News, news, news!!!
Accolades poured in after the...
MRF Annual Festival,
April 23rd 2023,
St Lawrence Church, Alton,
The Festival theme was War,
past and current.
In celebration of
Martin Read, 10 years on, the concert, 7.30pm, featured his
Civil War cantata:
The Death of Colonel Boles
with cellist Joseph Spooner,
and baritone Paul Sheehan
conducted by David Gibson
Also featuring were:
premieres by our 4 award-holders for solo cello,
and from our alumni:
new choral piece by Freddie Hodkin;
new work for Flexible Ensemble.
Photos and films to follow soon.
Endorsements for MRF:
Alan Bullard, composer...
'Well done for encouraging those young musicians as they take their next steps into the musical world - you are doing a fantastic job.'
Jakki Faye, parent...
'Thank you so much for what you do,
it really does change young lives!'