We look forward to telling you about Edmund's commission in the future.
Edmund Finnis was born in Oxford in 1984. His music has been performed internationally at venues including Carnegie Hall (Zankel Hall), Seiji Ozawa Hall (Tanglewood), Liszt Academy (Budapest), at Spitalfields, CrossLinx (Netherlands), Huddersfield and Vilnius festivals, and as part of Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW series.
n recent years he has enjoyed close associations with both the London Sinfonietta – who have performed six of his works, including three that they commissioned (Veneer, Unfolds and Seeing is Flux) – and the London Contemporary Orchestra, with whom he was Composer-in-Association from 2013-16. Other performers of his music include the London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, and players of the Philharmonia Orchestra.
ecent works include Shades Lengthen (a violin concerto for Benjamin Beilman and LCO, shortlisted for an RPS Music Award); Four Duets for Mark Simpson (clarinet) and Víkingur Ólafsson (piano); a string orchestra piece, Between Rain (LCO); and Youth, a set of short piano pieces for Clare Hammond.