Mr McFall’s Chamber & Cappella Nova

September 17, 2019 in by mwhiteside

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The opening concert of the sixth Tryst is given by our artists in residence, Mr McFall’s Chamber. They are joined by Cappella Nova, Scotland’s specialists in unaccompanied vocal music, for the world premiere of two new pieces by Michael Murray, both Cumnock Tryst Festival Commissions. Murray’s guitar concerto was premiered at the Tryst a few years ago and he has been steadily building his workload and reputation since. Fresh from the US premiere of his concerto in the Spring, Michael now turns to choral music with two new hard-hitting and visionary works, exciting new developments from the Cumnock composer.

Mr McFall’s Chamber was formed with the aim to create new audiences, new music and new directions in music. Their programme for Cumnock brings exciting 20th century music from Poland as well as a work written twenty years ago specially for Cumnock by the Tryst’s Artistic Director James MacMillan.

Trinity Church
Ayr Road, KA18 1DW