Wednesday 19 March 2014

From Brahms to transatlantic flights of fancy

Nathan Williamson
Nathan Williamson
The young British composer/pianist Nathan Williamson has a work being in the USA this week. Transatlantic Flights of Fancy is being performed in Chicago (19/3) and in Michigan (20/3) by members of the NOW ensemble who premiered the work in December. Also this week the composer himself, who studied composition at Yale University, will be hard at work in his native UK as he is the soloist in a performance of Brahms's mammoth Second Piano Concerto on 21 March. The concert takes place at St. James's Church, Piccadilly and Williamson will be performing with the Corinthian Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Adrian Brown. The programme also includes music by Beethoven and Mozart.

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