Concerto Premiere with Ulster Orchestra, Ulster Hall, Belfast
BBC Radio 3 New Music Show Invitation Concert at the Ulster Hall on 12 January 2023
David Brophy (conductor)
Craig Ogden (guitar)
Featuring contemporary works by four composers from the island of Ireland.
The Ulster Orchestra is joined by the classical album chart topping guitarist Craig Ogden for the premiere of Greg Caffrey’s “Environments II”, a work written for solo guitar with strings and percussion, and mezzo-soprano Sarah Richmond performing Frank Corcoron’s “My Alto Rhapsodies” based on his poems from a collection called “Haikus”.
There will also be performances of works by composers Anselm McDonnell and Ed Bennett. Anselm McDonnell’s “Coruscate”- which means bursts of light.