The Music of Australian Composer Wendy Hiscocks

Experience the music of Wendy Hiscocks, performed by talented students from Chetham’s School of Music.

After two days of masterclasses working with the talented piano students of Chetham’s, her music for piano solo and piano duet repertoire (including a work for unison voices) will receive a public performance by the students in the splendid showroom at Forsyth Music Shop.

Scores will be available for sale and for signing by the composer during this event from a range of publishers such as Edition Peters (now Faber), Schott Music, Revolution Arts, Wirripang and Creativity & Music.

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Fig & Fennel (2022) piano solo

Extracts from Explorer (2018) duets for adventurous students and teachers 

Four Portuguese Songs (2004) unison choir accompanied by piano duet 

Danse Macabre, Saint-Saëns arr. Wendy Hiscocks (1996) piano duet 

A Dance for David (1998) piano duet 

Piper at the Gates of Dawn (piano solo, 1990-2003)

Cookie and Mattie Rag from Two Jamaican Street Songs, Arthur Benjamin arr. Wendy Hiscocks (2002-3) piano duet

Four Rustic Dances (1990) piano duet

Explorer goes East (2023) piano duet

Pavane, Fauré arr. Wendy Hiscocks and Roy Howat (1994) piano solo

Toccata (1983) piano solo

Scenes from an Australian Childhood (1987-2013) piano solo

This concert forms part of a series events centred around Wendy’s role as composer-in-residence at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester.

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Jun 29 2024


6:15 pm


Forsyth's Music Shop
126 Deansgate, Manchester M3 2GR
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