Borough New Music - George Fu

    28 May 2019, St George the Martyr Church, Borough, London

    Pianist George Fu performs works by Knussen, Carter, Marsey, Fardon, Aucoin, as well as Freya's Isle.

    More information and tickets here

    LA Phil - Noon to Midnight

    01 Jun 2019, Walt Disney Hall

    John Adams conducts a concert of premieres commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic as part of their Green Umbrella series, performed by the LA Phil New Music Group.

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    Albion Quartet at the Aldeburgh Festival

    11 Jun 2019, Orford Church

    The Albion Quartet will premiere Freya’s new String Quartet, an Aldeburgh Festival Commission. It will be performed alongside works by Haydn, Thomas Larcher, and Schubert’s Death and the Maiden.

    More info and tickets here.

    Echea String Quartet

    18 Jun 2019, Royal Academy of Music, Angela Burgess Recital Hall

    The Echéa String Quartet perform works by Birtwistle, Bartok and Louise Drewett alongside Freya’s Snap Dragon.

    More info here.



    Cheltenham Festival - The music of Rome

    10 Jul 2019, Cheltenham College Chapel

    ORA singers perform a programme inspired by Rome's rich catalogue of Renaissance composers, including the world premiere of Freya Waley-Cohen's reflection on Anerio's Christus Factus Est.

    More info and tickets here.

    The St. Marylebone Festival

    24 Jul 2019, St. Marylebone Parish Church

    Songs and sounds ‘contemporary composers in conversation.

    Including songs from the piano and soprano version of Freya’s song cycle ‘Happiness’.

    More information here.

    Sainte Mere Festival Friday Night

    02 Aug 2019, Sainte Mere Chateau

    The Saint Mere Festival is one of the co-commisioners Freya’s string quartet for the Albion Quartet.

    The Albion Quartet will perform the new quartet alongside Brahms Quartet No.3 in B-Flat Major, Op.67 at the Friday night concert.

    More info here.

    Sainte Mere Festival

    03 Aug 2019, Sainte Mere Chateau

    The Albion Quartet perform Freya's string quartet at Sainte Mere Festival again on the Saturday, in a programme including Beethoven's Quartet Op. 18 No. 5 in A major and Shostakovich Quartet no. 3.

    Presteigne Festival

    25 Aug 2019, St Andrew’s Church

    The Albion Quartet will be premiering a new string quartet of Freya’s called Winterbourne at the Presteigne festival alongside Schubert’s ‘Rosamunde' quartet and Matthew Taylor’s String quartet no.5.

    More info and tickets here.


    BBC Proms Tribute to Oliver Knussen

    09 Sep 2019, Cadogan Hall

    Freya has been commissioned to write a new work for chamber ensemble for the Knussen Chamber Orchestra for the last of this year’s chamber Proms.

    More info here.


    Recollections of Beethoven

    02 Nov 2019, Wigmore Hall

    Freya is the associate composer of Wigmore Hall for the 2019-20 season, as part of celebrations of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary year.

    11 am -Tamsin Waley-Cohen solo concert, including Freya’s Unveil, and Likeness

    1:15 pm - Freya will be giving a talk.

    2:30 pm - The Albion Quartet will be play two of Freya’s existing string quartets, a new commission for the Wigmore Hall, and Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge.

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