Professor Robert Saxton shortlisted for British Composer Award

2 November 2015

Professor Robert Saxton's Sonata for Brass Band on a Prelude of Orlando Gibbons has been shortlisted for a 2015 British Composer Award. The piece was commissioned by Peter Bassano for the City of Cambridge Brass Band, with funds provided by the Golland Trust and the RVW Trust. The first performance was given by the City of Cambridge Brass Band, conducted by Peter Bassano, on 16th November 2014.

The British Composer Awards ceremony takes place on Wednesday 9th December at the British Film Institute, and will be hosted and broadcast by BBC Radio 3. For further information, visit Professor Saxton's profile on the British Composer Awards website.