Jenny Jackson

I am a composer (yikes)

A new piece. At last.

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I can’t tell you what a relief it is to have finally completed a new piece. And this recording of the first performance last Friday isn’t bad! What you miss by not being at the concert is the visual aspect of only seeing the cello soloist and hearing the other parts off stage but it still works, I think. The fantastic cello playing is Charlie Hardwick in action: the piece was written very much for her to play.

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Jenny Jackson is a composer of acoustic instrumental and vocal work. She is strongly influenced by a long-term interest in the visual and dramatic arts and often chooses to exploit the visual aspect of musical performance in her concert pieces. She has developed this to create two fully staged pieces of music theatre and has collaborated to produce multidisciplinary projects with visual artists, sculptors, writers and choreographers. She is a member of Platform 4 composers - a composer collective based in Sheffield.

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