Michael Small's new work for solo violin "White Space", a Royal Philharmonic Society/Presteigne Festival commission, will be premiered at the festival on 29 August by Fenella Humphreys. This piece was commissioned as part of the RPS Composition Prize in 2014.
was born in 1988, and studied composition with David Horne as an undergraduate at the Royal Northern College of Music between 2007 and 2011, where he received a First Class BMus Hons. During his time there he wrote for several festivals and participated in masterclasses with Rolf Hind, Simon Bainbridge, Graham Fitkin, Christopher Rouse, H.K. Gruber and Sir Peter Maxwell Davies.
Suite No 1 for solo violin
White Space *World Premiere*
Partita in E, BWV1006