Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

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Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

One of the foremost composers of our time, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies made a significant contribution to musical history through his wide-ranging and prolific output. He lived much of his life in the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland, where he wrote most of his music. In a worklist that spans more than five decades, he wrote across a broad range of styles, yet his music always communicates directly and powerfully, whether in his profoundly argued symphonic works, his music-theatre or witty light orchestral works.
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
News
14 Mar 2016
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies CH CBE (1934–2016)
Featured work
The Hogboon

Opus number: 335

Completion date: 2015

Duration: 55 mins

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Featured release

Music for Brass

Nimbus Records

concerts

World premier: The Hogboon

26 June 2016

London, United Kingdom

Premiere of new production: The Two Fiddlers

13 July 2016

Flensburg, Germany

Welsh National Opera: Kommilitonen! (Young Blood!)

27 July 2016

Barry, UK