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The Consolation of Rain

Another fantastic performance and video from Camerata Pacifica, here's the world premiere of the work they commissioned The Consolation of Rain.
Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road US Tour

The ensemble, who commissioned Cut the Rug perform the piece at a string of high-profile festivals across the US this summer.
Jennifer Koh @ NYPhil Biennial

Jennifer will premiere David's new solo violin piece 'Marzipan'.
Julian Bliss/Carducci Quartet Gumboots CD released
Five-star reviews for Nothing
'Nothing' premiered at Glyndebourne in February to huge critical acclaim.
Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Film Trailer
The Music of Strangers, a new film about Yo-Yo Ma's unique ensemble features Bruce's specially composed work 'Cut the Rug'
Philip's approval
Philip Pullman tweeted that 'The Firework-Maker's Daughter' was "one of the best treatments a story of mine has ever received. Loved it!"
Violin Concerto Premiere with Gil Shaham
'Frafile Light', a new violin concerto was premiered by Gil Shaham and the San Diego Symphony

Forthcoming Events


Aug 31 2016
Sep 4 2016
Nothing
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Covent Garden Piazza
Glyndebourne Youth Opera
Oct 6 2016
Carlisle Music Society, St Cuthberts Church, Carlisle
Jack McNeil, Gildas Quartet

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