Richard Blackford

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February 5th. The Better Angels Of Our Nature. Steven Hudson (oboe), BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Martyn Brabbins (conductor). Live broadcast at 19.30 BBC Radio 3.

June 27th A Gaudí Symphony, world premiere. BBC National Orchestra of Wales commission, Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff broadcast and Lyrita recording. Conductor Martyn Brabbins.

July 31st. Pietà, Winchester Cathedral, Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Bournemouth Symphony Youth Chorus, Leeds Festival Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra - cond. Gavin Carr

September 26th. Echo, world premiere. Bournemouth Symphony Chorus, Gavin Carr (baritone), Richard Blackford (conductor). The Lighthouse, Poole.

October 24th. Vision Of A Garden, world premiere. The Bach Choir commission. The Bach Choir, Philharmonia Orchestra, David Hill (conductor)


February 11th-12th. Verdi Requiem, in a new arrangement by Richard Blackford for two pianos, organ and percussion. Recording with The Bach Choir, Holy Trinity, Sloane Square. Conductor David Hill.

March 20th Babel. A new cantata commissioned by the Camden Choir for its 50th anniversary. World premiere. Cadogan Hall, London, conducted by the composer.