma - All at Sixes & Sevens – for percussion duo and orchestra
Keith Williamson - Respuestas – for clarinet solo and orchestra

We also performed:

Ann Woolf - A Very Big Noise
18th October 2014 1:00pm
Michael Tippett School, Milkwood Road
This event is part of the Herne Hill Music Festival, and it consists of a collaboration with Lambeth Council's Tippett Music Centre at which pupils from all over Lambeth gather on Saturday mornings to learn instruments and play in ensembles.

We will meet with the pupils to rehearse a brand new piece of music written especially for the event. There will be a lunch-time concert for parents at which this new piece will be performed.

This year's composer is Sarah Lianne Lewis from Cardiff, who will write a piece bringing together the wind, brass and percussion ensemble and the string ensembles from the centre, and the LCCO.
4th October 2014 7:30pm
St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
We will perform pieces from our Spring and Summer workshop. The concert will be organised jointly with the London Composer's Forum.

The programme consists of:

Pieces selected by the orchestra from our Call for Scores:

Miriam Mackie – Flocks
Joanne Griffiths – Silhouette
Sonia Garcia Carbonell - Tiny Moments
Keith Williamson – Lighthouse Music
Luke Price – Unity in Diversity
Laurence Rose – Sky Dancer

Pieces written by members of London Composers' Forum in response to Gluck's Dance of the Blessed Spirits

Liz Sharma – Spirited Dance
Tony Matthews – The Ending
John Heffernan – Broken Gluck
Alan Hilton - Glucklichkeit
Laurence Glazier – Divertimento, The Blessing of the Priests
Jamie Treacher – Gluck Thing
Martin Jones – Spirit Dance

Plus an arrangement of Gluck's ballet piece Dance of the Blessed Spirits
5th October 2013 7:30pm
St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
At our annual concert we will premiere many of the pieces we have been working on during the year. The programme will consist of

- pieces for solo voice and orchestra written by members of the London Composers' Forum. The pieces are:

A Paroled Angel, by Keith Williamson
Songs from Yeats, Part 1, by Alan Taylor
Aria: How I Love my Smartphone, by Laurence Glazier
The Island, by John Heffernan
Bubberly Boo, by Tony Matthews

Soloists: Helen Stanley, mezzo-soprano, Danny Standing, baritone.

- the best pieces submitted in response to our Call for Scores, chosen by the orchestra. These pieces are:

Unio, by Keith Williamson
Trees, by Dimitris Thavoris
Celebration, by Howard Jones
Contradictions, by Caroline Wright
Athos, by John Featherstone
The Breath, by Tony Matthews
6th October 2012 7:30pm
St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
The orchestra will meet from 1.30-5.30pm to rehearse for our annual concert, and then give the concert at 7.30pm.

The venue is close to London Bridge Station, and just across the road from Borough Underground station. Parking close to the venue is difficult.



Concert Programme:

Keith Williamson – Divertimento
Alun Grafton – Scherzo
Alison Wrenn – Rough Diamond
Adam Kornas – Cortθge
Nicholas Sutton – Night Garden Waltz
Frιdιric Inigo - Dange Limite
Guiliano D'Agostini - St George's Gardens
Michael Regan - Hampton Court Music
John Holland - "Arise my love, my fair one, and come away"
Colin Johnston - Gold, Brass, Iron, Silver-plating
8th October 2011 7:30pm
St Cyprian´s Church, Glentworth Street, Marylebone
We performed.

Pieces based on the Concerto Grosso idea by members of the London Composers Forum by:
Alan Hilton, Tony Matthews, Alan Taylor, Kate Denholm, Phil Baker

The best rated pieces from our Call for Scores, by: Keith Williamson, Anthony Sharpe, William Blows, Peter Marsh

The finalists in our Piece of the Year Competition for student composers by:
Ed Shellard - the winner, and Luis Soldado.
16th October 2010 7:30pm
St Hilda's, Brockley
We performed the best rated pieces from the:
Annual Call for Scores, by: Rob Ainsley, Brian Mayall, Kelvin Thomson, Tim Ambler, Julien Longchamp, William Blows, Tony Matthews, and Martin Jones.
The Piece of the Year Competition for student composers, by: Giles Brindley and Aleah Morrison
17th October 2009 7:30pm
St Gabriel's Pimlico
We played two sets of pieces:
The best rated pieces from our Call for Scores, by: Keith Williamson, Brian Wilshere, Andy Bungay, Tony Matthews, and Bernard Hurley
The finalists in our Piece of the Year Competition for student composers - by Michail Palaiologou, Chris Birch, Philip Lawton, Nicholas Norton (the winner)
27th September 2008 7:30pm
St Cyprians, Glentworth St, Marylebone
We played two sets of pieces:
The best rated pieces from our Call for Scores, by: Anna Bertmark, Frederic Inigo, Natalie Bleicher, Adam Lewin, Tony Matthews, and John Holland
The finalists in our Piece of the Year Competition for student composers - by Dominic Irving (the winner), Edward Nesbit, and William Gibson
6th October 2007 7:30pm
St Cyprians, Glentworth St, Marylebone
We played two sets of pieces:
The best rated pieces from our Call for Scores, by: Giles Skelton, Elizabeth Winters, and John Holland
Pieces written for our 'Red Earth' workshop, by: Philip Drew, John Holland, George Holloway, Bernard Hurley, Tony Matthews. Andi Spicer, and Alan Taylor
23rd September 2006 7:30pm
St John, Bethnal Green
A concert of pieces drawing on Guillaume Machaut's Messe de Nostre Dame, with pieces by: John Holland, Bernard Hurley, Keith Williamson, Mark Reuter. Matt Dungay, Derek Foster, Keith Walmsley, and Alan Taylor.
20th October 2005 7:30pm
St Leonard's, Shoreditch
A concert of pieces drawing on John Taverner's Western Wynde Mass, with pieces by Paul Burnell, Ken Edwards, Derek Foster, Alan Taylor, Denis Betro, and Keith Walmsley.
4th November 2004 7:30pm
Steiner Theatre, Marylebone
The LCCO was the orchestra for this performance of an opera written collectively by a team of members of the London Composers' Forum, including Ann Wolff, Ken Edwards, and Alan Taylor.

The storyline, pictures of the performance, an a encryption of how the collective working was undertaken, can be found at: To The Edge