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Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Effy Efthymiou
Effy Efthemiou

Composers' Workshop: Effy Efthymiou

Tuesday, 23 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

Effy Efthymiou is a composer of new music, and creator and producer of multimedia stage works that harness music, movement, the spoken word and the body. Her work has been described as ‘Brilliantly realized’ by Tamara Guasi in Time Out, and as ‘a powerful statement for 21st century innovation’ (Timmy Fisher, Bachtrack...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Rosie Johnson MBE
Rosie Johnson MBE

Composers' Workshop: Rosie Johnson MBE

Tuesday, 16 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

Rosie Johnson MBE has worked with composers for 40 years. She is currently Secretary of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Trust, in support of British composers. In previous incarnations she has been Director of SPNM (the Society for the Promotion of New Music - now part of Sound and Music), a composer manager for Chester Music...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Stephane Crayton
Stephane Crayton

Composers' Workshop: Stephane Crayton

Tuesday, 9 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

Stephane Crayton is a composer based in Cambridge. His compositions reassess various social dynamics of performance; he wrote a piece for the Ligeti Quartet in which every note of Beethoven’s Heiliger Dankgesang was reordered, and recently completed a short piece for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Stephane is...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Carola Bauckholt
Carola Bauckholt

Composers' Workshop: Carola Bauckholt

Tuesday, 2 November, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

Composer Carola Bauckholt was born in Krefeld in 1959 and studied with Mauricio Kagel at the Cologne University of Music, having worked for several years at the Theater am Marienplatz (TAM) in Krefeld. Since 2015 she has been teaching composition at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz, Austria. She is a member of...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Marcos Stuardo
Marcos Stuardo

Composers' Workshop: Marcos Stuardo

Tuesday, 26 October, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

Marcos Stuardo is a Chilean-British composer based in the United Kingdom. He obtained his Licenciatura en Composición with the Highest Distinction at Universidad de Chile under the tutelage of Andrés Maupoint. He completed his PhD in Music at King's College London, where he studied with Professor Silvina Milstein. Marcos'...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Frank Denyer
Frank Denyer

Composers' Workshop: Frank Denyer

Tuesday, 19 October, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

Each of Frank Denyer ’s brilliantly coloured and imaginatively rich compositions is written for a unique combination of instruments - more often than not a combination that no composer has dreamed of before. His music presents an astonishingly varied array of sound sources – new instruments of his own invention, adapted...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Daniel Kidane
Daniel Kidane

Composers' Workshop: Daniel Kidane

Tuesday, 12 October, 2021 - 14:00 to 16:00

Daniel Kidane 's music has been performed extensively across the UK and abroad as well as being broadcast on BBC Radio 3, described by the Financial Times as ‘quietly impressive’ and by The Times as ‘tautly constructed’ and ’vibrantly imagined’. Highlights include orchestral works Woke, which was premiered by the BBC...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian POSTPONED

Composers' Workshop: Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian POSTPONED

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian Please note that this Composers' Workshop has been postponed. Cevanne Horrocks-Hopayian was 'composer-in-residence' with the London Symphony Orchestra at the National Trust's 575 Wandsworth Road. She won a British Composer Award for Jazz, and Ivors Composer Award nominations in Chamber Music and...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Thomas Simaku POSTPONED

Composers' Workshop: Thomas Simaku POSTPONED

Tuesday, 3 March, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Thomas Simaku Please note that this Composers' Workshop has been postponed. Thomas Simaku's music has been reaching audie nces across Europe, the USA and further afield for three decades, and has been awarded a host of accolades for its expressive qualities and its unique blend of intensity and modernism. His CD released...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Deirdre Gribbin. Please note venue change

Composers' Workshop: Deirdre Gribbin. Please note venue change

Tuesday, 25 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Deirdre Gribbin Hailed as "a charismatic and intriguing new voice in contemporary music" (The Independent), Deirdre Gribbin's music has been performed at The Lincoln Center in New York as well as garnering awards at the UNESCO International Rostrum of Composers. She also won an Arts Foundation Award for the opera Hey...