EVENTS

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UnHeard: Changeling

Sat 30 July 2022

7.30pm

St Margarets Church, Whalley Range Manchester. M16 8AE

Shadows, silhouettes, mimicry, doppelgängers, cowalkers... Changelings. UnHeard presents this intimate event with works inspired by shadows and mimics, for two clarinets/two saxophones, performed by the exceptional Johanna Leung and Poppy Philligreen, supported by guitar work from Nate Chivers, plus electronics. The programme will include pieces composed by Athanasia Kontou, Robert Laidlow, Bofan Ma, Nate Chivers, Tywi J H Roberts, and Simon Knighton. 

More Information: 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1410782342682054

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GAIA Festival of The Earth: Earth & Air & Sea Chamber Music Recital

Sat 09 July 2022

7.30pm

Priory Vicarage, Priory Close, Lancaster LA1 1YZ

'To celebrate Gaia’s time in Lancaster, the Festival of The Earth features a wide variety of events and activities on environmental themes.' Evening concert featuring Johanna Leung (clarinet), Beth Nichol (clarinet), Curtis Man (bassoon), Henry Page (composer/ piano) and more.

Programme: 

Hans Werner Henze Olly on the Shore for Piano Solo

Olivier Messiaen Quator pour le fin du temps III. Abime des Oiseaux for Clarinet Solo

Robert Muczynski Time Pieces for Clarinet and Piano

Peter Sculthorpe Songs of Sea and Sky for Clarinet and Piano

Tiberiu Olah Sonata for Clarinet Solo

Henry Page Vacancy Chain for B flat Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bassoon and Piano (premiere). 

More Information:

https://lancasterpriory.org/events/calling-planet-earth-to-lancaster-priory/

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I M P R O V Introducing Subito Ensemble

Sun 03 July 2022

7pm

International Anthony Burgess Foundation. M1 5BY

Subito Ensemble bringing you engaging multi-sensory artistic experience in diverse multimedia art: music and illustration metamorphosis, painting battle with soundscape, lighting and music projecting on each other, dynamic dialogue between music, literature and dance.

 

New commission with collaborators from UAL, RNCM, MMU, Northern School of Contemporary Dance and more. 

More Information: 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/i-m-p-r-o-v-introducing-subito-ensemble-tickets-340357326927

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Clarinet Recital at
Rochdale Toad Lane Concert 

Wed 04 May 2022

12.30pm

The Parish Church of St Mary in The Baum. Rochdale. OL16 1AP

Rochdale Toad Lane Concerts 2022 featuring clarinettist Johanna Leung, accompanied by Angelina Pavlou (piano).

Programme: 

FLOWERS Tannenbaum Kaleidoscope

Johannes Brahms Sonata for clarinet and piano Op120. No.2

Claude Debussy Premiere Rhapsodie

Nino Rota Sonata in Re for Clarinet and Piano

More Information:

https://www.johannaleungclarinet.com/upcoming-concerts

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Subito Ensemble: 
Subito Festival 2022

Sat 23 April 2022- Online 

Sun 24 April 2022- Live

Royal Northern College of Music. M13 9RD

Subito Ensemble bringing you engaging multi-sensory artistic experience in diverse multimedia art: music and illustration metamorphosis, painting battle with soundscape, lighting and music projecting on each other, dynamic dialogue between music, literature and dance.

 

New commission with collaborators from UAL, RNCM, MMU, Northern School of Contemporary Dance and more. 

More Information: 

https://www.instagram.com/subito.ensemble/

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69.1 BPM- Composer's Concert 

Wed 23 March 2022

7.30 pm

Carole Nash Recital Room, RNCM. M13 9RD

69.1 BPM Composer's Concert featuring 15 composers' brand new compositions. Teamed up with Matthew Brown, Laurel Saunders and LIlly Wang, The Sonix Duo brings you Chiaroscuro for two clarinets and two bassons.

Programme: 

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More Information:

https://www.johannaleungclarinet.com/upcoming-concerts

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The Sound of Contagion: Berlin 

Fri- Sun 20-22 May 2022- Workshop

Sun 22 May 2022- Public performance

Universität der Künste Berlin, Postfach 12 05 44, D-10595 Berlin

The Subito Ensemble has been selected as one of the collaborating artists in The Sound of Contagion project, a research collaboration between the University of Oxford and the University of the Arts, Berlin. Throughout this project, the ensemble will explore the use of Artificial Intelligence (A.I) by improvising with A. I. and treating it like a live musician. 

Support us:
https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/subitoberlin

More Information: 

https://www.soundofcontagion.com

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Festival of Contemporary Music For All 2022:
CoMA MANCHESTER

Sat 05 Mar 2022

1pm & 7.30pm

St Margaret's Church, Whalley Range, M16 8AE

'The 2022 Festival is March 4-6, 2022, and will feature workshops, talks and performances from the UK and beyond.'

Programme:

CoMA Manchester premiere four works by local artists, including two NonClassical commissions from Simon Knighton and Atefeh Einali, a world premiere from Mark Dyer and an interpretation of artist Lorna Green’s new video. The performance closes with a piece from Nina Whiteman!

More Information: 

http://www.coma.org/get-involved/ensembles/manchester/

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The Sonix Duo Recital at
Lancaster Priory Coffee Concert

Sat 5 Feb 2022

10.30 am

Priory Vicarage, Priory Close, Lancaster LA1 1YZ

Lancaster Priory Coffee Concert 2022. Opening concert with Sonix Duo.

Programme:

J. B. de Boismortier (arr. Sonix Duo) Sonata I op.14 

Ludwig van Beethoven 3 Duos WoO 27

Gordon Jacob Duo for Clarinet and Basson

Ben Nobuto Lapse 

Marc MilletBlack

More Information: 

https://thesonixduo.wixsite.com/thesonixduo

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Clarinet Recital at Bury Parish Church (Church of St Mary the Virgin)

Fri 21 Jan 2022

12.45pm, coffee & tea available from 11.45am

Bury Parish Church, The Rock, Bury. BL9 0AH

Bury Parish Church Lunchtime recital series 2022. Opening concert with clarinettist Johanna Leung, accompanied by Angelina Pavlou (piano).

Programme: 

Gerald Finzi Five Bagatelles

J.S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in F minor for piano, BWV 883

Heinrich Sutermeister Capriccio for solo clarinet in A

Claude Debussy Premiere Rhapsodie

More Information:

https://www.johannaleungclarinet.com/upcoming-concerts

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Clarinet & Piano Recital at International Anthony Burgess Foundation

Sat 15 Jan 2022

3.00pm

International Anthony Burgess Foundation,  Manchester. M1 5BY

Clarinet and piano concert featuring Matthew Brown's composition Eternal Return, commissioned by Johanna Leung. 

Programme: 

Tokashi Yoshimatsu 4 pieces in bird shape 

Tiberiu Olah Sonata for solo clarinet 

Claude Debussy Premiere Rhapsodie 

Matthew Brown Eternal Return (commissioned by Johanna Leung) (2021)

More Information:

https://www.johannaleungclarinet.com/upcoming-concerts

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The Sonix Duo Recital at
St Ann's Church

Wed 1 Dec 2021

1.00pm

St Ann's Church, Manchester. M2 7LF

St Ann's Church lunchtime recital featuring brand new composition by Ben Nobuto, commissioned by The Sonix Duo.

Programme:

Francis Poulenc Sonata for Clarinet and Bassoon

Emily Pedersen That Summer Smells of Rosemary

Ben Nobuto Lapse (commissioned by The Sonix Duo)

Gordon Jacob Duo for Clarinet and Bassoon

More Information: 

https://thesonixduo.wixsite.com/thesonixduo

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Clarinet Recital at Lancaster Priory Coffee Concert 

Sat 12 Feb 2022

10.30 am

Priory Vicarage, Priory Close, Lancaster LA1 1YZ

Lancaster Priory Coffee Concert featuring clarinettist Johanna Leung, accompanied by Andrew Henderson (piano).

Programme: 

Flowers Tannenbaum Kaleidoscope

Gerald Finzi Five Bagatelles

Tokashi Yoshimatsu 4 pieces in bird shape 

Claude Debussy Premiere Rhapsodie

More Information:

https://www.johannaleungclarinet.com/upcoming-concerts

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Sonix and Friends Recital at
St. Bartholomew C Of E Parish Church

Sat 13 Nov 2021

1.00pm

St. Bartholomew C Of E Parish Church, Wilmslow. SK9 4AA

Chamber music concert presented by the Sonix Duo, featuring guest musicians Laurel Saunders (clarinet), Lily Wang (bassoon), Emilio Yáñez Ruíz (cajon).

Programme: 

Gordon Jacob Duo fur Klarinette und Fagott

Matthew Brown Chiaroscuro

Francis Poulenc Sonata pour clarinette et bassoon

Johannes Berauer & Philipp Sageder Mizar A and B

More Information:

https://www.johannaleungclarinet.com/upcoming-concerts

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Subito Ensemble: 
StART Entrepreneurship Kick-StART Creative Lab Concert

5-7 Nov 2021

Live concert, streaming online 

Recorded online concert streaming in the Kick-StART creative lab week hosting by Royal Northern College of Music, University of the Arts London and Royal Central School of Speech and Drama! 
 

Subito Ensemble, emerging free improvisation group, featuring winning dancers from Break Dance Manchester Break Dance Competition bringing you brand new experience in multimedia art concert. 

More Information: 

https://www.rncm.ac.uk/start-entrepreneurship-project/kickstart-creative-lab-connect-collaborate-and-create-5-7-nov-2021/

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Subito Ensemble: Live music with Break Dance Manchester Rotation Dance Exchange 

Sat 25 Sep 2021

3.30pm, 5.10pm, 8.00pm

Wright Robinson College,  Manchester. M18 8RL

Live music instrumentalists together with DJ Khanfu and DJ Avidavit performs in Rotation Dance Exchange RDE 2021 UK Championship.

More Information: 

https://breakdancemanchester.com/rdechamps?fbclid=IwAR3nI_eN2hOxAZ1wDdEIjkkdYBw-4a3B7KjdM-X4D_kHRgJHFvlQwNszA0A

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UnHeard Hybrid III- [Un]Quote

Sun 12 Sep 2021

7.30pm

International Anthony Burgess Foundation,  Manchester. M1 5BY

The UnHeard Hybrid Orchestra are proud to present [UN]QUOTE, an audio-visual event in which we continue to bring distant styles, methods and musics together - juxtaposing art music with elements from pop culture, folk traditions, dance music and more.

More Information: 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unheard-hybrid-orchestra-present-unquote-tickets-166670801855?fbclid=IwAR1nwetzqRJmRBnLf7C8wCn1-lDrPqK79TsvRf0jmhh5uLvZnKtR-KvkUX8
 

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The Sonix Duo Recital at
Bury Parish Church (Church of St Mary the Virgin)

Fri 26 Nov 2021

12.45pm

Bury Parish Church, The Rock, Bury. BL9 0AH

Bury Parish Church Friday Concerts Series featuring The Sonix Duo.
 

Programme:

Marc Millets Black 

Kev Tak-Kei Wong Sonatina 

Jenni Brandon Coloured Stones for bassoon solo 

Jörg Widmann Fantasie for clarinet solo 

Theresa Martin Riptide

More Information: 
https://www.buryparishchurch.com/concerts

https://thesonixduo.wixsite.com/thesonixduo

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CoMA MANCHESTER: STREAMING BLUE PART 2

Sun 22 Aug 2021

3.00pm

Philip's Park, M11 4DQ

'Live events exploring the public's connection to Manchester waterways through music, installation and discussion, performed by all-abilities ensemble CoMA Manchester and curated with local artists and Groundwork Manchester.'

Programme:

Pauline Oliveros- Sonic Meditations (selection) (1974)

Graphic scores from Crumpsall Youth Group

Sarah Hennies- Everything Else (2016)

Lorna Green- Prunings (2021)

More Information: 

https://www.rncm.ac.uk/whats-on/events/festivals/rncm-play-festival-programme/

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CoMA MANCHESTER: STREAMING BLUE PART 1

Sat 21 Aug 2021

2.30pm & 7.30pm

St Margaret's Church, Whalley Range, M16 8AE

'Live events exploring the public's connection to Manchester waterways through music, installation and discussion, performed by all-abilities ensemble CoMA Manchester and curated with local artists and Groundwork Manchester.'

Programme:

Pauline Oliveros- Sonic Meditations (selection) (1974)

Sarah Hennies- Everything Else (2016)

Joanna Bailie- HildegardstraBe/ Bundesallee (2019)

Lorna Green- Prunings (2021)

Sam McLoughlin- Fairies' chapel (2019)

Shuan Davies- Deeply Doppling (2020/21)

More Information: 

http://www.coma.org/get-involved/ensembles/manchester/

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Stonyhurst College: Mozart 230

Fri 12 Nov 2021

7.30pm

Top Ref, Stonyhurst College, Clitheroe, Lancashire. BB7 9PT

Commemorating the 230th anniversary of the untimely death of Mozart, Stonyhurst presents Mozart's solo, chamber and orchestral repertoire.


Programme (solo):

W.A. Mozart Adagio from Clarinet Concerto in A major

More Information: 
https://youtu.be/mh3Bm1RDdko

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The Sonix Duo Recital 

Thu 1 July 2021

8.00pm

RNCM Studio 6

Concert by the dynamic Sonix Duo featuring guest musician Emilio Yáñez Ruíz on cajon. 

Programme:

Marc Millets Black 

Gordon Jacob Duo fur Klarinette und Fagott

Johannes Berauer & Philipp Sageder Mizar A and B

More Information: 

https://thesonixduo.wixsite.com/thesonixduo

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Johanna Leung Clarinet Recital

Fri 11 June 2021

4.35pm

RNCM Concert Hall

Clarinet concert with pianist Jonathan Gooing.  

Programme: 

Béla Kovács Homage to C.M. Weber

Jean Françaix Theme and Variation for clarinet and piano

Libby Larsen Dancing Solo for clarinet solo

Charles- Marie Widor Introduction et Rondo for clarinet and piano

Matthew Brown Eternal Return (commissioned by Johanna Leung)

More Information:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CP-lLozg9Fw/

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UnHeard Hybrid Orchestra 2021

Sat 20 Mar 2021

8.00pm

Online

A brand new concert experience shaped by RNCM's finest acoustic player with its finest electronic practitioners following the success of UnHeard Hybrid Orchestra performance in 2020.

'This concert represents the culmination of almost three months of collaboration between a core of composers, singers, players, sonic and visual artists.'

More Information: 

https://www.rncm.ac.uk/whats-on/events/festivals/rncm-play-festival-programme/

Recording:

https://youtu.be/0Eb_bA6qx04


 

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CoMA MANCHESTER: ‘To be held for a long time’

Thu 18 Mar 2021

8.00pm

Online

'Presented by RNCM PhD composition student Ellen Sargen, this collaborative audio-visual project between CoMA Manchester and RNCM students and alumni gives a flavour of how the group have adapted over the last year during lockdown, and includes soundwalks, remote collective music-making and Zoom rehearsals.'

Programme:

Chris Hobbs- Walk Event (1968)

Ellen Sargen(arr)- Song for CoMA (2021)

Bodan Ma- Upfold, Downfold, Unfold (2021)

La Monte Young- Compositions 1960 #7 (1960)

Amber Priestley- Is this the correct amount of social distancing? (2020)

More Information: 

https://www.rncm.ac.uk/whats-on/events/festivals/rncm-play-festival-programme/

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The Garden of Forking Paths- Clarinet Multiphonics Concert

Tue 16 Mar 2021

8.00pm

Online

Concert featuring brand new compositions from Garden of Forking Paths research project runs by Dr. Scott McLaughlin. The concert features works and playing by Zakiya Leeming, Simon Knighton, Laurel Saunders  and others.

Slushball Earth for solo clarinet & Electronics

Composer: Tywi John Hywel Roberts-

Performer: Johanna Leung

More Information: 

https://forkingpaths.leeds.ac.uk/

Recording:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sw3G2HpQ9fs&feature=youtu.be

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RNCM Play to School-

The Sonix Duo 

Fri 26 Feb 2021

2.00pm

Online

Classical music concert for school featuring RNCM musicians from Wind, Brass and Percussion Department.

Programme:

Kev Tak-Kei Wong- Sonatina for two saxophones, arranged for clarinet and bassoon

Enrique Granados- Asturiana, Spanish Dances. Arranged by J. Gibson.

More Information: 

https://rncm.zoom.us/j/94420655852?pwd=cjc1OUlSZFRSZ3FqdDU0aE54K0VWQT09

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Johanna Leung (clarinet)

lunch time concert at Bury Parish Church

Fri 1 May 2020

12.30pm

Bury Parish Church

Clarinet concert with pianist Sid Ramchander 

Programme: 

Bart Piqueur sueno andaluz, Fantasia for clarinet solo
Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco Sonata for clarinet and piano 
Debussy Premiere Rhapsodie
Gabriel Pierne Canzonetta

More Information:

https://www.buryparishchurch.com/concerts

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The Manchester Video Game Orchestra

Wed 19 Feb 2020

7.30pm

RNCM Concert Hall

Classic video game sound track including Super Mario 64, Starfox, Pokemon Go, Final Fantasy IV & VII, Zelda, Spyro the Dragon, CTR: Crash Team Racing, Halo, a Grand Theft Auto Medley, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Rome Total War played by live orchestra.

More Information:

https://www.rncm.ac.uk/performance/video-game-orchestra/

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UnHeard Hybrid Orchestra

Thu 13 Feb 2020

1.15pm

RNCM Concert Hall

A brand new concert experience shaped by RNCM's finest acoustic player with its finest electronic practitioners.

More Information: 

https://www.rncm.ac.uk/production/lab-week-unheard-hybrid-orchestra/

Recordings:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHTMoN9EuG4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qt6O7ED4ANU

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