News and Upcoming Events

 

21st FEBRUARY, 2018

  • JUST RELEASED! 

LEOKADIYA KASHPEROVA (Russia, 1872-1940)

In the Midst of Nature - suite for piano solo

 

i/ii. Two Roses, 

iii/iv. Two Autumn Leaves, 

v. The Murmuring of the Rye, 

vi. The Threshing of the Wheat.

 

- Re-discovered composer featured in the BBCRadio3/AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) Festival Five Forgotten Female Composers 2018

- Research (2002-2018: ongoing): Dr Graham Griffiths (Honorary Research Fellow: City, University of London)

 

 

21st NOVEMBER, 2017

  • JUST RELEASED! 

A Camille Griffin film of 'Voyage of the Vikings: Hurricane! Hurry!' 

Composed by Graham Griffiths

Performed by Cumnor House School students aged 8-12

17th JULY, 2017

  • STOP PRESS!

Graham has just been invited by The Arts Society (www.theartssociety.org - formerly NADFAS) to join their Directory of Lecturers.The Arts Society offers monthly lectures on cultural subjects to 385 Societies (90,000 members) in 10 countries.

 

From September 2017 Graham will offer Arts Societies the choice of four lecture-topics: on Mozart, Schubert, Stravinsky and Kashperova. All will be accompanied by a power-point presentation and illustrated at the piano.

 

23rd MAY, 2017

  • A RECITAL OF RARELY-PERFORMED MUSIC  BY LEOKADIYA KASHPEROVA

The Performance Space, College Building

City, University of London

 

Tuesday, 23 May, at 7.00pm

 

6pm – Book Launch: Stravinsky’s Piano: Genesis of a Musical Language in paperback (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

6.30pm – Presentation: ‘In Search of Stravinsky’s Piano Teacher’

7pm – A Recital of Rarely-Performed Music by Leokadiya Kashperova

 

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JANUARY, 2017

  • 13th: Lecture on 'The Astonishing Master Mozart Comes To London' at St. Ronan's School, Hawkhurst, Kent
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Reference from Headmaster of St. Ronan's School
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FEBRUARY, 2017

  • 6th: Book launch for Stravinsky's Piano paperpack version, with illustrated lecture and Stravinsky concert with visiting piano teachers and selected pupils of Cumnor House School, Sussex.
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MAY, 2017

'With this extremely readable book, Griffiths has made a significant contribution to Stravinsky research. His focus on the concept of ‘pal’tserazvitiye’ is particularly fascinating. His next research project is eagerly awaited.'

Mai Ikehara (Journal of the Musicological Society of Japan)