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Music by Julian Dawes

a variety of music for voice, cello and piano

Part of the 1901 Arts Club 2019-20 Season

Add to my Calendar 01-03-2020 19:30 01-03-2020 21:30 36 Music by Julian Dawes A recital of a variety of music by Julian Dawes for voice, cello and piano. In the intimate and unique setting of the 1901 Arts club. Julian Dawes has worked extensively as a composer, accompanist and teacher. He has written scores for many theatre productions in the United Kingdom, including credits at the Royal Court, The Riverside Studios, Battersea Arts Centre, The Arts Theatre and The Bristol Old Vic. His scores for Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle and Edward ll are both scores for these plays lodged with the Brecht Estate in Berlin. His musical The Braddocks Time was a commission by the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, and The Sacrifice, a music drama based on a Japanese No play was initially premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, and in a revised version by The Acting Company at the New End Theatre. For the concert hall he wrote a Mandolin Concerto, a commission from an International Music Competition for professional Mandolin players in Schweinfurt Germany. He has written choral music and chamber music for a variety of combinations of instruments, as well as thirteen song-cycles, including ‘Songs of Ashes’, a setting of fifteen poems by the Polish poet, Jerzy Ficowski, on the subject of the Holocaust. This work has been broadcast in Israel a number of times. His cantata ‘The Death of Moses’ and his Oratorio ‘Ruth’ were both first performed in London to high acclaim, as was also a recital of his music at the Wigmore Hall. His third oratorio, Shirat Hayam (The Song of the Sea), a setting of the biblical poem from the book of Exodus, received its first performance by the Alyth Choral Society in 2013, and his Pesach Cantata telling the story of Passover was first performed at the New London Synagogue in April 2016. 1901 Arts Club, London DD/MM/YYYY

Details

1901 Arts Club
7 Exton Street
Waterloo

London
SE1 8UE
England


Programme

Julian DawesLove Songs
Julian DawesA slash of blue
Julian DawesLimericks from Lear
Julian DawesThe Cave
Julian DawesPsalm Preludes
Julian DawesSiren Song
Julian Dawes3 Jewish Songs
Julian Dawes4 Songs of Protest
Julian DawesKoach L’Hamin

Performers

Camille Maalawy – mezzo-soprano
Verity Evanson – cello
Jonathan Fisher – piano

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Programme Note

A recital of a variety of music by Julian Dawes for voice, cello and piano. In the intimate and unique setting of the 1901 Arts club.

Julian Dawes has worked extensively as a composer, accompanist and teacher. He has written scores for many theatre productions in the United Kingdom, including credits at the Royal Court, The Riverside Studios, Battersea Arts Centre, The Arts Theatre and The Bristol Old Vic. His scores for Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle and Edward ll are both scores for these plays lodged with the Brecht Estate in Berlin. His musical The Braddocks Time was a commission by the Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, and The Sacrifice, a music drama based on a Japanese No play was initially premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, and in a revised version by The Acting Company at the New End Theatre.

For the concert hall he wrote a Mandolin Concerto, a commission from an International Music Competition for professional Mandolin players in Schweinfurt Germany. He has written choral music and chamber music for a variety of combinations of instruments, as well as thirteen song-cycles, including ‘Songs of Ashes’, a setting of fifteen poems by the Polish poet, Jerzy Ficowski, on the subject of the Holocaust. This work has been broadcast in Israel a number of times.

His cantata ‘The Death of Moses’ and his Oratorio ‘Ruth’ were both first performed in London to high acclaim, as was also a recital of his music at the Wigmore Hall. His third oratorio, Shirat Hayam (The Song of the Sea), a setting of the biblical poem from the book of Exodus, received its first performance by the Alyth Choral Society in 2013, and his Pesach Cantata telling the story of Passover was first performed at the New London Synagogue in April 2016.

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