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NOVEMBER RELEASE

 

CHRCD146

CHERYL FRANCES-HOAD: Magic Lantern Tales

Magic Lantern Tales takes its title from a cycle of poems by Ian Macmillan, and Cheryl Frances-Hoad has used her unique compositional voice to interpret varied texts by Kei Miller, Tamsin Collison, Andrew Motion and Stuart Murray - written especially for her - and pre-existing ones by Kate Wakeling and Aristotle.

 

Performers include Nicky Spence and Sholto Kynoch, Sophie Daneman and Mark Stone (who get a special mention for playing egg shakers in The Thought Machine with texts by Kate Wakeling. Scenes from Autistic Bedtimes is a result of Cheryl’s time as a Cultural Fellow in Opera Related Arts

 

 

OCTOBER RELEASES

 

CHRCD145

PIATTI QUARTET: Albion Refracted

The Piatti Quartet present British music for string quartet, including two world premieres by Joseph Phibbs and Mark-Anthony Turnage alongside works by Britten and Bridge.The inspiration for the album began with their commission of Joseph Phibbs’ String Quartet No 1 in 2014, premiered at the Rye Arts Festival, where audiences were enthusiastic to hear the work again.  

 

CHRCD135

KATYA APEKISHEVA: IMPROMPTUS

This album of impromptus reflects Katya’s attraction to the form, including music by Scriabin and Chopin: “In the last few years I have been drawn to Fauré’s music with its rich textures and sensuous, dark, hypnotic harmonies. I discovered his Impromptus which arerarely performed, perhaps partly because of their very virtuoso writing.”

        

Magic Lantern Tales: Songs by Cheryl Frances-Hoad
Various


Albion Refracted: Piatti Quartet
Piatti Quartet


 

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