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

Sonata for female voice, flute and percussion (click on the title to listen) has been released on the New Music Brighton album: ... because it's spring. The performers are Debbie Bridge, soprano, Anne Hodgson, flute, and Adam Bushell, percussion. It is available for download at where the CD may also be ordered.

String quartet no. 2 has recently been completed. New versions of A Klee diptych (for clarinet and string quartet) and Rhythm of Black Lines (for large flexible ensemble) have also been completed.

Patrick has recently been appointed Musical Director of New Note Orchestra, created to support those in recovery from additction. Its first one day workshop will  take place on 18 July in Brighton.