sound festival: John Casken Composer Portrait

October 2, 2019 in by mwhiteside

Event Details

Organiser/promoter: soundfestival in association with The University of Aberdeen Music Department

Venue: As above

Description: John Casken is Visiting Fellow in Composition at the University of Aberdeen and tonight’s concert explores his work through discussion and performance. It also includes a new work for soprano and piano by the 2019 Carlaw/Ogston Composition prize winner, James Aburn.

Supported by the University of Aberdeen Development Trust’s Student Experience Fund

Programme: John Casken Amethyst Deceiver for solo oboe
John Casken Piano Trio
John Casken Stolen Airs for cello and piano
James Aburn A New Life (World Premiere)

Prices: £11, £6 concession, free for students & under 18

Booking info: Tickets can be booked at