CUCKMERE 2018-20

05/05/2018

Cuckmere: A Portrait: Schools Performance

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. 

04/05/2018

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

26/03/2018

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. 

20/02/2018

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

09/01/2018

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

20/02/2018

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 

 

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7 March 2020

'Time, Space and Change' CD Launch

CD release on Divine/Metier featuring OSL recorded live at the Brighton Festival 2018 performing Ed Hughes's 'Cuckmere: A Portrait'. CD featured on Sunday Times 'Top 100 CDs' list in December 2020 and 'Top 10%' in the American Record Guide January 2021. Recording featured in Echoes Interactive Walks App and on BBC South East Today 9 Sept 2020. 

 

06 May 2018

Cuckmere: A Portrait: Schools Performance

 

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.

05 May 2018

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.

27 March 2018

Cuckmere 2018: 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.

20 February 2018

Cuckmere 2018: Tue 20 February

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 (East Sussex Academy of Music) and BHASVIC

20 February 2018

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

9 January 2018

Cuckmere 2018: Tue 9 January

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

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