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Composers' Workshop: Robert Laidlow

Faculty of Music Composers' Workshop with Robert Laidlow.
When Oct 27, 2020
from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM
Where Online
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Rob Laidlow

Robert Laidlow is a composer based in London and Manchester. His music often results from scientific collaborations and focusses on contrast, inevitability and new approaches to structure and time. He is the PRiSM Researcher in Artificial Intelligence-Assisted Composition, in association with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, who have performed a number of his works.

Robert's pieces have been performed and broadcast worldwide and have received awards including the Royal Philharmonic Society Composers Prize 2019 and nomination for the 2018 British Composer Awards. Recently he has been commissioned by the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Barbican Centre, guitarist Fabio Zanon, the International Festival of Campos do Jordao, and Access Contemporary Music Chicago among others. His works have been broadcast many times on BBC Radio 3 and his music was also recently televised on BBC Four as part of the Royal Institution's popular Christmas Lectures annual series.

Robert graduated from Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 2015 before completing a Master's degree at the Royal Academy of Music in 2018. He is currently a doctoral student at the Royal Northern College of Music, where his research is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.

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