PLUG Festival at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland from 30 April – 2 May 2014

 rcs_music_t080.jpgPLUG Festival at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 

(Postgraduate Masters Composition Programme)

 100 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3DB

30 April – 2 May 2014.


Wednesday 30 April / 7.30pm / Ledger Recital Room

Plug 1
 Red Note (Clt / Perc / Vln / Vla / Cel)
Students (1 Piano / 1 Guitar / 1 perc)
Astrid Quartet
Fergus Mcleod Leverhulme Junior Conducting Fellow
 Jay Capperauld                    Unauthorised Edition (12 mins)
Sinae Lee Piano
Michael McEneny                Thinks he’s aw that (7-8 mins)
Clarinet, violin, viola, cello
            Hugh Holton                         Flow (7-8 mins)
Clarinet, violin, viola, cello, marimba
Martin Keary                        Herostratic (7-8 mins)
Guitar, violin, viola, cello
Lucy Hollingsworth             String Quartet (1985) (10 mins)
                                                                        Astrid Quartet
Tom Butler                             Video Installation (15 mins)
(video of Astrid Quartet)
Shona Mackay                     Intimacy (30 mins)
Astrid Quartet

Thursday 1 May / 1.00pm / Ledger Recital Room

Plug 2
Wallflowers: Piano + Harp + Guitar
Rory Commerford                New work
                                                            Guitar and harp
Oliver Newman                    New work
                                                            Solo harp
Kristaps Cukurs                   New work (5-8 mins)
                                                            Harp, guitar and piano
J Simon van der Walt          New work
                                                            2 harps & gamelan
                                                            Ewelina Brzozowska Harp
Carolina Marcelino Harp
Alex Mackay                         Bystanders
                                                                        Harp trio and piano

Thursday 1 May / 7.30pm / Stevenson Hall

Plug 3 – A Tale of 2 Halves
            Masters conductors: Leon Riemer, Ryan Bancroft, Leon Reimer,
            Hilario Flores Coni
Jamie Wilson            oh what a wonder
Rory Commerford Electric Guitar
Piano / Flute (Pic) / Violin / Viola / Cello / Tape & live electronics
Matthew Zurowski   New work
Michael McGeary Guitar
                                                NB with video projection
Euan Ferguson        New work
Iain McHugh Cello
Kristaps Cukurs       New work
Utsav Lal Piano
Utsav Lal                   New work
Andy Baker Saxophone
Matt Zurowski           Deadbeat (10 mins)
String Quartet, piano and DJ                                 
Euan Ferguson        Damascus (25 mins) 2014 Armstrong Prize Commission
Flute / Clarinet / Oboe (cor) / Bassoon / Trumpet / Horn / Trombone / Tuba / Harp / 1 Perc / Violin / Viola / Cello
Friday 2 May / 1pm / Stevenson Hall
Plug 4 (F@1)
TBC Violin
Garth Knox Viola
Aran Browning         Urban Amber (10 mins)
Violin and Piano
            Euan Ferguson        Sonata for viola and piano
Winner of the Craig Armstrong Prize 2014                     
Dinah Wolfe Competition Prize winners
Henry McPherson   Kindred
Kevan O’Reilly         Worst of Friends – Study in Moto Perpetuo
Friday 2 May / 3pm / FLT
Composer Talk (Martin Bresnick)
Friday 2 May / 7.30pm / SH
Plug 5
Red Note + MusicLab Closing concert
Sirocco Winds
Garry Walker Visiting Professor in Conducting
Carl-Emmanuel Fisbach Baritone Saxophone (Paris Conservatoire student)
Daniel Fígols Cuevas         Quale (Paris Conservatoire piece)
Solo baritone sax, Bass clarinet, Bass trombone, tenor saxophone, percussion, violin, viola, 2 cellos, double bass       
Thomas Norman                  L’avenir à venir
Flute/tenor sax/bass clarinet/horn/bass trombone/percussion/piano/ violin, viola, 2 cellos, double bass
Shona Mackay                     Subtext (10mins)
Flute/oboe/clarinet/bassoon/horn/ /percussion/piano/ violin, viola, 2 cellos, double bass                              
Martin Bresnick                    Fantasia on a Theme of Willie Dixon
Bass clarinet in Bb, electric guitar, drum set, vibraphone, piano, electric organ, Violin
Martin Bresnick                    Just Time
Hugh Holton                                     A Winter Romance
Flute/clarinet/alto sax/baritone sax/horn/percussion/ voice / 2 violin/viola/cello/bass

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 PLUG Festival at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 

100 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3DB

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