World premiere performance as part of the Brighton Festival 2018 at the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts (ACCA), University of Sussex. 32 new scores by GCSE and A level music students at Hastings Academy, St Richards College, Bexhill, BHASVIC, Brighton and ESAM, Lewes to Cesca Eaton's film. Written and performed by the students with the five core OSL players conducted by Ed Hughes. Plus Ed Hughes's 'Cuckmere: A Portrait' performed by the OSL Quintet. Please go to VIDEO for complete performance.
Cuckmere: A Portrait: world premiere at Brighton Festival
OSL performed the world premiere of 'Cuckmere: A Portrait', a new score for 18 musicians by Ed Hughes to a new 30' film by Cesca Eaton. Performance at the Attenborough Centre for Creative Arts, University of Sussex as part of Brighton Festival 2018
Cuckmere 18: March and April workshops
OSL presented workshops at Hastings Academy and St Richards Catholic College, Bexhill to develop new scores to Cesca Eaton's film. GCSE students worked in groups of 4-6 students with OSL musicians to devise, develop and perform their own scores to 3' extracts from Cesca's film.
Cuckmere 18: Tue 20 Feb at BHASVIC and ESAM
OSL core players Helen Whitaker (flute), Christina Woods (violin), Joe Giddey (cello), Rachel Fryer (piano) directed by composer Ed Hughes performed and recorded first draft 90" new works by A1 students at ESAM and BHASVIC
Cuckmere 2018: Tue 9 Jan at ESAM and BHASVIC
Composer Ed Hughes and filmmaker Cesca Eaton introduced the Cuckmere project to A1 music students at BHASVIC, Brighton and the East Sussex Academy of Music in Lewes
DVD / CD Release 16 Feb 2018
OSL's recording of Ed Hughes's score to Lizzie Thynne's film 'Brighton: Symphony of a City' at St Michael's Church, Highgate on Thursday 12 May 2015 now on sale on CD / DVD on Metier / Divine