Time 7.30pm, Saturday 26-Mar-2011
Place St Johns Smith Square, London, London SW1P 3HA, United Kingdom
Amy Dickson plays the world premiere of Jennifer Fowler’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone, plus Mahler and Debussy
Originally from Western Australia, since 1969 Jennifer Fowler has been living in London where she works as a free-lance composer. She has won a number of international prizes for composition, including awards from Britain, Australia, Germany, USA and Bulgaria. Her music is regularly performed in prestigious international festivals and she has had commissions from such organisations as the BBC, ABC, Perth International Arts Festival, the Music Board of the Australia Council and many performing groups. Recent performances have been in Oxford, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Beijing, Angoulême, and Belgrade.
Recognised widely for her remarkable and distinctive tone and exceptional musicality, Amy Dickson has performed in Europe, Africa and Australasia, in venues such as the Wigmore Hall and the Sydney Opera House. She has also performed as a soloist with many orchestras throughout the world including the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra. An exclusive recording artist for Sony Music, Amy Dickson has now released two critically acclaimed recordings on the RCA Red Seal label.
Fowler Concerto for alto saxophone and orchestra (World premiere)
Debussy Rhapsody for alto saxophone and orchestra
Mahler Symphony no. 7
Amy Dickson, Saxophone
Michael Nebe, Conductor