Alex Woolf

Composer

May
11
1:00 PM13:00

Vox Luna at St Matthew's, Westminster

Alex conducts Vox Luna at St Matthew’s Church, Westminster (, as they perform a programme of mostly Russian repertoire. Alex also accompanies violinist Stephanie Childress in Prokofiev’s Five Mélodies. Thanks to the support of the Oleg Prokofiev Trust, this concert is FREE to attend (no tickets required).

All details are here: https://www.facebook.com/events/585405898641578/

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Jun
12
7:30 PM19:30

Cadogan Hall Premiere: Music for Syria

Alex accompanies soprano Rowan Pierce in the premiere of his new song, written for the Hands Up Foundation’s Music for Syria event at Cadogan Hall. This gala fundraising event also features performances from Dame Mitsuko Uchida, Simon Keenlyside and Iain Burnside, and is hosted by Petroc Trelawny. Tickets are available here: https://cadoganhall.com/whats-on/music-for-syria/

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Dec
20
7:00 PM19:00

Vox Luna: Christmas Concert

Alex conducts Vox Luna Chamber Choir in a sumptuous festive programme of choral works old and new, in the stunning setting of The Wallace Collection in central London. Programme to include works by Rutter, Whitacre, Britten, Warlock, McDowall, and Alex's own award-winning carol 'Nowell'. 

Tickets are available here: https://www.wallacecollection.org/whats-on/carols-at-christmas/

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Jun
30
9:30 PM21:30

NHS SYMPHONY: BBC RADIO 3

Broadcast of The NHS Symphony on BBC Radio 3. Alex has collaborated with producer Laurence Grissell to create a portrait of the NHS in words, sound and music in its 70th anniversary year.

Music performed by 3 NHS choirs and members of the Bach Choir, recorded at the BBC with Alex at the piano, conducted by Mark Austin.

The broadcast will be available to listen to live and for 30 days after broadcast on BBC iPlayer here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b86s0j

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Jun
9
7:30 PM19:30

Requiem: World Premiere

The premiere of Alex's Requiem, written to commemorate the end of the First World War. Performed by Laura van der Heijden (cello), Nicky Spence (tenor) and a bespoke choir of the UK's best young professional singers, conducted by the composer. The Requiem features new text from Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales, and whole event is in support of Children & The Arts The concert also features music by Purcell, Parry, Tavener and MacMillan.

Tickets and more information available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/woolf-requiem-tickets-44290386739

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Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

The Year's Midnight: World Premiere (Hermes Experiment)

Premiere of Alex's setting of Gillian Clarke's poem 'The Year's Midnight', performed by The Hermes Experiment – Heloise Werner, Oliver Pashley, Anne Denholm, Marianne Schofield (soprano, clarinet, harp, double bass) – at the Royal Academy of Music.
More information available here: https://www.ram.ac.uk/whats-on/event/composers-project-the-hermes-experiment

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