RCM Saxophone Ensemble: New York Counterpoint

02 July 2024, 7:30pm

Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall


A man and a woman perform on the saxophone in the Recital Hall

02 July 2024, 7:30pm

Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall


Kyle Horch director
Sam Scheer conductor
RCM Saxophone Ensemble

Holst (arr Gary Bricault) Brook Green Suite
Nicola Lefanu In the Forests of the Night (UK premiere)
Steve Reich (arr Susan Fancher) New York Counterpoint
Yasuhide Ito La Danza di Terra (UK premiere)
Clare Loveday Revolution Envy
Ian Stewart Concerto Grosso no 1 

Directed by Kyle Horch, the RCM Saxophone Ensemble takes on one of Steve Reich’s most mesmerising scores: New York Counterpoint.

The ensemble marks the 150th anniversary of RCM alumnus Gustav Holst in an arrangement of his Brook Green Suite, and there are two UK premieres of music by Nicola LeFanu and Yasuhide Ito.

VISIT THE RCM MUSEUM: Drop in to see musical treasures including Holst’s Hawkes & Sons trombone, open until 7.30pm.

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