We use cookies to give you the best online experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with our Privacy Policy. Learn more here. x

Onyx Brass: The sun is free to flow with the sea | NMC album launch concert

Monday June 26, 2023 at 19:30
World Heart Beat, London
£15, £5 concession (under 18, student, senior citizen)
Book Online
Tickets "at the door" - until sold out

Internationally acclaimed brass quintet Onyx Brass play music from their new album released on NMC Recordings. The quintet described by BBC Music Magazine as "the classiest brass ensemble in Britain", celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2023 with their second album release on NMC.

After the success of their 2018 NMC album Onyx Noir, a brassy take on the current ‘golden era in British jazz’, Onyx Brass are back with a brand new collection of commissions by top contemporary composers. Since its establishment Onyx Brass have been pioneers in advocating the brass quintet as a medium for excellent new chamber music, and have premiered over 200 new works. This new album, The sun is free to flow with the sea, perfectly epitomises Onyx and its values, as a compendium of new music written specially for the quintet by some of the most renowned composers working today.Join Onyx for a celebratory concert as they perform a selection of works featured on the album, including music by Charlotte Harding, Zoë Martlew, Yshani Perinpanayagam, and Mark-Anthony Turnage.

The evening will also include a Q&A session with some of the featured composers, including Charlotte Harding, Zoë Martlew, Mark-Anthony Turnage all about their music and the creative process of writing for brass quintet.Find out more about the album and pre-order your copy here

About Onyx Brass
Onyx Brass is one of the rare breed of chamber ensembles whose musical and technical virtuosity is matched by the accessibility and vitality of their presentation. Their mission is to have their extraordinary abilities at the disposal of the music at all times, and to play music of the requisite quality to reflect the status of the brass quintet as a serious medium for chamber music. The richness and warmth of their sound is remarked upon by all who hear them.

About NMC Recordings
NMC Recordings is a multi-award-winning new music record label and charity. Founded by composer Colin Matthews OBE in 1988 with their first release in 1989, they are devoted to enriching cultural life by connecting listeners around the world with exceptional contemporary classical music by composers from Britain and Ireland. Over the last 34 years NMC has released over 300 recordings of high-quality performances featuring more than 600 major international artists and ensembles and works by over 400 composers.

World Heart Beat
3 Ponton Road
SW11 7BD
Onyx Brass

This advertisement was submitted by NMC Recordings.
Print or Save this concert's QR code

Disclaimer: We endeavour to supply full and accurate information but cannot be held responsible for any errors.
Please check with the ticket vendor before you purchase your ticket. PLEASE REPORT BAD CONTENT

©2023 Concert Diary. The interactive Concert Guide specialising in listings for Opera, Ballet and Classical Music Concerts.