Edmund Finnis (1984-) is a composer living and working in London.
Edmund was recently named as both the new Composer-in-Association with the London Contemporary Orchestra and one of the inaugural House Composers at English National Opera. He has also just been commissioned by the BCMG. Click for details.
Unfolds (for quintet) is now available to stream from the London Sinfonietta website. Recorded live by London Sinfonietta at Queen Elizabeth Hall, November 2011. Click:
Unfolds on London Sinfonietta website
Veneer (for solo viola with reverb) is now available to stream from the London Sinfonietta website. Performed by Paul Silverthorne. Click:
Veneer on London Sinfonietta website
Frame/Refrain for chamber orchestra, 2011
Recorded in Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Aldeburgh, conducted by Gregory Charette.
Frame/Refrain by Edmund Finnis
Brother for violin and viola. Performed by Alex Shiozaki and Derek Mosloff. Recorded live in Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood, Massachusetts. August 2012
Brother by Edmund Finnis
COLOUR FIELD PAINTING Electroacoustic piece, commissioned by London Contemporary Orchestra for their Imagined Occasions series. Summer 2013.
COLOUR FIELD PAINTING by Edmund Finnis
Flicker for orchestra. Recorded in Helsinki, Spring 2008. Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sian Edwards.
Flicker by Edmund Finnis
In Situ (after Locke) for 9 instruments. Recorded in Tanglewood by the New Fromm Players, Summer 2012.
In Situ (after Locke) by Edmund Finnis
Sister for violin and cello. Recorded by Aisha Orazbayeva and Lucy Railton.
'Sister' by Edmund Finnis (2013) Lucy Railton - Cello, Aisha Orazbayeva - Violin by LRAO
Focus/Pull for octet. BBC Symphony Orchestra and Guildhall musicians, conducted by Richard Baker. Produced by Ann McKay. Recorded in Maida Vale Studios, Winter 2011.
Focus/Pull by Edmund Finnis
Wall Talk an improvisation on Fender Rhodes with Powertran Digital Delay.
Wall Talk by Edmund Finnis