Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19
Lento – Allegro moderato
Colin Riley (b 1963)
200 PIECES Eawl-leet (world premiere)
Vocalise, Op 34 No 14
Sun Haeng Cho cello
Jonas Stark piano
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Colin Riley’s music draws on a range of elements including new technologies, improvisation, song-writing and large-scale classical form. His work is difficult to categorize integrating many stylistic approaches. His latest albums include Shenanigans (NMC) and In Place (Squeaky Kate). Other recent works include Warp and Weft a concerto for 2 cellos (Gabriella Swallow and Guy Johnston), Rock Paper Scissors (Ensemble Bash) and Stream-Shine (Philippa Mo).
Riley has just completed a large-scale piece for the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, titled Earth Voices. He is currently working on a piano concertino for Jelena Markarova, a set of palindromic pieces for Steve Bingham and a new album with Melanie Pappenheim. He has also been commissioned to create a major new work for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
He is a Senior Lecturer at Brunel University, a mentor for Making Music’s Adopt a Music-Creator Scheme, runs his own label Squeaky Kate, and writes a regular blog about composing called 'Riley Notes'.