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!


 

Upcoming Events

Paisley Abbey Choir & Ewan Robertson (bass flute)
April 22nd 2018 at 7.30pm
Presenting the premiere of McGuire's Three Donne Lyrics
Paisley Abbey,  Paisley PA1 1JG, Scotland UK

Wiltshire Serenade (Premiere) ~ May 18th 2018 at 7.30pm
For violin & viola soloists with string orchestra
Marlborough College Chamber Orchestra
Memorial Hall, Bath Road, Marlborough SN8 1PA,  Wiltshire

Piano40 at the Purcell Room ~ May 21st 2018 at 7.45pm
The London premiere of McGuire's Botanic Gardens
(for 4 players at 2 pianos)
https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/122993-piano40-2018

Richard Deering recital ~ English Music Festival
May 27th 2018 at 10.30am
Including McGuire's Prelude 7
Radley College, Radley OX14 2HR

70th Birthday Concert  16th June 2018 at 7pm

To include McGuire's Viola Concerto (soloist Scott Dickinson)
Auriga: The Five Stars (Alba Brass quintet), Celtic Knotwork, Hebridean Dance Suite , Song of the Ming Flask (Fong Liu, voice; text by Tom Furniss)
St Silas' Church, 69 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JE
as part of Glasgow's West End Festival

/home70th Birthday Concert  16th June 2018 at 7pm

To include McGuire's Viola Concerto (soloist Scott Dickinson)
Auriga: The Five Stars (Alba Brass quintet), Celtic Knotwork
St Silas' Church, 69 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JE
as part of Glasgow's West End Festival

BBC Radio 3 broadcast  ~ 26th July 2018 at 1pmTo include McGuire's Prelude 3 (Ruth Morley, flute) and Lullaby (Robert Irvine, cello) -  recorded at St Magnus Festival, Orkney Isles in June https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bbtbkj

Celebrating the Vaughan Williams Centenary ~ August 27th
Premiere of McGuire's Down Ampney Idyll  commissioned and performed by the string orchestra of Marlborough College conducted by Hector Scott https://www.vaughanwilliamsfestival.com/

The Whistlebinkies at the Fringe ~ 26th August 2018 at 6pm
Including McGuire's pieces specially composed for the group (Macbeth; Inner Sound; The Albannach) as well as traditional music. 'Scottish Music Old and New' at St Cecilia's Hall, 50 Niddry Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LG  www.edfringe.com

Piano Recital by Mark Spalding ~ September 2nd at 3pm
To include McGuire's Nine Decades which was composed to celebrate the 90th birthday of his composition teacher at RAM, James Iliff. Another former student of Iliff's, Janet Graham, will also be featured along with other composers. At St Vigean's Church, Arbroath, Scotland

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