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Thomas Simaku World Premiere in Stockholm

Posted on 21 October 2021

Thomas Simaku’s new work Soliloquy VI for Soprano Saxophone will receive its world premiere at a concert in Kungsholm Church in Stockholm on 20th November 2021.

Written for the renowned Swedish saxophonist Anders Paulsson, this piece is part of ‘Solitary Poems’ – an international project of new compositions for Soprano Saxophone written during the lockdown.

Moderated by the Swedish Television journalist Sharon Jåma, the concert will be streamed live. The piece will also be recorded in the Uppsala Cathedral in Stockholm.

Professor Thomas Simaku has for a number of years now written a number of highly virtuosic works for solo instruments, including his BASCA award-winning piece Soliloquy V- Flauto Acerbo.

He has currently working on a commission from the Ensemble Intercontemporain in Paris for his Soliloquy IX – a substantial work for Solo Trumpet and Resonant Piano written for Clément Saunier – soloist of the Ensemble Intercontemporain.