News | Tansy Davies | Composer


The BBC Philharmonic's Red Brick Sessions in Salford were recently broadcast on BBC Radio 3, featuring performances of Residuum, Falling Angel and Spine. Listen to them here until 5th June. 

, a new concerto for Four Horns, commissioned by Esa-Pekka Salonen for the Philharmonia Orchestra, premiered in February at the Anvil in Basingstoke, and also toured with the Philharmonia and Esa-Pekka to London and Madrid. The same four horn soloists (Richard Watkins, Katy Woolley, Nigel Black & Michael Thompson) performed the piece three more times in New York with the New York Philharmonic, again under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen.

Watch a video by the Philharmonia featuring Tansy or read more about the piece here

In other news, Song of Pure Nothingness has its Aldeburgh premiere on 12th June. More info here.

Nonclassical will be presenting a night of music by Tansy on 14th June at 8pm at the Victoria Dalston (London). Programme and tickets here.

Ensemble Musikfabrik has commissioned Tansy to write a work for solo horn and electronics for Christine Chapman to be performed in Cologne, Germany on 6th October 2017. Concert info here.

CRASHLANDS: The Crash Ensemble have comissioned a new work - Antenoux - as one of twenty new commissions in celebration of their 20th anniversary. Performances will happen throughout 2017, see the trailer below.