Apollo saxophone quartet

Sep 2012

London Jazz Festival

London Jazz Festival recital.

Saturday 17 November, 2:00pm
The Forge, Camden.

The Apollo Saxophone Quartet have been commissioning exceptional new music for 27 years. Expect works by composers such as Django Bates and Barbara Thompson, plus a set of new music to accompany a quirky, bizarre and often hilarious selection of century-old movies


Brighton Concert

Brighton Autograph Series Concert

Date:  7 Nov 2012
Time:  7.30pm
Venue: Brighton Autograph Concerts, Brighton College http://www.brightoncollege.ac.uk

The ASQ makes a return to this prestigious series. Programme includes music by Django Bates, Kenny Wheeler, Barbara Thompson, Keith Tippett and the ASQ’s original scores to a 30 minute selection of hilarious early black and white silent films.

York University Concert

Concert at York University

Wednesday 31 October 2012 at 7.30pm
Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall

This engaging and entertaining retrospective of one of the country’s most successful instrumental ensembles displays the immense breadth of sounds and colours of the quartet to the full.   It includes music written for it by Django Bates, Barbara Thompson, Keith Tippett, Kenny Wheeler and Will Gregory – York alumnus and now half of Goldfrapp – amongst others, alongside a fascinating, quirky and hilarious set of early black and white films set to music by present and former members of the ASQ.