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Closeup of assorted wooden, metal and glass percussion instruments sitting on a tray in a dimly-lit performance space.

The Fish that became the Sun, World premiere (2019)


Musical Director and Conductor

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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

With a host of collaborators, Octandre Ensemble gave the World Premiere of Frank Denyer’s epic The Fish that Became the Sun (1991/96). Waiting nearly 30 years for its premiere, the piece has a legendary status in British new-music circles.


Benjamin Marquise Gilmore

Trinity Laban

New London Chamber Choir

Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

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