After studying at Birmingham Conservatoire, British composer and pianist Tom Armitage has been heavily involved on the new music scene throughout Europe. He has given over fifty world premieres of new works and has written for some of the most exciting musicians and ensembles around the globe. Having broadcast for the BBC, Tom has also released albums of contemporary piano music and so far this year has had works performed by Orchestra of the Swan at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; CHROMA; Schubert Ensemble; violin virtuoso, David le Page and soprano, Mary Wiegold – one of her generation’s leading exponents of contemporary vocal music. Most recently, Tom has also had music published by World Humanities Press in Hong Kong.
LISTEN: Decaying for Chamber Orchestra
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group: Flute (doubling Piccolo), Oboe (doubling Cor Anglais), Clarinet in Bb (doubling Bass Clarinet), Trumpet, Trombone, Triangle, Suspended Cymbal, Bass Drum, Harp, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass