music we'd like to hear

three concerts on three wednesdays curated by three composers


© tim parkinson
'this brief but powerfully uplifiting tapestry of echoing chords tumbling over each other just a couple of yards in front of me made the hairs on the back of my neck stand up'

the watchful ear 2008
this edition supported by the RVW Trust and the Hinrichsen, Holst and Britten-Pears Foundations
© 2005 -
music we'd like to hear
tim parkinson


2 july

still/s 1-6

richard emsley
part 1 to 6 of the 24-part cycle

4, 5 & 6: mwlth commissions, with support from the Britten-Pears Foundation
markus trunk


9 july

organ and silence

tom johnson
organ and silence (2000)
organ and silence for piano (2002)
erik satie
sonneries de la rose + croix (1892)
veritables preludes flasques (pour un chien) (1912)
jürg frey
sam lazaro bros (1984)
laurence crane
the swim (1992)
paul newland
una corda (2001)
christian wolff
tilbury 3 (1969)
johannes brahms
eleven choral preludes up 122 no 11 (1896)
john lely


16 july

portrait of michael parsons (b. 1938)

michael parsons
highland variations (1972)
krapp music (1999)
levels (2007)
oblique piece 10 (2007)
piano piece august 2001
piano piece may 2003
piano piece march 1968
moladh uibhist (in praise of uist) (1992)
cornelius cardew
string trio II
orlando di lasso
fantasia no 4 in two parts (1585)
anton webern
string quartet op.28 (1938)
4 part fantasia no.9 (1680)
apartment house
james weeks, organ
tim parkinson, piano
the post quartet
with michael parsons
7:30 church of st anne & st agnes
£9 (£6)
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I    2 july 2008

II   9 july 2008


church of st anne & st agnes
gresham street
london ec2v 7bx

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