Premiere performance of Jeremiad, a companion piece for Britten's Abraham and Isaac, for alto, tenor and piano. Performed at Truro Cathedral by Toshi Ogita, Paul-Ethan Bright and Paul Drayton. Alex will give a pre-performance talk at 1.15pm in conversation with Russell Pascoe.
Alex and hornist Alexei Watkins perform a lunchtime recital including a new work by Alex (Aria) written especially for Alexei, as well as music by Beethoven, Strauss and Messiaen.
The Choir of Magdelene College, Cambridge, perform Alex's Salve Regina, written especially for the choir and its conductor Graham Walker, at Magdelene College Evensong. Master of Magdelene and former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams delivers the sermon.
A recital featuring the world premiere of Aria, written by Alex for Alexei Watkins, with whom he performs it today. Also including music by Messiaen, Britten, and Vinter.
Mark Stone and Richard Sisson perform Three Tempestuous Tunes live on BBC Radio 3 from Stratford-upon-Avon (The Other Place Theatre), as part of Shakespeare’s 400th birthday celebrations. More info here.