Welcome to the web site of composer Patrick Harrex
Patrick Harrex is an award winning composer whose works have
been given live and broadcast performances in many countries around the
world. His music has been recorded by Argo, CBC (Canada), Editions LGNM
(Luxembourg) and New Music Brighton. His works range from solo
pieces to larger ensemble and choral works and he writes for both
amateur and professional performers.
"Patrick Harrex [has] the ability to take delight in sounds for their own sake." - William Littler, Toronto Daily Star
Forthcoming Performances and other news
Forthcoming performances include a new work for The Riot Ensemble (90 seconds) on 29 October (St Nicholas' Church, Brighton) and piano, violin & cello which will be performed by the Ireland Trio on 13 January 2017 at St Luke's Church, Queen's Park, Brighton.
Recently completed works include Trichotomy (for clarinet, viola or cello and piano), Duo for two violins, untitled 2016.1 (two versions: for 5 flutes and for string quintet), untitled 2016.2 for piano and three conjugations for flexible ensemble, un nœud des serpents, for one or more pianos and mixed ensemble and The sexual politics of CoMA, for any number of players, as well as a version of ... a l'armonia si intento ... for six violas.
Patrick has recently been appointed Musical Director of New Note Orchestra, created to support those in recovery from addiction.
A selection of works can now be listened to on soundcloud.