Arrangements

St Prex Classics with Nigel Kennedy and Richard Galliano

Screen Shot 2015-06-07 at 2.19.08 pmSuper excited to be performing at the amazing St Prex Classics festival, Switzerland on 31 Aug & 1 Sept with Nigel Kennedy and Richard Galliano. What a privilege to witness two absolute masters of their craft in collaboration.

Also very humbled that we will be opening the show with my chamber arrangement (for solo violin, oboe, string quintet and piano) of Vaughan-Williams’ ‘The Lark Ascending’!

The incredible venue ‘LUNA’, purpose built for the festival, features a balloon like roof that lights up like a moon looking over St Prex. Some behind-the-scenes pics here.


‘Orchestra of Life’ Strings in Jaworki!

Jaworki 
Following our ‘surprise’ appearance last night performing Czardas with the incredible Nigel Kennedy and his Band at Dworek Gościnny, Szczawnica, the Orchestra of Life Strings take the stage tonight at Muzyczna Owczarnia, Jaworki!

With very special guests Tomasz ‘Kukush’ Kukurba (Kroke) and Nigel Kennedy.

Program includes my arrangement of Vaughan-Williams’ ‘The Lark Ascending’ for solo violin and string orchestra. 🙂

Great vibes, gonna go off!


Forgotten Australians Documentary

An arrangement of Vivaldi RV516 I did a while back (beautifully played here by Isidore Tillers and Ezmi Pepper) was used for this inspirational documentary.


Nigel Kennedy’s ‘Four Elements’ album

Screen Shot 2015-06-07 at 2.30.52 pmHeading into the AMAZING Hookend Studios for the recording of Nigel Kennedy’s new ‘Four Elements’ album for Sony Classical.

Also my first experience doing score preparation for a major tour. Here goes!

The album EPK can be found here.

More info at http://www.nigel-kennedy.net/home