Jess will perform an extract from Michael Nyman’s “Where the Bee Dances” with the Southbank Sinfonia at London’s Barbican Centre as part of the ABRSM Shine event. Visit the link below for more details.
Jess returns to perform with the Ealing Symphony Orchestra. Jess will be performing the English premiere of Barbara Thompson’s Saxophone Concerto.
Saturday 7 October 2017, 7.30pm
Barbara THOMPSON Saxophone Concerto (Saxophone: Jess Gillam)
HOLST The Perfect Fool
PROKOFIEV Symphony No. 4
St Martin’s West Acton, Hale Gardens W3 9SQ (map)
Ealing Broadway, Ealing Common
Jess performs a recital with Jonathan Fisher at the Ryedale Festival 2017.
Please visit http://www.ryedalefestival.com for more information.
Jess Gillam saxophone
Steve Lodder piano
Programme to include works by Bartok, Debussy, Pedro Itturalde, Phil Woods, Chick Corea and Dave Heath
18 year-old saxophonist Jess Gillam is a force of nature, whose free-flowing musicianship and verve in performance are irresistible. Although Sheku Kanneh-Mason won the 2016 BBC Young Musician competition, Jess was a hugely popular finalist, and this wide-ranging programme will show off her extraordinary talent beautifully.
Please visit http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/music/whats-on/grid for more information and tickets.
Jess performed on “BBC Break-Fest” as part of a news story about a new live music census. Friday 10th March 2017
Jess joins Snake Davis and the Suspicions in a performance with The Dynamics at the Prestatyn Soul Weekender – the UK’s biggest Northern Soul Weekender!
Joined by celebrated conductor Gábor Takács-Nagy and captivating young soloist Jess Gillam, leading chamber orchestra Sinfonia Cymru presents music by Shostakovich, Mozart, Prokofiev and Nyman.
This uplifting programme will showcase the rhythmic brilliance of Shostakovich, the soaring majesty of Mozart, Prokofiev’s distinctive melodies and the upbeat exuberance of Nyman’s Where The Bee Dances.
It’s a classic mix of youth and experience on stage, as exceptional teenage soloist Jess Gillam and the brilliant young professional musicians of Sinfonia Cymru will be under the baton of world-renowned conductor Gábor Takács-Nagy.
Musical Director of Manchester Camerata, Professor of String Quartet at Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva, and International Chair in Chamber Music at the Royal Northern College of Music, Gábor Takács-Nagy is a hugely acclaimed conductor and teacher.
As finalist on BBC’s Young Musician of the Year 2016, Jess Gillam wowed the audience with her entrancing performance of Nyman’s Where The Bee Dances. Jess joins the orchestra to reprise this piece.
Sinfonia Cymru is thrilled to be joined by two such outstanding musical talents.
7.30pm, Theatr Clwyd, Mold Flintshire CH7 1YA
Jess performs at Linlithgow as a part of her Scottish Tour.
Jess performs in Milngavie as a part of her Scottish Tour.