Patrick Harrex

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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


Fraser Tannock, trumpet, and Terence Allbright, piano, will give the 1st performance of Aria 2 on 21 September, at the Friends' Meeting House, Brighton.

Souvenirs of Sussex, for 8 voices, will be performed on 21 October at the Old Chapel, Alfriston, and on 11 November at Bridge Cottage, Uckfield.

Fragile Moment , for bass clarinet, cello and marimba, will be performed by the Riot Ensemble on 28 October at St Nicholas' Church, Brighton.


A selection of Patrick's works can now be listened to on soundcloud.

A recording the Riot Ensemble's recent performance of 90 seconds can be heard here.