calendarnewsabout usmediapresslearningnetworkcontact
CHROMA group

"the top-notch chamber ensemble CHROMA
  The Guardian

"played with tremendous virtuosity and focus"
  The Telegraph

February.2008

February - June, Spitalfields Festival Education
Mulberry Girls School and Bow Boys School:
5-month composition project "Electric Soundscapes"

1 February, 9pm Artrix Arts Centre, Bromsgrove
Elena Firsova - Invocation
Peter Maxwell Davies - Lux in Tenebris
Dai Fujikura - Broken Shackle
Olivier Messaien - Le Merle Blue (from Catalogue D'Oiseaux)
Toshio Hosokawa - In die Tiefe der Zeit
Elisabeth Lutyens - Soli
Rebecca Saunders - Quartet

27-29 February, Norwich Schools
"Puppets & Acrobats" return to 6 Norwich schools with Stravinsky's Petrouchka and Prokofiev's Trapèze.

29 February, 7.30pm Park Lane Chapel, Norwich
Igor Stravinsky - Petrouchka (arr. Stuart King)
Sergei Prokofiev - Quintet

March.2008

18 March, 7pm Cardiff University
Thea Musgrave - Ring out wild bells
Leos Janacek - Pohadka
student piece (PREMIERE)
Pavel Novak - Sono unisono
Krzyzstof Penderecki - String Trio or Clarinet Quartet
Diana Burrell - Double Image
John Woolrich - Adagissimo

19 March, Cardiff University
morning: student composers workshop

May.2008

2 May - lpm - St Peter's Church Berkhamsted
Dohnanyi - Serenade in C Op.10 for string trio
Joe Cutler - Skempton's Law (written for CHROMA)
Beethoven - Serenade

June.2008

4 June 1pm Wilton's Music Hall
Spitalfields Festival Education - "Electric Soundscapes" concert featuring premieres of pieces composed by pupils of Mulberry Girls School and Bow Boys School
more details: www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk

8 June 6pm Park Lane Chapel, Norwich
"Black Angels" programme:
Matthew Sansom - muraqabah for electroacoustic tape (prelude to concert)
Arlene Sierra - Surrounded Ground (PREMIERE - CHROMA commission)
Dai Fujikura - Poison Mushroom
Julian Grant - Strike Opponent’s Ears With Both Fists (PREMIERE - CHROMA commission)
George Crumb - Black Angels

12 June 6.30pm Shoreditch Church
Spitalfields Festival
Matthew Sansom - muraqabah
Steve Reich - New York Counterpoint
Dai Fujikura - Poison Mushroom
John Cooney - Songlines (PREMIERE - written for CHROMA)
Electric Soundscapes, Mulberry Girls and Bow Boys Schools GCSE compositions
George Crumb - Black Angels
to book tickets: www.spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk

15-23 June Shetland Islands "Puppets & Acrobats" schools programme
16 June - Unst: Baltasound Junior High, Uyeasound Primary, Fetlar Primary
17 June - Yell: Mid-Yell JS
18 June -
Yell: Burravoe Primary, Cullivoe Primary
19 June - West Mainland: Happy Hansel, Sandness, Skeld schools
20 June - Fair Isle School

19 June - 7.30pm - Town Hall, Lerwick
Sergei Prokofiev - Quintet
Igor Stravinsky - Petrouchka (arr. Stuart King)
more info: www.johnsmasfoy.co.uk

21 June - 7pm - School Hall, Fair Isle
Sergei Prokofiev - Quintet
Igor Stravinsky - Petrouchka (arr. Stuart King)
featuring performances from the children of Fair Isle Primary School

August.2008

31 July - 17 August - Tête à Tête Opera Festival - Riverside Studios
www.tete-a-tete.org.uk for full programme details
Sun 3 August, 7.30pm
CHROMA plays Petrouchka
Box Office 020 8237 1111 or book online here

21 August - 1pm - Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
Dohnanyi - Serenade in C Op.10 for string trio
Joe Cutler - Skempton's Law (written for CHROMA)
Beethoven - Serenade

October.2008

19 October, 1pm, King of Hearts, Norwich
with Peter Hill
Olivier Messaien - Quartet for the End of Time
Box Office: 01603 611412

 

November.2008

Tête à Tête:
The Cumnor Affair
a new opera composed by Philip Cashian, libretto by Iain Pears

Riverside Studios November 10/12/14/15/16 (mat)
Box Office 020 8237 1111 or book online here

21 November, Park Lane Norwich
Steven Stucky - Nell'ombra, nella luce for string quartet
Osvaldo Golijov - The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind

26 November, Cardiff University
Widening Access sessions

December.2008

1 December 7pm St Peter's Church Berkhamsted
with Peter Hill
Olivier Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time

19 December 3.45pm Quaker Meeting House Berkhamsted
"Winter Wonderland" - a concert for children
£5 adults £3 children

19 December 7pm Quaker Meeting House Berkhamsted
Candlelit Recital of Christmas Music, including Bach Goldberg Variations (arr. for string trio)
Howard Skempton's Winter Sunrise
£10 (£7 concessions) - including mulled wine

Tickets for both concerts £12 - for tickets contact chroma.concerts@me.com

20 December 7.30pm Quainton Parish Church
Christmas Music, including Bach Goldberg Variations (arr. for string trio) and Howard Skempton's Winter Sunrise
£7 including mulled wine - tickets available in advance from Quainton village stores, or contact chroma.concerts@me.com

22 December 7.30pm Warwick Unitarian Chapel
Christmas Music, including Bach Goldberg Variations (arr. for string trio) and Howard Skempton's Winter Sunrise
£10 (£7 concessions) - including mulled wine
For tickets please ring 01926 330835 or chroma.concerts@me.com

Archive events:

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
>2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014

twitter soundcloud flickr facebook   registered charity no: 1135431
all content© CHROMA 2002-2016