Brian Holmes

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Born: 6 August 1946 — Washington, D.C. — USA
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Brian Holmes usually composes for voice or chorus. During the years 2006-2007, he has completed commissions for the Peninsula Women’s Chorus, the Peninsula Girls Chorus, Pinewood School, and Castileja School. His opera The Fashion God was performed May 2006 by Fresh Voices VI; the song cycle Updike’s Science has been performed by Lara Bruckmann as part of Fresh Voices VII. The San Jose Symphonic Choir has performed two pieces of his in Palo Alto as part of a NACUSA concert; one was a premier.


Brian Holmes is a physics professor at San Jose State University, specializing in the physics of musical instruments.

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Wed 23 Apr: Trois Miniatures Pour quatuor à cordes, Premiere and workshop by the Arditti Quartet Milton court concert hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London)
Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Sun 4 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th St., NY, NY
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Dying days:
(1910) Maurice Ravel: Premiere of Ma Mère l'Oye for two pianos, in Paris, France.
(1958) Heitor Villa-Lobos: Premiere of Symphony no. 12, in Washington D.C., USA.
(1985) Alfred Schnittke: Premiere of Concerto Grosso no. 3, in Moscow, Russia.

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