Les Chimères

Back in the mists of time, one of my long-term collaborators, harpsichordist Assi Karttunen, commissioned me to write a substantial piece for a project on Baudelaire. It’s taken a while for this project to pull together (the pandemic being a significant interruption!) but it’s full steam ahead now, and the first performance will be later […]

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Music for Virginals

Thanks very much to Francis Knights for including my music in his fascinating survey of modern music for the virginals, published in the current British Harpsichord Society newsletter. He featured ‘Admiring Yoro Waterfall’, which was originally commissioned by Sophie Yates for the virginals, and ‘Sing, Memory’, my piece for guitar and virginals/harpsichord, that was written […]

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White Book 3

‘White Book 3’ was recently released on a CD of my piano works, in a recording by Paul Sánchez. These five pieces were all based on artworks by Sir Christopher Le Brun, and it’s lovely to see these words about the music that he posted on his instagram account; “Given the contribution that music has […]

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Symphony Cocteau at RCM

This Royal College of Music saxophone ensemble concert was originally cancelled due to the pandemic, and it finally took place last summer in front of a tiny audience. It’s now available on the RCM Youtube channel. There are a range of pieces here including my ‘Symphony Cocteau’ for sax quartet and piano (starts at 22.00). […]

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Meet the Artist

Thanks very much to Frances Magdalene Wilson for inviting me to take part in her long-running ‘Meet the Artist’ series! If you haven’t come across Fran’s many talents before check out her website www.crosseyedpianist.com which is one of the UK’s leading blogs on classical music. There’s a wealth of fascinating information and ideas for pianists […]

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Seria Ludo released!

Released today!! So much thanks due to Paul and Albert for the absolutely fantastic performances, to Stephen Sutton at Divine Art, and to Sir Christopher Le Brun and his staff for their enthusiasm and cooperation in respect of White Book 3 and the setting up of the cover and liner notes. Available at Divine Art, […]

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Couperin on the Road

Today, at Reston (near Washington), the Beau Soir Ensemble will give the first performance of ‘Couperin on the Road’, with more than another twenty performances coming up in the next few months. Much thanks to all the players, but especially to harpist Michelle Lundy for her tireless cooperation in helping me get the harp part […]

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Seria Ludo

Seria Ludo’, the new recording of my piano music, is now available for pre-order (release on October 8th) – https://divineartrecords.com/recording/seria-ludo-piano-music-by-graham-lynch/?fbclid=IwAR1h772G0K3JvtA0_zyw-ZiEw-sM6RtAwhERTI8ReQJq2et2mcE5mAJcJag

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Guitar Sonata premiere

Today is the first of a number of premieres that are happening this month. The Sonata for two guitars was finished over a year ago but has had to wait for its first performance, now that concerts are happening again. It’s something of an epic piece, in three movements, and could never have been completed […]

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Performances in China

It’s super to see some older pieces continuing to get played, and in this case it’s some tangos written almost 20 years ago! These three pieces – Alba, Eurydice Sings, and Pájaros del Mar – are getting their Chinese premieres at Steinway Hall in Changsha next Tuesday. These are part of a concert of tango […]

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