Jenny Jackson

I am a composer (yikes)

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1. Platform 4 Lunchtime Recital

Friday 3rd February 1.15pm (45 mins)
Sheffield Cathedral
Tickets are FREE!

First performance of my revised piece Hooting, not Drinking for flute solo with blown bottles & flute ensemble… and other reflective works by Platform 4 composers for flute & piano with Rachel Shirley (flute) and members of the Sheffield Flute Choir.

2. Classical Sheffield Festival 17 – 19th March
Opera on Location
Friday 17th March 20.30 (45 mins)

Upper Chapel, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JD

First performance of my mini-opera Madam Adam by Opera on Location. Including premieres of other bizarre mini-operas by Platform 4 on a theme of palindrome, alongside Hindemith’s Hin und Zurück. In collaboration with Opera on Location. http://classicalweekend.com/event/there-and-back

Saturday 18th March 15.30 (45 mins)
Channing Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2JD

Second performance of my revised piece Hooting, not Drinking for flute solo with blown bottles & flute ensemble… and other reflective works for flute & piano with Rachel Shirley (flute) and members of the Sheffield Flute Choir. http://classicalweekend.com/event/un-seen-and-un-heard

Sounds From Heaven
Sunday 19th March 14.30 (60 mins)
St Marie’s Cathedral, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB

with Abbeydale Singers, Sheffield Chamber Choir. Sterndale Singers, Sheffield Chorale & Viva Voce

First performance of my new piece Kraal for massed choirs http://classicalweekend.com/event/sounds-from-heaven

Full details and ticket info on the website http://www.classicalweekend.com The last festival in 2015 was great; this one’s bigger and better! Weekend tickets available now (cheap!)… plenty of FREE events as well.

3. University of Sheffield Rush Hour Concert
Platform 4
Monday 20th March 17.45(45 mins)
Firth Hall, Western Bank, S10 2TN

FREE concert

Platform 4 present new pieces written by University of Sheffield music students alongside a selection of their own works


4. Music in the Round May Festival: Russia in the Round 5 – 13th May

Ensemble 360
Monday 8th May 12.45

Crucible Studio Theatre, Norfolk Street, S1 1DA

First performance of my string quartet Focus Pull. Commissioned by Music in the Round.

Full festival brochure: https://issuu.com/musicintheround/docs/mitr_may_brochure_2017/8

Festival website:  http://www.musicintheround.co.uk/events.php?type=Russia+in+the+Round

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Author: jennyjacksoncomposer

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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