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
CoMA Sussex will give the first perfomance of Rhythm of Black Lines in its 2015 version for mixed ensemble on Sunday 28 June in St John-sub-castro church, Lewes.
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 www.newmusicbrighton.bandcamp.com 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.