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Sun, 25 Apr


This Festival is to be held on Zoom

MRF Festival of contemporary Music

New works by young composers, on the concept of DISTANCE.

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MRF Festival of contemporary Music
MRF Festival of contemporary Music

Time & Location

25 Apr 2021, 10:00 – 15:00

This Festival is to be held on Zoom


About the Event

COVID-19 has impacted all our lives. MRF's support for young composers has been designed to go ahead NO MATTER WHAT, moving on-line for the first time. 

Festival 2021 features: 

  • 3 premieres for Saxophones & Electronics, by MRF award-holders and composer-mentors, with Sam Bullard - saxophones. 
  • 7 premieres by MRF Alumni, written for combinations of instruments within the Composer Collective: violin, viola, bass clarinet, trombones, piano & voice. 
  • Judith Weir CBE, MRF Patron, in conversation with the composers.

MRF award-holders are: Samby Anderson & Pernille Faye.

Composer-mentors are: Alison Willis and Simon Speare

Alumni composer-performers are: Freddie Hodkin, Catherine Upfold, Sam Carr, Owen Russell, Ellen Drewe,

Joel Knee and Jack Robinson.

The photo is a screen shot from the Starting Points Workshop, Feb. 7th '21. 

Join us on April 25th!


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