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Interview feature with Philip Wilby, Dorothy Gates and Tredegar Band

4BR Editor Iwan Fox talks to composers Philip Wilby and Dorothy Gates as well as MD Ian Porthouse of Tredegar Band ahead of their performance at the RNCM Festival

Tredegar
  Tredegar Band performed the UK premiere of the works by Philip Wilby and Dorothy Gates.


4BR Editor Iwan Fox finds out more about the UK premiere of Philip Wilby's 'The Pilgrim's Progress' and Dorothy Gates' 'Hope' by talking to the composers and Tredegar MD, Ian Porthouse.

Philip talks more about the work, the inclusion of the organ part and its inspiration, whilst Dorothy explains more about her evocative work and its troubling musical imagery.



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Conductor, Arranger, Teacher, Adjudicator, Band Trainer