Upcoming Performances:

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N.B. Upcoming concerts that have been cancelled due to COVID-19 are listed at the bottom of this page.

23rd October 2020

Release of new album by John Harle featuring a track recorded by Alastair

Alastair was honoured to be asked to record a track for John Harle's career retrospective box set, The John Harle Collection, which is released on Sospiro Records on 23rd October. Alastair has multitracked John Harle's piece Little Death Machine for saxophone quartet and tape, and this recording appears on Volume 13: Progressive! All proceeds from the collection will be donated to the Help Musicians Coronavirus Financial Hardship Fund.

 

Check out the track here

28th November 2020

RNCM Sax Day - Virtual Edition!

Alastair is looking forward to contributing a video to the event! More details and (free) tickets on the RNCM website

11th December 2020

Release of Do You Hear Me? (single)

Alastair will be releasing the title track from his new EP Do You Hear Me? The EP is released on Sospiro Records and reflects on the climate emergency that we are living through. The tracks on the EP are accompanied by highly impactful videos created by Tom Gimson. For more info and to pre-order visit https://www.doyouhearme.info

18th December 2020

Release of Do You Hear Me? (full EP)

Alastair will be releasing his new EP Do You Hear Me? The EP is released on Sospiro Records and reflects on the climate emergency that we are living through. The tracks on the EP are accompanied by highly impactful videos created by Tom Gimson. For more info and to pre-order visit https://www.doyouhearme.info

22nd - 24th January 2021

Benslow Music Online Course:

Music production for classical musicians: Creating your own demo materials

Alastair will be running this exciting new online course with fellow tutor Gerard McChrystal. The course will be run from Friday afternoon through to Sunday evening, and take you through the process of creating your own demo recordings and videos. The course is suitable for those with no previous experience but will also go on to cover more advanced audio and video editing techniques.

A pre-requisite for the course is an Apple Computer, and recording/editing/mixing tutorials will take place in Logic Pro.

For more info and to book visit the Benslow website.

2nd February 2021

Saxophone class at Trinity Laban Conservatoire

Alastair will be teaching a class for the saxophone department at Trinity Laban Conservatoire.

12th-14th February 2021

Benslow International Saxophone Course (Online)

Alastair will be coaching on the online Benslow International Saxophone Course alongside Gerard McChrystal. More info and booking on the Benslow Website

Saturday 8th May, 2021

Performance with Maidstone Wind Symphony

Alastair will be performing as guest soloist with Maidstone Wind Symphony. Works to include Soprano Saxophone Concerto (Mackey), Rhaposdy on Electric Dawn (Penman/Stubbs) and Pequena Czarda (Itturalde)

July, 2021

Victoria International Arts Festival, Malta

Alastair will be returning to the Victoria International Arts Festival in Malta to perform with the Auric Saxophone Quartet. Full details TBC

Thursday 21st January, 2022, 7.30pm

Evening recital at Grimsby Concert Sociey with Jonathan Pease

Alastair and Jonathan will be giving a saxophone and piano recital for Grimsby Concet Society. Full details to follow.

12-19 July, 2022

World Saxophone Congress, Kurashiki, Japan

More info to follow.

July, 2022

EurSax in Trento, Italy

European saxophone congress in Trento, Italy. Full details to follow.

Cancellations:

Sunday 3rd May, 2020

Performance with Maidstone Wind Symphony - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19 New date Saturday 8th May, 2021

Alastair will be performing as guest soloist with Maidstone Wind Symphony. Works to include Soprano Saxophone Concerto (Mackey), Rhaposdy on Electric Dawn (Penman/Stubbs) and Pequena Czarda (Itturalde)

4th-7th July, 2020

Victoria International Arts Festival, Malta - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Alastair will be returning to the Victoria International Arts Festival in Malta to perform with the Auric Saxophone Quartet.

 

The Auric Saxophone Quartet will now be playing at VIAF 2021 - details TBC

13th-18th July, 2020

EurSax 2020 in Trento, Italy - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

European saxophone congress in Trento, Italy. Alastair will be performing a solo recital and also a duo recital with Matthew Lombard.

EurSax 2020 will be rescheduled for July 2022 - full details to follow

Monday 24th August, 2020, 1pm

Lunchtime Recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields with Jonathan Pease - CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19

Alastair and Jonathan will be giving a saxophone and piano recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields in a programme focussing on British and French composers.

Thursday 21st January, 2021, 7.30pm - POSTPONED TO 2022 DUE TO COVID-19

Evening recital at Grimsby Concert Sociey with Jonathan Pease

Alastair and Jonathan will be giving a saxophone and piano recital for Grimsby Concet Society. Full details to follow.

Tuesday 26th January, 2021, 7.30pm - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Evening recital in Skipton with Borealis Saxophone Quartet

The Borealis Saxophone Quartet are giving an evening recital for Skipton Music Society. Full details to follow.

Saturday 27th February, 2021, 7.30pm - POSTPONED DUE TO COVID-19

Evening recital in Pinner with Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet

The Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet are giving an evening recital for Music in Pinner. Full details to follow.

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