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George Lloyd Centenary on the BBC

Published in Events on 2013-06-20 by Empty Chairs

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The Centenary of Cornish Composer George Lloyd falls on Friday 28th June. On this day there will be a special Centenary Brass Concert in his home town of St Ives and there will be other Cornish events during the year.

The George Lloyd Centenary Concert with Camborne Town Band with and The Cornwall Youth Brass Ensemble on Friday 28th June 2013 at 7-30pm. St Ives Guildhall Concert Hall.

George Lloyd Centenary Seminar on his Symphonic Mass Saturday 5 October 2013, 9-30 to 1-30. Truro School. Details to be confirned.

Surrey Opera, St John’s Hall, Penzance. George Lloyd’s Opera, Iernin, set on the West Cornwall Moors. Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd November.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Three Spires Singers, Conductor Martyn Brabbins. Truro Cathedral, Saturday 23rd November. George Lloyd, Symphonic Mass for Chorus & Orchestra. Edward Elgar, Enigma Variations. Tickets from Hall for Cornwall Box Office, 01872 262466. 

On BBC Radio Cornwall /Devon, Sounds of Brass on Sunday June 23rd & 30th will feature his music and extracts from a conversation Phillip Hunt had with him in 1993.

BBC Radio 3. Music Matters at 12-15pm on Saturday 22nd June is coming from Cornwall and features an item on George Lloyd, he will also be Composer of the Week from Monday 24th at 12 noon each day.

All BBC programmes can be heard at any time during the following week on the BBC iPlayer.

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