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Feeney Commissions in progress

A work for baritone and orchestra (based on the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayam, a CBSO co-commission with the Helsinki Philharmonic) from Einojuhani Rautavaara, of which the UK premiere is expected take place in the 2017/18 season; the baritone soloist will be Gerald Finley.

An ensemble work by David Sawer, Caravanserai, for Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, expected to be premiered in spring 2018.

A new jazz work in the style of Sun Ra commissioned by Birmingham Jazz from composer Sid Peacock, and expected to be premiered in autumn 2016.

A new work of around ten minutes commissioned by the CBSO Youth Orchestra from British composer, of Eritrean and Russian descent, Daniel Kidane, to be premiered at Symphony Hall in February 2017.

A new body of work commissioned by mac birmingham from artist Sally Payen, exploring the Greenham Common protest and the wider sphere of peaceful protest, for exhibition at mac April - June 2017.

Funds are also being set aside to support the commissioning of major works for the CBSO and BCMG.


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