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LIVE From London - Spring

Spring shoots: new festival, albums and artists

Thursday 4 February 2021

We’re thrilled to unveil Percius’ new projects page which includes LIVE From London and the third festival in its series, LIVE From London - Spring, plus new programme collaborations including Joanna MacGregor’s Soul of a Woman and I Fagiolini’s ‘Re-Wilding The Waste Land’. We look forward to upcoming album launches including Mozart world premieres from Rachel Podger and Christopher Glynn in March and a solo Ysaÿe album from Jack Liebeck in May, as well as showcasing conductor Barnaby Smith.

Choral Chihuahua

I Fagiolini new online: Choral Chihuahua; Sing The Score & The Full Monteverdi; Gramophone Gala

Monday 11 May 2020

Today marks the launch of a new podcast series by I Fagiolini in collaboration with The Sixteen, Choral Chihuahua. I Fagiolini unveiled its new film series #NotInThisTogether last night as part of Gramophone’s ‘Winners’ Lockdown Charity Gala’ in aid of Help Musicians. The group shares its weekly series #SingTheScore, it’s online interactive venture for singers #SingTheScoreExtra, and looks forward to a new EP release of John Wilbye on CORO. Upcoming film releases including The Stag Hunt (Janequin’s 'La Chasse'), and The Full Monteverdi film which will be available online for the first time in honour of Monteverdi’s birthday anniversary on 15 May. Read on to find out more about I Fagiolini’s new online offerings...

Simon Crawford-Phillips © Nikolaj Lund

Debuts, Discs and new Departures - 3D Crawford-Phillips

Friday 7 February 2020

Following the release of three new albums on 7 February highlighting his multi-faceted performing career, conductor/pianist Simon Crawford-Phillips makes his debut with Sinfonia Varsovia in the Lutoslawski Chain Festival (8 February), debuts with Zurich Chamber Orchestra (touring with Daniel Hope), celebrates his Wye Valley Chamber Music Festival’s anniversary at the Wigmore Hall, and tours his award-winning Västerås Sinfonietta to the UK in Wild Waves and Woods with Lawrence Power and Paul Watkins.

Jack Liebeck © Kaupo Kikkas

Jack Liebeck: new Professorship and Artistic Directorship

Monday 13 January 2020

We are delighted to share that the Royal Academy of Music today unveils Jack Liebeck as its new Émile Sauret Professor of Violin, as the Australian Festival of Chamber Music announces Jack as its new Artistic Director from 2021.

Eamonn Dougan

Rejoice, Rejoice! Spanish debuts and new Chief Conductorship for Eamonn Dougan

Thursday 12 December 2019

Jersey Chamber Orchestra has announced Eamonn Dougan as its new Chief Conductor; this as he makes his debuts in Bilbao and Seville, conducting Handel’s Messiah for Fundacio La Caixa with Bilbao Orkestra Sinfonikoa, Sociadad Coral de Bilbao and Real Orquesta Sinfonica de Sevilla.

Leonardo: The Works

I Fagiolini & Robert Hollingworth 'Au Naturel': from Leonardo on film to 'Russia with Love'

Tuesday 29 October 2019

I Fagiolini and Robert Hollingworth’s concert season start is marked by debuts including Birmingham Symphony Hall, Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin, and a significant tour to Russia as part of the UK-Russia Year of Music; film premieres - Leonardo the works is released worldwide on 29 October; Robert’s new festival directorship for the renowned Stour Music, and Robert’s conducting which includes directing a new commission by Benji Merrison and returns to RIAS Kammerchor and Capella Cracoviensis.

Rachel Podger © Theresa Pewal

Rachel Podger: from Bach to Bohemia - Ambassador, Early Music Day 2020 and Wigmore Hall Residency

Monday 21 October 2019

We are delighted to announce that Rachel Podger will be the Ambassador for REMA’s Early Music Day. We look forward to working closely with our European colleagues in the run-up to 21 March 2020. This news comes shortly after Rachel opened her six concert Artist in Residence series at London’s prestigious Wigmore Hall (an all Bach exploration), and as Rachel prepares to open her own Brecon Baroque Festival, this year celebrating the music of Bohemia.

Jack Liebeck © Kaupo Kikkas

Jack on track: recording news, album releases and a new concerto world premiere

Friday 11 October 2019

As Jack looks forward to his 40th year, we celebrate the release of two new albums, Time and Space (songs by Holst and Vaughan Williams), and Stuart Hancock’s Raptures; Jack’s return to the recording studio with the BBC Symphony Orchestra for his next major concerto album to be released next Spring; the launch of the Salieca Piano Trio (with Thomas Carroll and Amandine Savary); fresh collaborations with Professor Brian Cox and Daniel Harding including the world premiere of a new concerto commissioned for Jack by Melbourne Symphony, Paul Dean’s A Brief History of Time.

Simon Crawford-Phillips © Nikolaj Lund

Conductor cue: Simon Crawford-Phillips joins Percius

Wednesday 4 September 2019

Percius is delighted to welcome Simon Crawford-Phillips to its fast-developing roster of conductors and directors. Simon joins Percius as his third season as Chief Conductor of VästeråSinfonietta begins, and as he launches a new concerto album, Fanny and Felix, with award-winning Swedish string orchestra Musica Vitae.

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