Tone Rhythm Pitch: Exploring Percy Grainger’s Free Music

Percy Grainger Home and Studio 7 Cromwell Place, White Plains, New York, United States

Drawing its inspiration from the sounds of nature,  and free from the constraints of conventional rhythm and individual pitch, Grainger's lifetime passion was free music. From an early age, he imagined music that would glide continuously across the pitch spectrum, without the need for metrical rhythms and, ultimately, without the need for a performer; the

Book Launch: Till Life Become Fire

Virtual via Zoom

Join Teresa R. Balough in conversation with PGS President, Paul Jackson, at the Percy Grainger Home and Studio, for the launch of her new biography. What goes into the making of a creative genius and how can their gifts be used to help uplift humankind? These were questions that led the Australian/American pianist, composer, and

Free Music Machine: Third Sundays Focus Tour

Percy Grainger Home and Studio 7 Cromwell Place, White Plains, New York, United States

We invite you to register for our next Third Sunday tour of the Percy Grainger Home and Studio, September 17, 2023 at 2 pm EDT. The Third Sundays program is an outreach initiative, led by volunteers, and designed to welcome diverse groups through focused, thematic tours. We are pleased to announce that Percy Grainger Society President, Dr.

Music of the Ether

St Matthew's Church 27A The Drive, Kingsley, United Kingdom

Charlie Draper and Paul Jackson present an evening of music for the earliest electronic musical instruments, the theremin, and the ondes Martenot. The concert includes well-known music by  Saint-Saëns, Rachmaninoff and Gershwin, together with original music written for the instruments, accompanied by film. The performance will be interspersed with explanations and demonstrations of these fascinating

£5 – £10

Song Recital

St Leonard's Church Hythe, Kent

A lunchtime concert of folk-inspired music sung by Marina Karagianni, and accompanied by Paul Jackson. Music by Ravel, Obradors, Lavilla, Montsalvatge,and Constantinidis. Programme Fernando Obradors – Canciones clásicas españolasFélix Lavilla – Quatro canciones VascasXavier Montsalvatge – Cançó amorosa, Cinco canciones negrasMaurice Ravel – Cinq mélodies populaires grecquesIoannis Constantinidis – Three Greek folksongsHabaneras de la Costa Brava


Mifune Tsuji Trio

Hughes Hall Cambridge

We are delighted to be welcoming back the renowned violinist Mifune Tsuji, pianist Paul Jackson and saxophonist Jin Theriault who perform as a unique trio, playing solo and trio pieces from around the world. Enjoy an hour of relaxed evening music, to include pieces by Marc Eychenne, Rebecca Clarke, Ryo Noda, and Astor Piazzolla. ProgrammeMarc

Haslingfield Choir and Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio

All Saints' Church Church Way, Haslingfield

Haslingfield Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Paul Jackson, perform parts 4–6 of JS Bach's Christmas Oratorio. Soprano – Ruth MurphyAlto – Ute Lepetit-ClareTenor – Owen ElsleyBass – Oscar Simms


New Palace Opera: The Rake’s Progress

Holy Sepulchre Holborn Viaduct, London

A concert performance of Igor Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress by New Palace Opera, conducted by Michael Thorne.

2023 Grainger Symposium: Lines of Beauty

Join the University of Melbourne’s Grainger Museum for a symposium exploring music history, composition, and performance in the context of innovation, exploration and engagement with new media and new technologies. Hear an international panel of academics and researchers respond to historical and contemporary ideas of music, new media and the archive. Topics range from historical


Newtown Ensemble: Poulenc’s Piano Concerto

Stockbridge Parish Church 7b Saxe Coburg Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Poulenc's Piano Concerto is performed by Paul Jackson, with the Newtown Ensemble, conducted by Michael Thorne. Programme: Hindemith – Nobilissime Visione Poulenc – Piano Concerto in C-sharp minor Sibelius – Symphony No. 7


Mifune Tsuji Trio

Downing Place URC, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EL Renowned violinist Mifune Tsuji, pianist Paul Jackson and saxophonist Jin Theriault perform as a unique trio, playing solo and trio pieces from around the world. The three musicians have been performing together since 2012. The eclectic programme includes two original works, Marc Eychenne’s Cantilène et danse and

Free Admission

Saffron Opera Group: The Marriage of Figaro

Saffron Hall, Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4UH Saffron Opera Group brings Mozart’s sparkling comedy of romantic misunderstandings to life with a luxury cast of internationally renowned singers - including many who have become favourites with SOG audiences - and dazzling new stars. Come and be delighted by Mozart’s ravishing melodies, and tickled by

£10 – £41