Music

Acknowledged for creating bold and distinctive programmes, the Bloomsbury Music Group collaborates with imaginative artists across the genres on a wide-ranging programme from arrangements of light music, core repertoire and works by contemporary composers.  The Group has commissioned sixteen original works and over two hundred arrangements.

Original works

The Bloomsbury Music Group has commissioned and then performed these original works:

The video below is a recording of the music we commissioned for BWE's November 2015 concert. You can listen to BWE performing other works we have commissioned on our page of recordings.

Thrfe is a recording of Roger Cawkwell's Phantasmagoria played by the Bloomsbury Band on Sound Cloud and part of the April 2018 concert.

Composers and arrangers

The Bloomsbury Music Group has commissioned arrangements from these musicians:

You can listen to performances of some of the arrangements that we have commissioned on our pages of recordings for BWE and for the Bloomsbury Band.

Concerts

Music in an Isle of Wight garden

Saturday 9 June 2018

The Band will perform a varied programme with music selected for its association with midsummer.

 

Flowers, Dogs and Midsummer

Saturday 23 June 2018

The Band will entertain participants in the Beckenham Place flower and dog show.

 

Bandstand concert in Ruskin Park

Saturday Sunday 1 July 2018

BWE will entertain a audience relaxing in deck chairs provided by the Friends of the Park.

News

Russian Fire

Saturday 12 May 2018

BWE performed a dramatic, concert of Russian scores with Sarah Markham as the soloist in Glazunov’s enthralling Saxophone Concerto.

 

In Your Dreams

Saturday 28 April 2018

The Bloomsbury Band performed a concert that conjured up images of the night.

 

Seasonal music at BT Centre

Tuesday 19 December 2017

Members of the Bloomsbury Music Group took part in a charity fund-raising concert at the headquarters of BT.

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