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12 minutes
1 Double bass, 1 Violoncello, 1 Viola, 1 Violin, 1 B-flat Clarinet, 1 Flute (=piccolo), 1 Left hand piano, 1 Percussion


19 April 2024 Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol, 88 Queens Rd, Clifton, Bristol, BS8 1SA

Bristol Ensemble, Tomas Klement (pno), cond. John Pickard

24 March 2023 Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester

New Music Ensemble
(Sadie Harrison - Featured Guest Composer)


23 March 2023 Martin Harris Centre, University of Manchester

OPEN REHEARSAL with Sadie Harrison (Featured Guest Composer)

New Music Ensemble

4 February 2023 St Peter’s Church Shaftesbury Dorset

PASTURE & STORM (New Music for Left Hand Piano & Ensembles) CD LAUNCH CONCERT
Nicholas McCarthy, Tomas Klement, Sophia Benton (piano)
Bristol Ensemble, conducted by John Pickard

Supported by Arts Council England, Performing Rights Society Composers Fund, Ambache Charitable Trust

9 September 2022 St. George's, Great George St,, Bristol, BS1 5RR



Celebrating the left hand alone pianist

CD LAUNCH & Concert

with left hand alone works by Rachmaninov, Scriabin and Bartok

Nicholas McCarthy, Tomáš Klement, Sophia Benton (piano),

Peyee Chen (voice),

Stephanie Gilbert (flute),

Roger Huckle (violin)

Bristol Ensemble conducted by John Pickard

Supported by Arts Council England Lottery Fund & PRSF Open Fund