Calendar of events

Upcoming events

Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th October 2021. Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet" with Birmingham Royal Ballet in Plymouth. Evening and matinee performances of the full ballet. Theatre Royal, Plymouth. Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR. Tickets and further info here. 

Wednesday 24th November 2021, 7.30pm. Counterpoise at the Wimbledon International Music Festival. St. John's Church, Wimbledon, London SW19 4NZ. Programme: "From Rags to Riches". Music and poetry tracing the progress of rag, blues, and other jazz forms from the Deep South and Harlem to the legendary cabarets of Paris and Berlin. With special guest Sir Willard White. Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Anna Tilbrook, piano. Tickets and further information here. 

Sunday 28th November 2021, 3pm. Recital at Fellowship House Autumn Concert Series. Fellowship House, 136a Willifield Way, London NW1 6YD. A recital of music from Eastern Europe, including works featured on the "Fairy Tales" CD. Programme: Tcherepnine Sonatine Sportive, Prokofiev Cinq Melodies, op. 35, Rachmaninov Preludes op. 32, n. 5 and 12, Tubin Sonata, Rachmaninov Elegy op. 3, Herdzin Fairytale Stories.  With Yshani Perinpanayagam, piano. Tickets and further information here.

Kyle Horch photo

Past events

Wednesday 13th October 2021, 7pm. ZAK Saxophone Ensemble concert. Solti Hall, Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary. A programme of original and arranged works for saxophone ensemble: Dukas Fanfare from 'La Peri', Vivaldi arr. Wilson Concerto Grosso, Tonu Korvits Landscapes from a Night Train, Gounod arr. Frankton Petite Symphonie, Alistair Parnell Persiflage, Kristina Arakelyan Poem, Weiner Divertimento n. 1, op. 20.  Kyle Horch, conductor. Programme prepared in collaboration with Erzsebet Seleljo. 

Wednesday 6th to Saturday 9th October 2021. Prokofiev's "Romeo and Juliet" with Birmingham Royal Ballet in Birmingham. Evening and matinee performances of the full ballet. Birmingham Hippodrome Theatre, Birmingham B5 4TB. 

Friday 1st October 2021. New CD release: Fairy Tales. A recital of music from Eastern Europe. Programme : Tcherepnine Sonatine Sportive, Prokofiev Cinq Melodies, op. 35, Tubin Sonata, Markovitch Complainte et Danse, Korvits Wings, Balsys Three Fragments from the ballet "Egle, Queen of the Serpents", Herdzin Fairytale Stories.  Yshani Perinpanayagam and Anya Fadina, piano. Available as physical CD distributed by Naxos from shops and online retailers, from Bandcamp, and on streaming from Spotify, Apple Music, and other platforms. 

Fairy Tales cover image

Saturday 25th September 2021, 7.30pm. Michael Law's Piccadilly Dance Orchestra concert in Cobham. Menuhin Hall, Cobham Road, Stoke D'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ. "Back to the Roaring Twenties" programme. 

Tuesday 21st September 2021, 7.30pm. Walton's "Belshazzar's Feast".  Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP. Performance with  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as part of their "RPO at 75" celebration concert. Vasily Petrenko, conductor. Sir Bryn Terfel, baritone. Philharmonia Chorus. 

Monday 2nd to Wednesday 4th August 2021. MusicFest Aberystwyth Summer Saxophone Course ONLINE. A similar course to summer 2020, the  online Saxophone Course included masterclass sessions and saxophone discussions led by Kyle Horch and Lars Lien delivered on the Zoom platform, and access to an online recital similar to that would have been presented if the festival could have taken place in Aberystwyth as normal. 

Friday 23rd July 2021, 7.15pm. Counterpoise at the Buxton Festival. Buxton Opera House, The Pavilion Gardens, Water Street, Buxton SK17 6XN. Programme: John Casken's new work The Shackled King, a music drama based on the King Lear story; also including Brunnhilde's Dream, a sequence of songs by Wagner, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Schumann, Zemlinsky, Berg, Szymanowski, Henze, and Muller-Hermann, devised by Barry Millington. Featuring Sir John Tomlinson, bass; and Rozanna Madylus, mezzo-soprano. Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Paul Archibald, trumpet; Kyle Horch, saxophones and clarinet; Anna Tilbrook, piano.

Monday 31st May 2021, 3pm. Art Deco Trio at St. Martin-in-the-Fields Re-sound Series.  St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 4JH. A programme of Gershwin songs in new arrangements by Iain Farrington for clarinet, saxophone, and piano. The Art Deco Trio: Peter Sparks, clarinet; Kyle Horch, saxophones; Iain Farrington, piano. 

Friday 28th May 2021, 7.30pm. Michael Law's Piccadilly Dance Orchestra at the Haslemere Festival.  Haslemere Hall, Bridge Road, Haslemere, Surrey GU27 2AS. "Back to the Roaring Twenties" programme. 

Wednesday 21st April 2021, 4pm. Live-stream concert with the Art Deco Trio. St. Mary's Church, Perivale. A programme of Gershwin songs in new arrangements by Iain Farrington for clarinet, saxophone, and piano. The Art Deco Trio: Peter Sparks, clarinet; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Iain Farrington, piano. Link to St. Mary's Perivale YouTube channel for live stream and post-concert viewing / listening here. 

Friday 16th April 2021. New CD release: Gershwinicity.  A programme of Iain Farrington's new arrangements of songs by George Gershwin. With the Art Deco Trio: Peter Sparks, clarinet; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Iain Farrington, piano. SOMM Recordings website here.

Thursday 15th April 2021, 5-7pm. Live performance on BBC Radio Three "In Tune" programme. With the Art Deco Trio: Peter Sparks, clarinet; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Iain Farrington. Further information and link to listening on the In Tune programme web page here. 

Thursday 13th and Friday 14th August 2020. MusicFest Aberystwyth Summer Saxophone Course ONLINE. The re-designed Saxophone Course focused on masterclass sessions with Kyle Horch and Lars Lien delivered on the Zoom platform, and private access to an online recital similar to what would have been presented on 28th July if the festival had taken place as normal. A focus on unaccompanied repertoire was encouraged for participants.

Thursday 23rd April 2020. Masterclasses at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3DB. This event was moved online, due to coronavirus.

Saturday 15th February 2020, 7.30pm. Concert performance with Michael Law's Piccadilly Dance Orchestra. Menuhin Hall, Cobham Road, Stoke D'Abernon, Surrey KT11 3QQ. An evening of jazz and swing music from the Art Deco era, with songs by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Noel Coward, and more.

Monday 25th November 2019, 7.30pm. "Gershwinicity": chamber music concert. 1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street, Waterloo, London SE1 8UE. A programme of Gershwin favourites - including A Foggy Day, Someone to Watch Over Me, I Got Rhythm, Summertime and many more - arranged for saxophone, clarinet, and piano by Iain Farrington. Performers: Kyle Horch, saxophone; Peter Sparks, clarinet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Sunday 24th November 2019, 3pm. "Paris: Je te veux". Fellowship House, 136a Willifield Way, Hampstead Garden Suburb, London NW11 6YD. A concert of French music arranged for voice, trumpet, saxophone, and piano. Programme: works by Debussy, Ravel, Satie, Poulenc, Milhaud, and Decruck. Performers: Hannah Bennett, voice; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Sebastian Wybrew, piano.

Saturday 16th November 2019, 7.30pm. "Saxtopia": music for choir with saxophone. St. Cross Church, St. Cross Road, Winchester SO23 9SD. With Southern Voices. Conductor: Katherine Dienes-Williams. Programme included: James Whitbourn Requiem Canticorum, Tarik O'Regan Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, Kim Andre Arnessen Making or Breaking, and Mark Bowden Parable for solo alto saxophone.

Thursday 31st October 2019, 7.30pm. Performance of John Adams "City Noir". The Anvil, Churchill Way, Basingstoke RG21 7QR. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kyrill Karabits. Programme: John Adams City Noir, Sibelius Symphony n. 7, Sibelius Violin Concerto.

Wednesday 30th October 2019, 7.30pm. Performance of John Adams "City Noir." The Lighthouse, 21 Kingsland Road, Poole, Dorset BH15 1UG. Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, conductor Kyrill Karabits. Programme: John Adams City Noir, Sibelius Symphony n. 7, Sibelius Violin Concerto.

Sunday 6th October 2019, 3pm. Counterpoise at Little Missenden Festival. Little Missenden Church, Little Missenden HP7 0RA. Programme: John Casken - Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which features works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, Wagner, Webern, and David Matthews. Performers: Sir John Tomlinson (bass) and Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone/clarinet; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Sebastian Wybrew, piano.

Tuesday 30th July 2019, 8pm. Chamber music performance at MusicFest Aberystwyth. The Great Hall, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth SY23 3DE. Programme included: Ian Stewart San Gejtanu: Andante. Performers: Kyle Horch, soprano saxophone, with the Sacconi Quartet.

Tuesday 30th July 2019, 1.30pm. Recital performance at MusicFest Aberystwyth. Old College, King Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2BH. Programme: Elliott Carter Pastoral, Jennifer Higdon Lullaby (with Lars Lien, saxophone), Stephen Sondheim arr. Richard Rodney Bennett Three Sondheim Waltzes. With Anya Fadina, piano.

Saturday 27th July - Saturday 3rd August 2019. MusicFest Aberystwyth: Summer Saxophone Course. Aberystywth Arts Centre and Penglais School, Aberystwyth SY23 3GL. Leader of summer course for classical saxophonists, collaborating with the outstanding Norwegian saxophonist Lars Lien and Anya Fadina, course pianist.

Friday 19th July 2019. Counterpoise at Petworth Festival. Champs Hill, Waltham Park Road, Pulborough RH20 1LY. Programme: John Casken - Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which features works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, Wagner, Webern, and David Matthews. Performers: Sir John Tomlinson (bass) and Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone/clarinet; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Monday 15th to Wednesday 17th July 2019. Aula Internacional de Saxophon IV, Tui, Spain. Masterclasses and recital. Recital programme: Paule Maurice Voilio, Mark Bowden Parable, Ryo Noda Mai, and saxophone duets by Ferling and Rob Buckland. With Rafael Yebra, saxophone. 

Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 7.30pm. RCM Saxophone Ensemble Concert. Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Programme: Gabrieli arr. Frankton Canzon Primi Toni, Clare Loveday Saxophone Octet 3, Elgar arr. Bricault The Wand of Youth, Suite 2, Andrew Chen - Ribbon (world premiere), Christian Biegai Quintett (world premiere), Mark Allaway Crosscurrents. Performers: Royal College of Music Saxophone Ensemble, Roelof Temmingh, piano. Conductor: Kyle Horch.

Saturday 25th May 2019, 7.30pm. Counterpoise at Alwinton Summer Concerts. St Michael's and All Angels Church, Alwinton, Morpeth NE65 7BE. Programme: John Casken - Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which features works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, Wagner, Webern, and David Matthews. Performers: Sir John Tomlinson (bass) and Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone/clarinet; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Friday 24th May 2019, 8pm. Counterpoise at Berwick Maltings. Eastern Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1AJ. Programme: John Casken - Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which features works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, Wagner, Webern, and David Matthews. Performers: Sir John Tomlinson (bass) and Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone/clarinet; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Sunday 24th to Wednesday 27th February 2019. Masterclasses and recital at Texas Tech University. Hemmle Recital Hall, Texas Tech University School of Music, Lubbock, Texas, USA. Recital programme: Decruck Chant Lyrique op. 69, Tubin Sonate, Bowden Parable, Sondheim arr Bennett Three Sondheim Waltzes, Carmichael Thredbo Suite. With David Dees, soprano saxophone, and William Westney, piano.

Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd February 2019. Masterclasses and recital at Southeastern Saxophone Summit. University of Florida School of Music, Gainesville, Florida, USA. Recital programme: Herdzin Bajkowe Opowiesci (Fairytale Stories), Tubin Sonate, Decruck Chant Lyrique op. 69, Sondheim arr Bennett Three Sondheim Waltzes. With Brian Hargrove, piano.

Wednesday 21st November 2018, 7.30pm. Performance with Wimbledon Festival Virtuosi. Wimbledon International Music Festival. St. John's Church, Spencer Hill, Wimbledon, London SW19 4NZ. Concert included performances of Elena Kats-Chernin's chamber work The Three Dancers and the saxophone-piano recital piece Chant Lyrique op. 69 by Fernande Decruck. With Piers Lane, piano.

Tuesday 13th November 2018, 7.30pm. Counterpoise at the Hampstead Arts Festival. St. John's, Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London NW3 1NU. Programme: John Casken - Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which features works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, Wagner, Webern, and David Matthews. Performers: Sir John Tomlinson (bass) and Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone/clarinet; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Saturday 20th October 2018, 7.30pm. Piccadilly Dance Orchestra 30th Anniversary Concert. Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, London NW1 7AY. An evening of music from the jazz age of the 1920-30s with special guests The Gatsby Girls.

Thursday 4th October 2018, 7.30pm. Recital of Central and Eastern European music. Picture Gallery, Founder's Building, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX. Programme: Tcherepnine Sonatine Sportive, Markovitch Complainte et Danse, Tubin Sonata,  Herdzin Bajkowe Opowiesci (Fairytale Stories). With Yshani Perinpanayagam, piano.

Saturday 11th August 2018: Recital at Singapore Saxophone Symposium. Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore. Recital programme: Fernande Decruck Chant Lyrique op. 69, Mark Bowden Parable, Krzysztof Herdzin Bajkowe Opowiesci (Fairytale Stories). With Jessica Leong, piano.

Kyle Horch, Jessica Leong
In performance with Jessica Leong at the Singapore Saxophone Symposium, August 2018

Wednesday 1st August 2018, 7.30pm: Ibert performance at MusicFest Aberystwyth. The Great Hall, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth University, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth SY23 3DE. Programme included: Ibert - Concertino da Camera. Performers: Kyle Horch, saxophone; Orion Orchestra, conductor Toby Purser.

Wednesday 1st August 2018, 1.30pm. Recital performance at MusicFest Aberystwyth. Old College, King Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2BH. Programme: Fernande Decruck Chant Lyrique op.69, Krzysztof Herdzin Bajkowe Opowiesci (Fairytale Stories). With Anya Fadina, piano.

Kyle Horch, Anya Fadina, Lars Lien
With Anya Fadina and Lars Lien at MusicFest Aberystwyth, August 2018

Saturday 28th July - Saturday 4th August 2018. MusicFest Aberystwyth International Summer School. Aberystywth Arts Centre and Penglais School, Aberystwyth SY23 3GL. Leader of summer course for classical saxophonists, collaborating with the outstanding Norwegian saxophonist Lars Lien and Anya Fadina, course pianist.

Wednesday 4th July 2018, 1.05pm: Independence Day: An American in Paris. St. John's Smith Square, London SW1P 3HA. Programme: Sondheim arr. Bennett - Three Sondheim Waltzes, John Williams - Three Pieces from "Schindler's List", Gershwin arr. Mitchell - An American in Paris, Bernstein arr. Harman - Candide Overture, Weill - Selections from Little Threepenny Music. Performers: Madeleine Mitchell, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Nigel Clayton, piano; Imma Setiadi, piano.

Tuesday 26th June 2018, 7.45pm: Counterpoise at the Proms at St. Judes. St. Jude's Church, Central Square, Hampstead, London NW11 7AH. Programme: "A Touch of the Cabaret": Music by Weill, Satie, Gershwin, Sondheim, and Bernstein. Performers: Jacqui Dankworth (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Friday 22nd June, 2018, 7.30pm: RCM Saxophone Ensemble Concert. Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Programme: World premiere of Ivor McGregor's new work for saxophone octet, Film Noir (commission supported by grants from the RVW Trust and the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain), the first UK performance of Katia Beaugeais' First Light at Uluru, and other pieces by Corelli, Erland von Koch, Charlotte Harding, and Ian Stewart. Performers: Royal College of Music Saxophone Ensemble, conductor Kyle Horch.

Friday 15th June 2018, 7.30pm: Counterpoise at The Barn. The Barn, Hill House, Carlton, Bedfordshire MK43 7ND. Programme: "A Touch of the Cabaret": Music by Weill, Satie, Gershwin, Sondheim, and Bernstein. Performers: Catherine Hopper (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Sunday 3rd June, 9.30am-4.30pm. Masterclasses at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. 100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3DB.

Wednesday 16th May 2018, 7.30pm: Counterpoise at the Newbury Spring Festival. Corn Exchange, Market Place, Newbury RG14 5BD. Programme: John Casken - Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which features works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, Wagner, Webern, and David Matthews. Performers: Sir John Tomlinson (bass) and Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone/clarinet; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Tuesday 10th April 2018, 8.30pm: Counterpoise in Oxford. Holywell Music Room, St. Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DB. Programme: John Casken - Kokoschka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which features works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, Wagner, Webern, and David Matthews. Pre-concert talk at 8pm. Performers: Sir John Tomlinson (bass) and Rozanna Madylus (mezzo-soprano) with Counterpoise: Fenella Humphreys, violin; Kyle Horch, saxophone/clarinet; Deborah Calland, trumpet; Iain Farrington, piano.

Tuesday 27th - Thursday 29th March 2018. Rambert Dance Company: "The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses". New Victoria Theatre, The Ambassadors, Peacock Centre, Woking GU21 6GQ.

Wednesday 7th -Saturday 10th March 2018. Rambert Dance Company: "The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses". Theatr Clywd Cymru, Mold, Flintshire CH7 1YA.

Thursday 2nd - Saturday 4th November 2017. Rambert Dance Company: "The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses". Theatre Royal, Saw Cl, Bath BA1 1ET.

Thursday 19th - Friday 20th October 2017. Rambert Dance Company: "The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses". Norwich Theatre Royal, Theatre Street, Norwich NR2 1RL.

Friday 28th July 2017, 8pm. Chamber Music at MusicFest Aberystwyth. Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Penglais, Aberystwyth SY23 3DE. Programme included Walton Facade - An Entertainment for narrators, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, cello, and percussion.

Monday 24th July 2017, 1.30pm. Recital at MusicFest Aberystwyth. Old College, Kings Street, Aberystwyth SY23 2BH. Programme: Robert Planel Prelude et Saltarelle, Liz Johnson Inflorescence, David Amram Greenwich Village Portraits. With Anya Fadina, piano.

Saturday 22nd July - Saturday 29th July 2017. MusicFest Aberystwyth International Summer School. Leader of summer course for classical saxophonists, collaborating with the outstanding Norwegian saxophonist Lars Lien.

Wednesday 19th July 2017, 7.30pm. Counterpoise at the Buxton Festival. St. John's Church, St. John's Road, Buxton SK17 6BE. Programme: John Casken Kokoshka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which includes music by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, and Wagner in new arrangements by David Matthews.

Saturday 15th July 2017, 7.30pm. Counterpoise at the Deal Festival. St. George's Church, St. George's Road, Deal CT14 6ED. Programme: John Casken Kokoshka's Doll and The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music which includes music by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, and Wagner in new arrangements by David Matthews.

Sunday 9th July 2017, 3pm. Counterpoise at the Cheltenham Festival. Parabola Arts Centre, Parabola Road, Cheltenham GL50 3AA. Programme: World premiere of John Casken Kokoshka's Doll, plus The Art of Love: Alma Mahler's Life and Music including music by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinsky, and Wagner in new arrangements by David Matthews.

Thursday 6th July, 2017, 7.30pm. Royal College of Music Saxophone Ensemble concert. Conducted by Kyle Horch. Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Programme: Dukas Fanfare from 'La Peri', Tonu Korvits Landscapes from a Night Train (UK premiere), Roderick Skeaping Cries, Bells, Chants, and Whispers, Elgar arr. Bricault Serenade for Strings, op. 20, Graham Lynch Unreal Promenades (UK premiere), Joel Love Three Images (UK premiere), Philippe Geiss Sir Patrick, Andrew Tweed and Karen Street Rain Dance.

Tuesday 16th May - Saturday 20th May 2017. Rambert Dance Company: "The Three Dancers" and "The Days Run Away Like Wild Horses". Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN.

Saturday 6th May, 7.30pm. Counterpoise with Rozanna Madylus, mezzo-soprano: The Art of Love. Fellowship House, 136A Willifield Way, London NW11 6YD. A sequence of musical works by Alma and Gustav Mahler, Zemlinksky, and Wagner, in new arrangements by David Matthews, linked with texts by Barry Millington.

Monday 3rd April - Wednesday 5th April 2017. Masterclasses and informal recital at LUCA School of Arts, Leuven, Belgium. Performances of Planel Prelude et Saltarelle and Schulhoff Hot-Sonate. With Filip Martens, piano.

Wednesday 15th - Friday 17th March 2017. Rambert Dance Company: "The Three Dancers". The New Theatre, George Street, Oxford OX1 2AG.

Thursday 2nd March 2017, 7.30pm. Madeleine Mitchell and Friends at the Kensington and Chelsea Music Society. The Studio Room, Leighton House, 12 Holland Park Road, Kensington, London W14 8LZ. Programme: works by Milhaud, Bridge, Elgar, Faure, and Ravel.

Monday 27th February 2017, 7.30pm. Counterpoise at Music on Mondays, Luton Music. Luton Library Theatre, St. George's Square, Luton LU1 2NG. Programme: four scores newly composed by Jean Hasse to accompany early silent films, plus works by Milhaud, Satie, and Iain Farrington.

Friday 20th January 2017, 8pm. Counterpoise with Donald Maxwell. Southend Borough Council Concert Series.  Plaza Centre (Southend Christian Fellowship Centre), 600 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS1 2PT. The American Dream programme: Britten, Copland, Gershwin, Piazzolla and more. 

Friday 9th December 2016, 6.30pm. Recital with Laefer Saxophone Quartet (guest leader). In Tune with Abstract Expressionism. Royal Academy of Arts. The Reynolds Room, Burliington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD. Works: Robert Myers Third Quartet: for saxophones, Ed Scolding Dapple, A.S. Chen Arkady (world premiere), Robert Carl Duke Meets Mort, Philip Glass Saxophone Quartet.

Tuesday 22nd to Thursday 24th November 2016. Performances and masterclasses at Tromsø Kammermusikkfestival - Tromsø Chamber Music Festival. UiT Norges arktiske universitet - The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway. Masterclasses and recital performance of David Amram Greenwich Village Portraits.  With Sergej Osadchuk, piano.

Monday 21st November 2016. Recital at Music on Mondays, Chichester. The Chapel, University of Chichester, Bishop Otter Campus College Lane, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 6PE. Programme: Timothy Salter Chameleon; David Amram Greenwich Village Portraits. With Yshani Perinpanayagam, piano.

Yshani Perinpanayagam
Yshani Perinpanayagam

Sunday 30th October 2016, 11.30am. Recital at Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain 40th Anniversary Single Reed Day. Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DT. Programme: David Amram - Greenwich Village Portraits. With Yshani Perinpanayagam, piano.

Saturday 13th August and Sunday 14th August 2016. Recital and masterclasses at the Singapore Saxophone Symposium. Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore.  Recital programme: Robert Planel Prelude et Saltarelle, David Amram  Greenwich Village Portraits. With Jessica Leong, piano.

Friday 5th August 2016, 7.30pm. Counterpoise with Donald Maxwell. The Barn, Carlton, Bedfordshire. The American Dream programme.

Sunday 31st July to Thursday 4th August 2016. Hindhead Clarinet and Saxophone Summer Course. Included performance of Joseph Jongen Meditation with Roy Stratford, piano, and John Carmichael Two Duets with Naomi Sullivan, soprano saxophone

Thursday 28th July 2016, 7.30pm. Counterpoise with Willard White at the Petworth Festival.  Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Petworth, West Sussex. The American Dream programme. 

Thursday 30th June 2016, 7.30pm. Counterpoise with Robert Winslade Anderson. Proms at St. Judes, Hampstead, NW11 7AH. The American Dream programme. 

Friday 24th June 2016, 7.30pm. Royal College of Music Saxophone Ensemble concert. Kyle Horch, conductor. Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS. Programme: Rossini arr. Alan Andrews Overture: "L'italiana in Algeri", Clare Loveday Revolution Envy (world premiere), David Bedford Fridiof Kennings, Elgar arr. Gary Bricault The Wand of Youth, suite 1, Marc Findon Black Lights, Alistair Parnell Persiflage, Stephen Sondheim arr. Lucy Armstrong Selections from "Sunday in the Park with George".

Saturday 4th June 2016, 2-9pm. 04.06.16 Festival. Co-director with composer Ian Stewart. A one-day series of concerts featuring the saxophone in recital and chamber settings. Included a recital performance with Yshani Perinpanayagam and Pavel Timofeyevsky, pianists, as well as a performance by Flotilla. Recital programme: Joseph Jongen Meditation, Yvan Markovitch Complainte et Danse, Timothy Salter Chameleon (world premiere of version with piano), Ian Stewart Mornwards, John Carmichael Sonata: Grave and Gay. Flotilla programme: Christian Biegai Quartett, Edward McGuire Hidden Dialects, John Carmichael Sea Changes, Ian Stewart In Nomine, Timothy Blinko Cartographies.

Flotilla members and composers at 04.06.16 Festival. Left to right: Alistair Parnell, Kyle Horch, John Carmichael, Edward McGuire, Ian Stewart, Christian Biegai, Naomi Sullivan, Timothy Blinko, and Andrew Tweed.

Sunday 29th May 2016, 7.30pm. Flotilla performance in Nottingham, with special guest Pavel Timofeyevsky. Djanogly Recital Hall, Nottingham University. Programme: Christian Biegai Quartett, Edward McGuire Hidden Dialects, Komitas Three Armenian Folksongs, John Carmichael Sea Changes (world premiere of this version), Zelenka Trio Sonata n.2 in G minor, Ian Stewart In Nomine, Timothy Blinko Cartographies.

Pavel Timofeyevsky