"Throughout, in Tom Armitage, Kitiara [Braune] found a most sensitive and reassuring accompanist, steady and confident, never overbearing yet providing the necessary support the soloist needed.  A true testimony to talent and commitment!"  www.viaf.org.mt/

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DATE PASSED

December 24, 2014 

Christmas Carols for the Piano

An unusual setting for a recital of Christmas carols, Tom will be performing in a fish and chip shop. This is all in preparation for his opera, "John's Plaice" that will be set in a fish and chip shop in 2017.

John's Plaice, Hull, UK @ 4.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

December 15-17, 2014​​ 

Michael Finnissy performs Tom Armitage's Nocturne No. 2 and a World-Premiere  

Birmingham Conservatoire welcome leading composer/pianist, Michael Finnissy on 15-17th December. Michael gave the world-premiere of Tom Armitage's 'Nocturne No. 2: Ar em al freg temp vengut' at the University Centre Doncaster in Summer 2014 and will be giving the second performance of the nocturne - plus another Armitage premiere - during his time in Birmingham. More details to follow shortly.

 

DATE PASSED

October 3, 2014​​ 

The Blue Piano  

Tom is back at the Blue Piano on 3rd October. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @ 12.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

October 11, 2014​​ 

Birmingham Piano Festival 

Tom will be performing 'Darknesse Visible' by Thomas Adès at the Birmingham Piano Festival in the Britten Room.

The Britten Room, Edgbaston High School for Girls, Birmingham, UK @ 5.10pm

 

DATE PASSED

October 31, 2014​​ 

The Blue Piano  

Tom is back at the Blue Piano on 31st October. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @ 12.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

November 28, 2014​​ 

The Blue Piano  

Tom is back at the Blue Piano on 28th November. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @ 12.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

September 5, 2014​​ 

The Blue Piano  

Tom is back at the Blue Piano on 5th September. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @ 12.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

August 20, 2014​​

Michael Finnissy performs Tom Armitage's 'Ar em al freg temp vengut' 

In a CLOSED performance for the benefit of students at the CoMA Summer School, the legendary Michael Finnissy will be performing a piano translation of 'Ar em al freg temp vengut' alongside works by emminent living composers such as Andrew Toovey and Judith Weir.

CoMA Summer School, Doncaster, UK

 

DATE PASSED

August 8, 2014​​ 

The Blue Piano  

Tom is back at the Blue Piano on 8th August. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @ 12.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

July 18, 2014​​ 

Birmingham International Jazz Festival 

Tom is back at the Blue Piano on 18th July. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @ 12.30pm as part of the Birmingham International Jazz Festival

 

DATE PASSED

June 16, 2014

Performance of 'Winter' by Mary Wiegold

Soprano Mary Wiegold, one of the leading exponents of contemporary vocal music, will be performing Tom Armitage's 'Winter' with the composer at the piano

Lecture Room 2, Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham UK @ 12pm

 

DATE PASSED

June 6 & 27, 2014​​ 

The Blue Piano 

Twice this month, Tom will once again be back at the Blue Piano on 6th and 27th June. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @ 12.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

May 29, 2014​​

Workshopping of 'Couleurs de la Cité Celeste' by Olivier Messiaen

Tom Armitage will be performing Olivier Messiaen's 'Couleurs de la Cité Celeste' in an open workshop for conductors

Venue TBC, Birmingham, UK

 

DATE PASSED

May 16, 2014​​ 

The Blue Piano 

Tom is back at the Blue Piano on 16th May. Nothing is prepared in advance. Everything will be heard for the first time by both performer and audience. 

The Blue Piano, Birmingham, UK @12.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

March 31, 2014​​

Recording of Feldman's 'Swallows of Salangan' with Thallein Ensemble for BBC Radio 3 

Tom Armitage will be at the piano with Thallein Ensemble to perform the European premiere of Morten Feldman's 'Swallows of Salangan' recorded for BBC Radio 3

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, UK @8.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

March 24, 2014​​

Performance of music by Thom Bevan-Jones and Rosie Clements 

Tom Armitage will be giving the world-premiere of Welsh composer Thom Bevan-Jones' new piece, "Lluniau" whilst also giving a repeat of the Birmingham-premiere of Rosie Clements' "How to Make Circles from Pyramids and Lines"

Recital Hall, Birmingham, UK @7.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

March 3, 2014​​

Workshop of 'Decaying' written for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group 

Tom Armitage's new piece for chamber orchestra will be workshopped by the BCMG

CBSO Centre, Birmingham, UK

 

DATE PASSED

February 11, 2014

World-Premiere of 'Seven' written for the Orchestra of the Swan

Tom Armitage's new piece for flute, horn and strings will be premiered by the Orchestra of the Swan

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon, Uk​ @7.30pm

 

DATE PASSED

January 28, 2014​​

World-Premiere of 'How to Make Circles from Pyramids and Lines' by Rosie Clements  

"How to Make Circles from Pyramids and Lines" by Rosie Clements

Tom Armitage will be performing the premiere of this new work by Rosie Clements

Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham, UK @2pm

 

DATE PASSED

January 27, 2014​​

Performance of Oprenova's Piano Concerto, 'The Secret Garden'

"The Secret Garden" by Ami Oprenova

Tom Armitage will be at the piano to perform 'The Secret Garden' by Ami Oprenova, conducted by the composer

Recital Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham, UK @7pm

 

DATE PASSED

January 23, 2014​​

World-Premiere of 'Aurora' with Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra 

"Aurora" by Segun Akinola

Tom Armitage will be at the piano with the Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra to premiere this new work by Segun Akinola 

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham, UK @5.30pm

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