John Crofton HARLE

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1956-09-20
Education Royal GS Newcastle upon Tyne, Royal Coll of Music (Fndn scholar, ARCM)
Publications N/A
Recreations family life, travel
Clubs N/A
Style John Harle, Esq
Career saxophonist, composer, conductor; ldr Myrha Saxophone Quartet 1977-82, formed duo with pianist John Lenehan 1979, saxophone soloist 1980-; appeared at numerous int venues incl: Carnegie Hall, South Bank Centre, BBC Proms, Germany, Switzerland, Far East; soloist Last Night of the Proms 1995 (world premiere of Sir Harrison Birtwistle's saxophone concerto Panic written for him); composer: Terror and Magnificence performed by Elvis Costello and Sarah Leonard, Little Death Machine performed by Orchestra of St John's Proms 2002; premiered Nyman Double Concerto with >qv1qv2<2588>qv3<, >ir<, >qv1qv2<6224>qv3<, >ir<, and the Philharmonia; performer world premiere of Total Eclipse by >qv1qv2<12519>qv3<, >ir<, The Fall of Jerusalem by Dominic Muldowney and The Same Dog Joby Talbot 2000; conducted Film Music programme with the Winterthur Orch 2000-02; played with: LSO, English Chamber Orch, Basel Chamber Orch, London Sinfonietta, Northern Sinfonia, BBC orchs; princ saxophone London Sinfonietta 1987-, prof of saxophone Guildhall Sch of Music and Drama 1988-; composer of music for feature films (Butterfly Kiss, Breed of Heroes), TV (Love Lies Bleeding, Silent Witness, History of Britain) and advertising (Nissan, Harveys, Sony); regular broadcaster on BBC Radio, featured in One Man and his Sax BBC 2 TV 1988; EMI Classics artist 1990-; Decca recording artist 1991-; collaborations with Ute Lemper, >qv1qv2<2914>qv3<, >ir<, Willard White, the Brodsky Quartet and >qv1qv2<30302>qv3<, >ir<; Dannreuther Concerto Prize Royal Coll of Music 1980, GLAA Young Musician 1979 and 1980, Best Artistic Achievement in a Feature Film Cannes Fim Festival 1988, RTS Award for Best Original Music 1996; FGSM 1990
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