— Richard Craig

RTÉ Orchestra Performance and Festival Concerts


February and March brings some new repertoire and appearances at concerts in the UK and Ireland.
This will be my first appearance at the Bangor Music Festival/ElectroacousticCYMRU with the soloist Juliet Fraser where I will be performing Gérard Pape’s Two Electro-Acoustic Songs as well as Patricia Alessandrini’s Esquisse d’apres Artaud,  John Croft’s Intermedio I for solo bass flute and electronics and a work by a Bangor University colleague, Jesse Ronneau. There will also be a world-premiere of  a newly commissioned piece by Gareth Hughes too in the programme. Earlier that same week I will be in Ireland working with the RTÉ orchestra performing Ann Cleare‘s eyam v for contrabass flute, contrabass clarinet and orchestra. Finally, in March I will be at Liverpool University’s Open Circuit Festival. I am collaborating with Matt Fairclough and students at the university to develop new pieces, which will be premiered in a concert on the 27th of March. Repertoire includes an adaptation of Steve Takasugi‘s The Flypaper, as well as works by Ronneau, Croft and Luc Ferrari.