A new piece for two violins – fast but demanding friends.
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On 23rd July, Michiko Shimanuki will be playing my ‘Lost in Translation’. This is one of seven Haydn Fantasies for piano commissioned by the Presteigne Festival from seven composers in 2009 in celebration of pianist/composer John McCabe’s 70th birthday. The concert is part of the Square Mile Music Series, St Mary-at-Hill, London 1.15 pm
John Hawkins studied composition with Malcolm Williamson and Elisabeth Lutyens. He has written many chamber, vocal and orchestral pieces, which have been performed worldwide, as well as successful music for children,