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Mark Simpson

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Simpson is a major figure in contemporary music, hailed as a revelation (Bachtrack) and standout (Guardian). His compositions were performed at the BBC Proms, Salzburg and Edinburgh International Festivals, Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall and Barbican Centre London. Simpson performs worldwide as a clarinettist, both as a concerto soloist and chamber musician. He has performed with the BBC Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, the Mozarteum Salzburg and the Ulster Orchestra. In 2015, Simpson was Composer in Association at the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

Simpson became the first ever winner of both the BBC Young Musician of the Year and BBC Proms/Guardian Young Composer of the Year competitions in 2006. He read Music at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford. He received a Borletti-Butoni Trust Fellowship in 2014 and the Royal Philharmonic Society Composition Award in 2010, and is a Visiting Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Wednesday 1 July 2020

45. Crespo Series

Date 1 July 2020
Time 4:00 pm
Location St. Brendan’s Church
Admission €22/€18/€13/€9
Thursday 2 July 2020

55. Crespo Series

Date 2 July 2020
Time 3:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €37/€27/€21/€11
Saturday 4 July 2020

77. Late Great Show

Date 4 July 2020
Time 10:30 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €15
Sunday 5 July 2020

80. Finale

Date 5 July 2020
Time 8:00 pm
Location Bantry House
Admission €50/€40/€30/€16

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