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Steampunk / Camerata Pacifica

Check out the costumes and stunning musicianship on display in this performance of Steampunk filmed earlier in the year in Santa Barbara.
Jennifer Koh @ NYPhil Biennial

Jennifer will premiere David's new solo violin piece 'Marzipan'.
Julian Bliss/Carducci Quartet Gumboots CD released
Five-star reviews for Nothing
'Nothing' premiered at Glyndebourne in February to huge critical acclaim.
PREMIERE: The Consolation of Rain
Camerata Pacifica premiere a new 20 minute piece for oboe, cello, harp and percussion
Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Film Trailer
The Music of Strangers, a new film about Yo-Yo Ma's unique ensemble features Bruce's specially composed work 'Cut the Rug'
Philip's approval
Philip Pullman tweeted that 'The Firework-Maker's Daughter' was "one of the best treatments a story of mine has ever received. Loved it!"
Violin Concerto Premiere with Gil Shaham
'Frafile Light', a new violin concerto was premiered by Gil Shaham and the San Diego Symphony

Forthcoming Events

Jul 7 2016
Birmingham Town Hall, Music for Youth National Festival
Penzance Youth String Orchestra
Jul 16 2016
St Bartholomews Church, Porthleven Cornwall
Penzance Youth String Orchestra, Kerenza Hurr
Jul 17 2016
Schubertiade, Hohenems, Austria
Avi Avital, Kuss Quartet

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