tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-51384072226757414172018-10-15T09:44:17.421+01:00Matthew Schellhorn | NewsLatest news about British pianist Matthew SchellhornMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comBlogger90125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-765470732563443202018-02-01T13:52:00.000+00:002018-02-16T13:54:21.912+00:00Messiaen masterclasses in CambridgeTomorrow sees Matthew Schellhorn in Cambridge, performing Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux. An open discussion with Margaret Faultless and Jeremy Thurlow will be followed by masterclasses with the undergraduates.Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-35999430709180135542017-08-13T21:43:00.000+01:002017-09-12T10:41:22.963+01:00Live performance on BBC Radio 3Matthew Schellhorn will perform items from his new disc with soprano Susanna Fairbairn on BBC Radio 3 In Tune tomorrow, Monday 14 August 2017.Listen live from 16:30 at BBC Radio 3Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-9726092542275857542017-07-15T00:16:00.000+01:002017-07-15T00:24:32.953+01:00New CD release on NaxosMatthew Schellhorn’s new CD of songs by Geoffrey Bush and Joseph Horovitz is released on Naxos today.He partners soprano Susanna Fairbairn in this exciting disc of rarely heard masterpieces, including several World Premieres. More information available hereMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-24658492160528974972017-06-12T12:35:00.000+01:002017-06-12T12:37:38.268+01:00Matthew Schellhorn performs 10 new worksMARKSON PIANOS CONCERT SERIES and ÁLVARAREZ CHAMBER ORCHESTRA presentsTen by Ten: Ten piano pieces by ten composersFull programme: Giles Swayne CantoTorsten Herman Prometheus Tanz UK PREMIEREGeoffrey Álvarez Toccata Wagogo and Fuga Errato WORLD PREMIEREMassimo Lauricella Nuances UK PREMIEREEdwin Roxburgh Prelude and ToccataMolly Kien Symmetrical Swans WORLD PREMIERERichard Stoker Piano Sonata No.Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-43760425599631995672017-05-04T13:18:00.002+01:002017-05-04T13:48:29.460+01:00Maria Curcio RememberedMatthew Schellhorn recalls his teacher, the extraordinary pedagogue Maria Curcio. Read the articleMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-87250775484068603562017-04-18T10:56:00.000+01:002017-04-18T10:58:06.048+01:00Planning the music of Holy WeekMatthew Schellhorn writes about his work planning for Holy Week with vocal ensemble Cantus Magnus. Read the full articleMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-50945876405061889352017-04-09T23:14:00.001+01:002017-06-26T15:36:44.656+01:00Matthew Schellhorn clothed as a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of MusiciansMatthew Schellhorn has been clothed as a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians. During an historic ceremony on 5th April 2017 at Mercers’ Hall in the City of London, Matthew Schellhorn was clothed with the Livery of the Company by the Clerk, Hugh Lloyd, after which the Master, Alderman Sir Roger Gifford, invested Matthew with the Badge of the Company and extended the customary "right Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-60041806671817304032017-03-07T20:57:00.001+00:002017-03-07T21:06:14.016+00:00Matthew Schellhorn signs International Declaration on Sacred MusicMatthew Schellhorn is one of the signatories to a high-profile declaration on the intrinsic value of Sacred Music. This declaration, signed by over 200 musicians, pastors, and scholars from around the world and published in six languages (English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German), argues for the continued relevance and importance of traditional sacred music and critiques the Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-40267278096949232032017-03-03T16:13:00.002+00:002017-05-04T14:58:49.791+01:00Forthcoming solo recital in BelfastMatthew Schellhorn's forthcoming recital in Belfast includes music by Haydn, Beethoven, Ravel and Ian Wilson. Book onlineMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-87988788805161695452017-01-17T23:16:00.002+00:002017-02-12T20:31:01.063+00:00World Premiere of new work by Ian WilsonMatthew Schellhorn is to premiere a new work by Ian Wilson in a forthcoming concert for Brunel Arts on Friday 20th January 2017. A Sonata of Solstices and Equinoxes marks a return to writing for the solo piano for the first time in seven years by Ian Wilson: the result is a four-movement piano sonata (25 minutes total) that engages with themes of recurrence, time (both ‘passing’ and ‘distant’) Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-37642198587419373962016-11-09T21:02:00.000+00:002016-11-09T21:04:06.950+00:00Matthew Schellhorn and heraldryMatthew Schellhorn has been examining the archives of the College of Arms and considering the armorial bearings of The Worshipful Company of Musicians. Read moreMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-80348338260292710892016-10-01T20:03:00.002+01:002017-05-04T14:58:49.991+01:00Election to the Faculty of Music, University of CambridgeWith effect from 1st October 2016, Matthew Schellhorn has been elected to the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge. Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-88210446443255223542016-09-03T20:22:00.001+01:002016-09-03T20:24:32.751+01:00New article on John Rastell for the Catholic HeraldMatthew Schellhorn's latest contribution to the Catholic Herald has been published today. He explores St Thomas More's brother-in-law and his remarkable contribution to the history of Sacred Music. Read the full article hereMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-4526165691235516112016-06-26T17:59:00.000+01:002016-06-26T18:01:20.123+01:00Glowing review for Wigmore recitalFestive SparkleA concert to celebrate the ninetieth birthday of composer Joseph Horovitz, reviewed by MALCOLM MILLERThere was festive sparkle in the air at the climax of the Park Lane Group's Wigmore Hall concert on 13 June 2016 to celebrate the ninetieth birthday of composer Joseph Horovitz, with the resonant glow of soprano Susanna Fairbairn's resilient lyricism soaring above a rousing audienceMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-24138536364380553332016-06-04T15:38:00.008+01:002016-06-13T00:42:52.636+01:00Forthcoming Wigmore Hall recitalMatthew Schellhorn returns to the Wigmore Hall this month partnering award-winning soprano Susanna Fairbairn. The recital, part of the Park Lane Group 2015/16 series, will include works by Debussy and Fauré and will also celebrate the 90th birthday of Joseph Horovitz who will be present. Tickets are available from Wigmore Hall at https://wigmore-hall.org.uk/whats-on/Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-42754882447619770372016-02-18T14:21:00.003+00:002017-05-04T14:58:49.220+01:00New article on John Cage for The Catholic HeraldMatthew Schellhorn's latest piece for The Catholic Herald explores silence, the Mass and John Cage. In the article, he explores the notion that 'music is the silence between the notes'. Read the full articleMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-73122952669603342262016-02-08T17:01:00.002+00:002016-06-12T23:35:35.056+01:00New CD of works by Patrick NunnMatthew Schellhorn features on a new CD of works by award-winning composer Patrick Nunn. Partnering Sarah Mason (percussion), Maria Oldak (violin) and the composer himself (electronics), Matthew Schellhorn performs Transilent Fragments and Isochronos, of which he gave the World Premiere in 2010. Composer Patrick Nunn writes: "This CD showcases a selection of solo and duo works written between Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-63330986911403203962016-02-08T16:10:00.001+00:002016-06-12T23:35:34.708+01:00Ian Wilson World Premiere available on BBC Radio 3Matthew Schellhorn's recent concerto performance in Belfast with the Ulster Orchestra and conductor David Brophy is still available to listen to on the BBC Radio 3 website. Listen online at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b06yjfgjMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-28635226590616854752016-01-19T23:42:00.004+00:002017-08-13T21:47:37.068+01:00World Premiere broadcast on BBC Radio 3Matthew Schellhorn's recent concerto performance in Belfast with the Ulster Orchestra and conductor David Brophy will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 next week. Hear the World Premiere of Ian Wilson's Mutazione on Saturday 30 January 2016 at 22:15. Programme website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006tnsxMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-80310414886010355322016-01-19T21:11:00.001+00:002016-01-20T14:17:50.744+00:00Concert at the Chelsea Arts ClubMatthew Schellhorn and soprano Susanna Fairbairn are performing in a concert at the Chelsea Arts Club on Sunday 24 January 2016 at 18:00. Debussy Ariettes oubliéesJoseph Horovitz Lady MacbethJudith Weir King Harald's SagaR. Strauss Säusle, liebe Myrte; Als mir dein Lied erklangJoseph Horovitz Zum elften MärzChelsea Arts Club is a private members Club for artists in the heart of London. Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-59711860229633908572016-01-08T15:12:00.004+00:002016-06-12T23:35:33.309+01:00Concerto performance with the Ulster OrchestraOn Monday 18 January 2016, Matthew Schellhorn will give the World Premiere of Ian Wilson's Mutazione: Piano Concerto as part of a BBC Radio 3 Invitation Concert for broadcast on Hear and Now. Full programme: Monday 18 January 6.15pmUlster HallElaine Agnew Twilight (2010)Piers Hellawell Dogs & Wolves (2005)Ed Bennett Ausland (2005)Marian Ingoldsby The Heron by the Weir (2008)Ian Wilson Mutazione: Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-8876731104335424062015-10-01T22:55:00.001+01:002016-06-12T23:35:32.957+01:00Matthew Schellhorn guest speaker at Defence Academy of the United KingdomMatthew Schellhorn is to be a guest speaker at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. On Tuesday 6th October 2015, he will give a lecture as part of the Quarterdeck Series entitled "A History of Music: Gregorian Chant" to the staff, students and friends of the Defence Academy and their adult family members. The Quarterdeck Series is a programme of extra-curricular evening talks that explore Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-22377060995656966012015-09-26T16:28:00.004+01:002016-06-12T23:35:32.556+01:00Interview on New Liturgical MovementNew Liturgical Movement, a widely read Catholic blog, has published an interview with Matthew Schellhorn ahead of his working pilgrimage to Rome. Matthew discusses his background and current activities, the musical programmes he has devised, the mission of the choral group he founded, and the links between music and faith. Read the full interview here. Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-40057927305635866952015-09-04T20:36:00.000+01:002015-09-04T20:42:35.489+01:00World Premiere of new work by Colin RileyMatthew Schellhorn will give the World Premiere of a new work by Colin Riley in the York Late Music concert series. As the Tender Twilight Covers was commissioned by Matthew for his recital and will be performed as part of a programme of new music including works by Ian Wilson, Steve Crowther, Nicola LeFanu, Gráinne Mulvey, Judith Weir CBE, James MacMillan CBE and Messiaen. Full programme detailsMatthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-5138407222675741417.post-56925912412140210692015-09-01T21:09:00.005+01:002016-06-12T23:35:32.137+01:00Plainchant at the Defence Academy of the United KingdomMatthew Schellhorn has been invited to lecture on plainchant at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. The talk, entitled "A History of Music: Gregorian Chant", is part of The Quarterdeck Series, a programme of extra-curricular evening talks that explore ideas and meaning through the arts and culture. Now in its second year, the series is designed to offer an encounter with interesting Matthew Schellhornnoreply@blogger.com