McGuire's Ring of Strings in rehearsal at the 2006 St Magnus Festival in Orkney, conducted by James MacMillan


Eddie McGuire: Composer


Take a look through my latest up and coming concerts. I hope you can attend some of them - see you there!

Performances ahead

St Andrews New Music Ensemble ~ February 19th 2020 at 1pm                                                                                                                                                            Premiere of Farview, the second movement of McGuire's Kaleidoscope Suite. Specially written for the ensemble's double wind quintet in the concert at St Salvator's Chapel, University of St Andrews, Scotland, conducted by Bede Williams

American Trombone Workshop ~ March 6th 2020                                                                                                                                                                                  McGuire's Trombone Concerto  performed by John Kenny at this showcase trombone festival in Brucker Hall, Fort Myer, Virginia: John premiered it in 1992 with Glasgow Festival Strings & conductor James Durrant who commissioned it. Now published by Warwick Music

Cuillin Sound Quartet ~ March 15th  2020 at 7.30pm                                                                                                                                 They include McGuire's Winds at Sea  in their concert at the Parish Church, Church Street, Gatehouse of Fleet in south east Scotland

Passau Guitar Festival (Passau Saiten) ~ March 21st  2020                                                                                                                                                               Musicians from Camerata Taipei, join with festival guitarist, flautist and cellist to premiere a new version of Interlogue  by McGuire (for guitar, cello, guzheng, pi'pa, flute and percussion). In Kloster Niedernburg, Passau (on the Danube, south east Bavaria, Germany)

Cello Concerto premiere ~ May 15th 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McGuire's new Cello Concerto :  premiere at Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with Broen Ensemble strings and soloist (TBA)

Cello Concerto second performance ~ May 16 2020                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Loch Shiel Festival in the western highlands of Scotland presents the new Cello Concerto  by Edward McGuire.

Eddie McGuire's Divertimento for 20 Violas James Durrant MBE conducts it at the International Viola Congress 1998 RSAMD Glasgow