New CD Release – 31 July 2020 – CLICK

D A V I D

L E W I S T O N

S H A R P E

 

C O M P O S E R   -   W R I T E R   -   T E A C H E R

"For me, writing music is the distillation of memory"

"We are united by the evolution of speech,
more than we are divided by our dispersal
among countless languages"

- writing in Babel: The Language Magazine

"A poem is a universal locus,

     and a lens for all light"

- writing in The Spoken River: 100 sonnets

R E V I E W S

"Melodious ... impressionistic ... piquant"  The Guardian

“David Lewiston Sharpe’s piano concerto, performed
by the Royal Phil last October and conducted by Nicholas Cleobury was fantastic and one piece we
had to share with listeners.” ​ClassicFM

"Astonishing encore [Memoria non est in mente] ... very

stately, and leaves the listener rather reflective."

Michael S. Zerban, O-Ton

“Very lovely music … a life experience”

​Arvo Pärt [on Lewiston Sharpe's Piano Concerto No.1]

N E W S

7 August 2020

Coverage of the new album, In The Tavern Of Sweet Songs – reviewed in The Guardian by Erica Jeal, "soprano Lucy Knight and tenor Jeff Stewart weave melodious vocal lines above Nigel Foster's piano playing, sometimes impressionistic, sometimes piquant ... beautifully evocative ... crystal clarity". Review

3 August 2020

The 'Meet the Artist' series, developed by 'The Cross-
Eyed Pianist' (aka Frances Wilson) has published an interview in the wake of the release of the new CD. Read the interview online here Meet the Artist

31 July 2020

The new CD recording of the 60-minute song cycle
In The Tavern Of Sweet Songs, will be released on
31 July. Marketed by Music Connection Ltd, distributed by Proper Music Dstribution, the recording presents
a vivid, intense performance by soprano Lucy Knight, tenor Jeff Stewart, and pianist Nigel Foster. MORE

18 June 2020

The violin and cello Helix String Duo, are giving a
second performance from Memoria non est in mente - the duo-sonata given its premiere in May 2019. https//20-20.live from Köln, Germany.

P E R F O R M A N C E S​

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2 November 2019 (7.00pm)
Ave Maria, gratia plena
for Soprano and Piano

Andriana Yordanova (soprano)

Ramona Zammit Formosa (piano)

LISTEN to the archived
broadcast of radio show
The MonkeySparrow (CKUW
Radio - Canada - 95.9 FM), to hear the Piano Concerto No.1,

as heard on the show on

16 July 2019 (CLICK IMAGE).

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Sonatina—'Sketches from Senglea'

for Solo Piano

David Lewiston Sharpe (piano)

St Augustine Church & Priory,

Valletta, Malta (7.00pm, 2 November)

© 2021 by David Lewiston Sharpe