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Read the Write-Up of the Central England Ensemble #andrewdownes70 concert on February 8th 2020
More info on this exciting year of concerts ↓↓↓
Fantastic new video by Nigel Wood of 'Saxtet' of their 1991 premiere performance of Andrew Downes' Earth Dances for Saxophone Quartet:
Climate Change Song suitable for all ages:
CELTIC RHAPSODY FOR SOPRANO & SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Soprano - Paula Downes and Symphony Orchestra - Central England Camerata
Conductor - Anthony Bradbury, Leader - Anna Downes
Recording Engineer - Paul Baker
May 2019, Foleyan Hall, Old Swinford Hospital School
Here is a sample track:
View the beautiful documentaries below on the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra recordings of Andrew Downes' orchestral works.
BBC Radio 3
"Ranks today among the internationally acclaimed personalities"
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
"Has an impressive command of his art"
"Modern tonal chamber music at its finest"
The Horn Call
"Of remarkable craftmanship and interest, his language is replete with that indefinable term, meaning"
Andrew Downes. Photo by Paul Cartwright