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FRIDAY 17 APRIL 2015
What: Evening events
When: Fri 17 April 2015 18:30 – 22:00
Where: Design Studio
EVENING EVENT: Join the Shrine Synchro System and their guests as their musical installations celebrate and animate the history of the struggle, splendour and success of black communities across the UK from the 1950’s to present day.

Join the amazing Errollyn Wallen around a grand piano singing Tottenham Tunes; fix up, look sharp at the 70s inspired Caribbean barbershop; exult in the Gospel of the promenading IDMC choir; soak up the cool of bluesy rock with one-man-band Lewis Floyd Henry, hang out at Larry Achiampong’s African Soul Food Hot Spot installation, and celebrate the legendary sound system culture of the late great Duke Vin with a DJ set that hits the spot with Rita Ray and Max Reinhardt.

18.30-21.45
Victoria and ALbert Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 2RL
England
020 7942 2211
What's Up Doc? Talk at Oxford University
TUESDAY 28 APRIL 2015 5:00pm
Talk by Errollyn Wallen on her work as a composer

Free event — open to all

Part of the Music Research Colloquia Series
Faculty of Music, Oxford
St Aldate's
Oxford OX1 1DB
UK
01865 276125
WORLD PREMIERE
SUNDAY 30 AUGUST 2015
Hawks and Horses (text by William Shakespeare)
World Premiere of Hawks and Horses (William Shakespeare) for Peterborough Male Voice Choir, Peterborough Women's Choir, Peterborough Youth Choir, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Will Prideaux
St. Johns' Smith Square
Smith Square
London SW1P 3HA
United Kingdom
020 7222 1061
Hawks and Horses
SUNDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2015
Hawks and Horses (text by William Shakespeare)
Second performance at Broadway theatre, Peterborough, of Hawks and Horses by Peterborough Sings, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Will Prideaux
Hemingway Between the Wars — featuring NEW WORK
TUESDAY 8 DECEMBER 2015
A December 2015 concert collaboration between The Morgan Library & Museum and Cygnus Ensemble, Hemingway Between Two Wars will feature five contemporary composers in fresh dialogue with a brief-but-vibrant epoch in 20th-century literature and the arts. Specially commissioned works from American composers Laura Kaminsky, Damon Ferrante, Jessie Montgomery, William Anderson, and British composer Errollyn Wallen will zoom in on the cultural milieu within which Ernest Hemingway found himself during his Parisian sojourn of the 1920s. The program will not only engage with this towering American literary figure, but also those cultural luminaries in his orbit, mostly fellow expats. All five works will be scored for Cygnus Ensemble’s exotic fusion of winds, strings, and two guitars, in addition to guest vocalists for the pieces by Wallen and Anderson, and the Sheer Pluck guitar orchestra for the piece by Anderson.
The Morgan Library
225 Madison Avenue
New York City NY 10016
USA
(212) 685-0008
NMC RELEASE OF ARE YOU WORRIED ABOUT THE RISING COST OF FUNERALS TRAILER OF CAUTIONARY TALES – the opera from Latitude HONORARY FELLOWSHIP OF MANSFIELD COLLEGE, OXFORD
The recent performance by Mr McFall's Strings with Susan Hamilton (soprano) of Are You Worried About the Rising Cost of Funerals as part of PRSF/Southbank New Music Biennial 2014 is now available for download from NMC, Amazon and iTunes. A new production of Cautionary Tales, the opera, went to Latitude festival July 20th. See the trailer here.

Errollyn is now working on her fourteenth opera, Sabina Spielrein, libretto by David Pountney, which will be workshopped with CCO in NYC in December.
Errollyn Wallen has been elected Honorary Fellow of Mansfield College, Oxford, in recognition of her distinguished contribution to scholarship in the field of contemporary British music and her exceptional achievements as a composer. Conferment will take place on Feb. 6th 2015 followed by a talk by Errollyn.
BUY FOR 89p> Cautionary Tales at Latitude> Listen to Errollyn in a recent interview>