Alex Woolf

Composer

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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Jun
22
1:30 PM13:30

JEREMIAD – WORLD PREMIERE

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.

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