24 January 2015, Three Latin Motets & Ave Maris Stella

Three Latin Motets & Ave Maris Stella 6.00PM 24 January 2015, Victoria Rooms University Singers Directed by David Bednall www.bris.ac.uk A special event by Bristol University Singers to mark the release of their new CD which includes John Pickard’s Three Latin Motets and Ave Maris Stella There will be an opportunity to buy the disc… Continue reading 24 January 2015, Three Latin Motets & Ave Maris Stella

Gaia Symphony and Eden now issued by BIS Records!

John’s 4th Symphony (Gaia Symphony) and Eden have been issued by BIS records, played by the amazing Eikanger-Bjørsvik musikkläg of Bergen, Norway, conducted by Andreas Hanson. Read the reviews Gramophone Magazine BBC Music Magazine theclassicalreviewer.blogspot.co.uk audaud.com www.musicweb-international.com www.klassik-heute.de

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Musicweb International Classical Reviews: Toccata Classics Chamber Music Volume Two

Chamber Music – Volume 2 String Quartet No.1 (1991) [38:02] String Quartet No.5 (2012-13) [26:06] Brodowski Quartet rec. July 2013, St Paul’s Church, New Southgate, London TOCCATA CLASSICS TOCC0197 [64:08] The second volume of Toccata Classics’ series devoted to the chamber music of the English composer John Pickard presents the First and Fifth of his… Continue reading Musicweb International Classical Reviews: Toccata Classics Chamber Music Volume Two

Fanfare Magazine: Toccata Classics Chamber Music Volume Two

PICKARD String Quartets Nos. 1 and 5 • Brodowski Qrt • TOCCATA 0197 (64:08) My previous Pickard review, in Fanfare 36:4, covered Toccata Classics’ enterprising first installment of the music of John Pickard. Here is the second volume, which effectively acts as confirmation of Pickard as a composer of original voice and deft compositional technique.… Continue reading Fanfare Magazine: Toccata Classics Chamber Music Volume Two