The Presteigne Festival announced its 2017 season this week. Set on the Powys/Herefordshire border, the festival has gained reputation for delivering a broad range of contemporary music, especially British music. This year a fantastic selection of works published by Music Sales feature as well as two world premieres from Composer-in-Residence, Edward Gregson.
- 27 April 2017
- 9 March 2017
- 23 February 2017
- 19 January 2017
The 2017/18 season at the Barbican is set to be a rather special year. The headline item is the return of Sir Simon Rattle to the UK’s concert scene as Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra in September, but we are also pleased to say that the season is packed with performances of works by Music Sales composers. We’ve highlighted some of the big events below.
London Symphony Orchestra
- 28 November 2016
- 22 September 2016
The Wigmore Hall will present a day of concerts focusing on the music of Helen Grime October 15. The day marks the beginning of the composer’s tenure as Composer in Residence at the prestigious London chamber music venue.
- 1 September 2016
We’re are delighted to be able to announce the plans for our composers during the coming season. You can view the Season Highlights 2016-2017 brochure from Music Sales Classical online.
- 2 August 2016The 2016 BBC Proms have begun and several works by Music Sales composers are still to feature as part of the world's largest classical music festival in the weeks ahead.
- 14 June 2016
Whether writing on a large canvas or for more intimate settings, Helen Grime continues to win praise for the lyrical and distinctive quality of her music. A series of premieres, performances and residencies taking place over the coming months underline the versatility and imaginative breadth of this composer.
Two Eardley Pictures at the BBC Proms
- 29 January 2016
Chester Music composer Helen Grime has been appointed Wigmore Hall Composer in Residence for the 2016/17 and 17/18 seasons. Grime will compose three new pieces as part of the residency, beginning with a piano concerto for Huw Watkins and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, and will also contribute to the hall’s Community and Education programme.