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Sally Beamish

"Bridging the Day" for cello & piano, premiered by Steven Isserlis & Ian Brown at Painswick Hause, Gloucestershire, August 16, 1998

"Song of the Birds", arrangement for solo cello, premiered by Steven Isserlis at Painswick House, Gloucestershire, August 16, 1998

"The Wise Maid", for solo cello, premiered by Robert Irvine at Strathgarry House, nr. Killiecrankie, May 20, 2000

Sonata for cello & piano, premiered by Robert Irvine & Sally Beamish at Strathgarry House, nr. Killierankie, May 20, 2000

"Sangsters", concerto for orchestra, jointly with Swedish & Scottish Chamber Orchestras, premiered by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, cond. Oliver Knussen, at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music & Drama, Glasgow, November 15, 2002

"Carnival", for piano trio, premiered by The Florestan Trio at Tetbury Church, Gloucestershire, October 3, 2003, for opening of the first Tetbury Festival

"The Singing", for accordion & orchestra, funded on behalf of the Cheltenham Music Festival, jointly with The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, premiered by James Crabb and the Halle Orchestra, cond. Martyn Brabbins, at Cheltenham Town Hall, June 30, 2006, as part of the 2006 Cheltenham Music Festival

"Lost and Found in The Forest of Dean", for a cappella choir, from poems commissioned from David Pownall, premiered by The King´s Singers at Tewkesbury Abbey, July 4, 2006, as part of the 2006 Cheltenham Music Festival

"Suite pour Violoncelle et Orchestre", arranged from Debussy, jointly with Doreen Faulkner, Vincent & Kulvinder Hambleton-Grey, Eric & Maggie Turner, Ruskin & Joyce Longworth, Ron Trewick, and Peter Golisch, in memoriam Bernard Faulkner, premiered by Steven Isserlis with the St Paul Chamber Orchestra, cond. Douglas Boyd, at The Ordway Centre, St Paul, USA, March 2, 2007

"The Seven Deadly Sins", for narrator and chamber ensemble, with modern translation from Piers the Plowman commissioned from Phil Hind, to be premiered by Samuel West and ensemble at the 2009 Cheltenham Music Festival

 

Peter Maxwell Davies

"Lumens Cognitiones" (a birthday tribute to Sally Beamish), for flute, clarinet & string quartet, premiered by the Nash Ensemble, cond. Martyn Brabbins, at the Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, July 5, 2006, as part of the 2006 Cheltenham Music Festival

 

James MacMillian

"For Sally" (a birthday tribute to Sally Beamish), for piano quartet, premiered by the Nash Ensemble at the Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham, July 5, 2006, as part of the 2006 Cheltenham Music Festival