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Back into the studio...supported by PRS for Music Foundation!

Back into the studio…supported by PRS for Music Foundation!

In August 2015, supported by PRS for Music Foundation, we will record our third album for Resonus Classics featuring the winners of our inaugural New Cobbett Prize for composition: Samuel Wesley Lewis, Laurence Osborn and Barnaby Martin.
The prize-winning pieces were selected by a distinguished panel of judges at the Grand Final at The Forge, Camden […]

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Lachlan Radford: live on Radio NZ

Lachlan Radford: live on Radio NZ

On the 27th May Lachlan, our double bassist, appeared live on Radio New Zealand where he discussed life as a musician in London as well as the New Cobbett Prize with presenter David Morriss. Also broadcast were tracks from the new album – the New Zealand radio premiere of Michael Berkeley’s Clarion Call and Gallop and the last movement from […]

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Berkeley Ensemble launches new composition prize

Berkeley Ensemble launches new composition prize

The Berkeley Ensemble / Resonus Classics
New Cobbett Prize for Composition

Walter Willson Cobbett was a philanthropist of great importance during the early twentieth century who helped to forge a British school of chamber composition from Bridge to Turnage and beyond. Inspired by his pioneering work, the Berkeley Ensemble is launching a new competition for composers, alongside […]

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