Helen Grime Named As Wigmore Hall’s First Female Composer In Residence

Helen Grime has been named as Wigmore Hall’s first female Composer in Residence for their 2016/2017 season .

The Scottish composer, known for her music’s lyrical beauty, is the subject of Helen Grime Day (15 October), which includes Aviary Sketches, co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Grime has also written a new Piano Concerto for the Hall, which will be performed for the first time by Huw Watkins and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (3 March).

 

 

 

 

 

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