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Brit’s ‘Inspiration’ Heard in Beijing

DANCES of Life and Death and The Inspiration of Night — composed by Zhuhai sojourner and English music educator Andrew Webb-Mitchell — were presented by the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra and performed by soprano Ruan Yuqun at the Closing Gala of the 2014 Beijing Modern Music Festival (BMMF) in the Beijing Concert Hall on Thursday night. […]

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World and Beijing Premiere Performances at the 2014 Beijing Modern Music Festival

PRESS RELEASE Beijing, April 3, 2014   Wray Armstrong, Chairman of Armstrong International Music and Arts, Beijing, announced today that British composer Andrew Webb-Mitchell will be one of the featured composers at this year’s Beijing Modern Music Festival in May. BMMF has confirmed that its 2014 Closing Gala will include world and Beijing premiere performances of two […]

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Armstrong Music to Represent Andrew

Andrew is delighted to announce that he will now be managed world wide by Wray Armstrong.

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Interview with Mika Lintu, Classic Radio Finland

Andrew’s interview with Mika Lintu of  Classic Radio Finland will be broadcast at 1:30pm next Monday, 23 December on Finnish national radio. During his interview, Andrew talked about the inspiration behind his song cycle Songs of Awe and Wonder, his discovery of classical music as a teenager, the influence of Mahler on his development as […]

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Songs of Awe and Wonder Now Available as CD Release

The physical CD of Andrew’s orchestral song cycle, Songs of Awe and Wonder is now available to buy  from Amazon UK. The disc will also soon be available from Amazon US. A downloadable version of the cycle also went on sale last month and is available on iTunes. Andrew is delighted to continue his partnership […]

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Earthscape Short Film is Released

The latest film for Andrew’s orchestral song cycle, Songs of Awe and Wonder has been released and is now available to watch on YouTube. Earthscape is compiled from over 20,000 individual still images taken on board the International Space Station and is part of a series of videos made for the Songs of Awe and Wonder album, […]

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Composers Circle Website to feature Andrew’s Music

Andrew is delighted to announce that his music will be featured on the Composers Circle website this coming Friday, 25 October. Established in May last year by American composer, Eric Guinivan, the website provides a valuable and effective platform for contemporary composers reaching out to new audiences. It also gives the music loving public an opportunity to […]

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Songs of Awe and Wonder – Official Release

The official recording of Andrew’s orchestral song cycle, Songs of Awe and Wonder will be officially released by the independent classical label, First Creative, later this month. The CD will be available for download on iTunes and the physical CD will be available shortly after from Amazon UK and Amazon US. Andrew is delighted to […]

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Kites Over Malvern Short Film is Released

The short film for Andrew’s orchestral art song, Kites Over Malvern is now available on YouTube. The film features Chinese tenor Hui Jin and was filmed on location in England, Scotland, France and New Zealand. First Creative have created a beautiful and evocative portrayal of the young Elgar cycling to the Malvern Hills and flying his […]

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Promoting Classical Music in China

ANDREW Webb-Mitchell, 43, an English musician, composer and music educator, has just started an ambitious new project, establishing his first choral centre in Zhuhai. Working in collaboration with the Women and Children’s Activity Centre in New Xiangzhou, the Zhuhai centre will be followed by further centres in Zhongshan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Macao and Hong Kong, he […]

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Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt

Andrew Webb-Mitchell would like to extend his gratitude to the Landesamt für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt for granting permission to use Juraj Lipták’s wonderful image of the Nebra Sky Disc. The Inspiration of Night was premiered at the Tianjin Grand Theatre in October 2012 by Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra. The text takes us back to […]

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The English Composer on Soundcloud

Several movements from Andrew’s orchestral song cycle, Songs of Awe and Wonder can now be found on Soundcloud. SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform that allows collaboration, promotion and distribution of audio recordings. Since joining during the Christmas break, Andrew’s songs have been played over 2000 times, offering listeners easier access to his music and the opportunity leave feedback on the […]

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