Thomas is currently working on a concerto for lithophone (limestone xylophone) as part of the Quarry Arts project ‘Song of the Sea that Was’. Actress Kathryn Pogson narrates an account of the forming of the earth and the beginnings of the oceans. The premiere takes place… Read More
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Classical Music 1600–2000 – A Chronology now published
Several essays by Thomas on early 20th-century music are now available as part of a pioneering new reference volume Classical Music 1600–2000 – A Chronology. The book, edited by Jon Paxman, interprets four centuries of Western classical music, considering its evolution from different perspectives. Early reviews have… Read More
World premiere of ‘Lest We Forget’
The world premiere of Thomas’s euphonium concerto ‘Lest We Forget’, takes place on 8 November. The performance is part of the Skipton Camerata’s Remembrance Day concert. The soloist is Grimethorpe Band’s Philippe Schwartz. Ben Crick will conduct.