Trumpeter Steve Lee gave a streamed recital at St Mary's Warwick today (11/06/2021), including Andrew Downes' Meditations for Solo Trumpet at 18:49:
Robin Walker announced the upcoming release of his CD for Regent Records of all of Andrew Downes' organ works, recorded by Eastwood Records in Ely Cathedral, at his live streamed recital at St Edmundsbury Cathedral on April 16th. Watch again here. The programme for the recital is here.
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Q&A with Andrew Downes for the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Association Together meeting on February 26th, 2021 at 10.30am:
Review of Andrew Downes' 6th Symphony in Musical Opinion by Paul Conway:
View the beautiful documentaries below on the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra recordings of Andrew Downes' orchestral works.
Fantastic new video by Nigel Wood of 'Saxtet' of their 1991 premiere performance of Andrew Downes' Earth Dances for Saxophone Quartet:
Here is a sample track:
Multitrack Promotional Recordings by Paula Downes - complete playlist:
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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