Mark's new percussion concerto Heartland will be premiered by Julian Warburton with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Richard Baker at this year's Vale of Glamorgan Festival on May 15th at Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff. The concert also includes new work by Qigang Chen and Sebastian Currier. Further details here.
Several of Mark's works are now available from Composers Edition, a brand new publishing enterprise featuring the music of some of the UK's brightest professional composers. Composers Edition provides a high quality print-on-demand and digital download service. Scores and performance materials can either be delivered by post or downloaded immediately. Further details here.
In April Nonclassical return to The Macbeth in Hoxton. The night will feature a performance from the amazing violinist Thomas Gould and he’s put together an intimate programme featuring Mark's work for solo violin and electronics Lines written a few miles below. Further details here.
Back in October 2012 the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Andrew Gourlay performed a portrait concert of the Camberwell Composers' Collective. Hear and Now will broadcast the concert on 2nd March 2013 introduced by Sara Mohr-Pietsch with Mark and Emily joining her in the studio. You can catch the broadcast here or listen again here.
After nearly a whole year of collaboration between Mark and the wonderful choreographer Eleesha Drennan, their new piece, Virtual Descent, is about to receive its premiere as National Dance Company Wales begins its spring tour. Julian Warburton and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Grant Llewellyn recorded Mark’s score, a brand new percussion concerto called Heartland, in January. Performances are happening in Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland throughout 2013. Full details here.
Mark is working with percussionist Julian Warburton in January to record his new percussion concerto heartland with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Grant Llewellyn. The recording will be used by the National Dance Company of Wales for a new collaborative production choreographed by Eleesha Drennan.