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 Performances/Recordings/Events – Summer 2017

Saturday 6th May at 5.45 p.m. FILMHOUSE, Edinburgh

CD (DVD) image 6Michael Radford’s film ‘Another Time, Another Place’ (music score by John McLeod)
Part of the ‘Folk Film Gathering’ Film Festival


Monday 8th May 6 – 9 p.m. Royal Academy of Music, London

Member of Panel for British Academy of Composers, Songwriters and Authors event: ‘Manage your Composing Career’


Saturday 27th May at 3 p.m. High Church Hilton, Aberdeen
Sunday 28th May at 3 p.m. Caird Hall, Dundee

Hebridean Dances – Aberdeen Sinfonietta conducted by Garry Walker


Sunday 4th June at 3 p.m. Scottish Arts Club, 24 Rutland Square, Edinburgh EH1 2BW

The Song of Icarus  – Feargus Heatherington (violin), Liam Patterson (piano) – also works by
Iain Matheson, Gareth Williams, Eddie McGuire and Rory Boyle


Monday 19th – Wednesday 21st June RSNO Centre, Glasgow

Recording by Delphian Records of 4 McLeod works
The Shostakovich Connection
Percussion Concerto (Soloist: Dame Evelyn Glennie)
Out of the Silence
Hebridean Dances
Royal Scottish National Orchestra – John McLeod/Holly Mathieson conductors


Thursday 17th – 29th August Chetham’s International Summer School for Pianists, Stoller Hall, Long Millgate, Manchester M3 1SB

John McLeod – Composer in Residence. Performance of complete piano works by Murray McLachlan in 4 late night recitals 10 – 10 45 p.m.

Recital 1 – 18th August
Sonata No.1
12 Preludes
Fantasy on themes from Britten’s ‘Gloriana’ for guitar, transcribed for solo piano in 2017 by Murray McLachlan
– World Premiere
Recital 2 – 19th August
Sonata No.2
3 Protest Pieces
Sonata No.3

Recital 3 – 24th August
3 Interludes from ‘Another Time, Another Place’
Haflidi’s Pictures (with John McLeod as narrator)
Hebridean Dances

Recital 4 – 26th August
Sonata No.4
4 Impromptus
Sonata No.5

Sunday 27th August at 7.30 p.m. St. Andrew’s Church, Presteigne, Powys LD8 2AF

Le Tombeau de Poulenc
Katherine Baker (flute), Presteigne Festival Orchestra conducted by George Vass