The Strand Contemporary Music Series (Concert 2) – Alexander Papp
October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The second concert of an exceptional new series of five dates of contemporary music at the beautiful candlelit venue of St Mary le Strand. A unique opportunity to experience new and innovative works by some of the UK leading contemporary music artists. St Mary le Strand is an outstanding and intimate venue, well suited for musical performance. There are also many bars and restaurants nearby to complete your evening.
Featuring works by composer Alexander Papp
To be confirmed
Midwinter (for solo cello)
New Work 1 (for piano trio)
New Work 2 (for solo piano)
Pink Mist (for piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass and narrator)
Alexander Papp is a 22 year old composer who holds a scholarship to study composition at the Royal Academy of Music with Phil Cashian and Rubens Askenar. He will continue his Masters study at the Academy from September with the support of the Vaughan Williams Foundation and the Countess ofMunster Musical Trust.Based in London, he writes both acoustic and electro-acoustic music for the concert hall. In 2020 Alex was the recipient of the Rushworth CompositionPrize, culminating in a performance by Ensemble 10/10 in the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. As well as this, his fanfare was selected by the ErnestRead Symphony Orchestra as the winner of their emerging composer prize, resulting in a commission for the orchestra. He was most recently part of the2022 LCO New cohort, having a piece premiered by the London ChamberOrchestra in St John’s Smith Square, London.Alex’s commission from The Brandenburgishes Staatsorchester, Frankfurt ‘Chaos and Reconciliation’ received its premiere on 27th April 2023 conducted by Howard Griffiths. His work has also been performed in venues such as Wigmore Hall, the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, St John’s Smith Square, the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre by Daniel Pioro and in festivals such as the Kings Lynn Festival and Deal Festival.
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