Three Choirs Festival - Late night with Gerard McChrystal tickets
Hereford Cathedral, Hereford Wed 25th July 2012
Virtuoso Saxophonist Gerard McChrystal performs a solo late night concert utilising exhilarating techniques such as circular breathing & slap-tonguing.
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An eclectic mix from canonic sonatas by Teleman and unaccompanied Bach to music by Australian composers Barry Cockroft and Ross Edwards. The concert will feature the world premiere of a work by Joe Cutler for saxophone & loop station.
Competition success for Gerard includes The Royal Overseas League, RTE Musician of the Future, The Lombard and Ulster Music Foundation, Countess of Munster, The Sir James Caird Award, NFMS Award, BBC Opportunity Knocks! and The Park Lane Group. His Wigmore Hall debut came as a result of winning the intercolleagiate Ivan Sutton Recording Award.
Gerard has performed in 30 countries including USA, South Africa, Indonesia, Azerbaijan, Korea and Germany. He has recorded albums with BBC NOW, Ulster Orchestra, London Musici, guitarist Craig Ogden, The Smith Quartet, Yan Pascal Tortelier and record labels include Chandos, Signum Records and Silva Screen.
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