Andy Scott’s new sonata for alto saxophone and piano received its world premiere in London yesterday evening.
Saxophonist Anthony Brown and pianist Leo Nicholson gave the world premiere of Andy Scott's Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano in the Monday Platform series at London's Wigmore Hall. The new sonata has been adapted by the composer from the Sonata for Flute and Piano, a popular work that can be heard on the CD The Bad Tempered Flute.
The event was presented by the Park Lane Group as one of the Park Lane Group Young Artists Concerts. Anthony Brown and Leo Nicholson were among the outstanding artists at the 2014 PLG Young Artists New Year Series, giving performances which transfixed their audiences.
1 June was the night of the saxophone in London. On the same evening, Huw Wiggin and his ensemble the Ferio saxophone quartet performed in the Royal Over-Seas League competion final. The quartet’s debut concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall was as a result of winning the ensembles section of the annual music competition. As a soloist, Huw Wiggin was also the first prize and gold medal winner of the 2014 Royal Overseas League Competition.
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