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The King's: "Hateful is the Dark Blue Sky"

  • Butchart Centre, University of Aberdeen University Road Aberdeen, Scotland, AB24 United Kingdom (map)

The King’s Philharmonic Wind Orchestra
»Hateful is the dark blue sky«


Mike Merrill (USA): Hateful is the Dark Dlue Sky and Beyond the Sea. Commissioned by Professor Derek Ogston CBE (2018) (Premiere).
Rolf-Michael Steitz (Germany): Desire (2011) (UK Premiere).
Rebecca Taylor (Scotland): The Final Stand of Time (Premiere).
Thomas Stearn (England): To Morning (Premiere).

As well as other works.


Anya McRae, Violin (Scotland)
Postgraduate Student in Music at the University of Aberdeen

Ignasi Solé Piñas, Violoncello (Spain)
Master of Music in Cello Performance, Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Rotterdam

William Gray, Piano (Scotland)
Winner of the Chris Cadwur James Concerto Competition

Tobias Patrick Wolf, Conductor
Cade Terence Strathern, Assistant Conductor

Earlier Event: June 16
A Day of Music