• Linda Marks

World premieres for Luke Styles in Cardiff and Hereford

At the end of April 2022, Luke Styles’ new saxophone concerto Tracks in the Orbit will receive its first performance from Iain Ballamy and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, conducted by Fiona Monbet.

Friday 29th April at 7.30pm, BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff

MILHAUD La création du monde LUKE STYLES Tracks In The Orbit FIONA MONBET Trois Reflets

More info: https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ewfj6q

Then in July his new cantata Voices of Power will be premiered at the Three Choirs Festival, performed by contralto Hillary Summers, the Three Choirs Festival Youth Choir and the Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Samuel Hudson.

Thursday 28th July at 7.45pm, Hereford Cathedral

JUDITH WEIR All the ends of the earth 12’ SARAH KIRKLAND SNIDER If you bring forth what is within 18' (UK premiere) PERUCHONA Cessate tympana, cessate praelia 6’ LUKE STYLES Voices of Power (festival co-commission, premiere) 40’

More info: https://3choirs.org/events/voices-of-power

Photograph of composer Luke Styles by Kira Doherty
Luke Styles (credit: Kira Doherty)