Announcing Season 17/18 – Premieres galore from Birtwistle to Dean to Akiho

This comes to you en route to New Zealand, for my third outing with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. This occasions brings together both of James MacMillan‘s percussion concertos – Percussion Concerto No2 tours with the NZSO flagship orchestra and Veni, Veni, Emmanuel gets outings with the NZSO Youth Orchestra. All concerts conducted by the […]

Posted at 1:07 pm on June 29, 2017 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading

Why we are Kickstarting DRUMMING

Wednesday 22nd March 2017 sees the launch of the Kickstarter campaign by the Colin Currie Group to record Steve Reich’s seminal work “Drumming”. This work was the key to forming the ensemble in 2006 when the BBC asked me to curate a concert for the Proms to celebrate Steve’s 70th birthday. I immediately turned to […]

Posted at 8:39 am on March 22, 2017 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Uncategorized | Continue reading

Categories