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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...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Cambridge students

Composers' Workshop: Cambridge students

Tuesday, 18 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Cambridge students Some of Cambridge's finest young composers discuss their recent work from the point of view of both poetic and technical considerations. An insight into some of the most exciting creative work being produced on home turf.


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Byron Wallen

Composers' Workshop: Byron Wallen

Tuesday, 11 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 15:55

Byron Wallen Renowned jazz composer and bandleader Byron Wallen talks about the Hurricane Bells, a collaborative project with artist Peter Shenai. The bells are modelled on the structure of Hurricane Katrina; hung in a line and struck in order, these cyclonic, irregularly-shaped instruments produce descending tones...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Úna Monaghan

Composers' Workshop: Úna Monaghan

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Úna Monaghan Úna Monaghan is a harper, composer, researcher and sound artist from Belfast. She collaborates, improvises and performs with poets, visual artists, computers, writers, musicians, and others. Úna has held artist residencies at the Centre Culturel Irlandais Paris, the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Peter Hill

Composers' Workshop: Peter Hill

Tuesday, 28 January, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Peter Hill Pianist and writer Peter Hill is one of the leading British pianists of his generation, highly esteemed for his performances and recordings of twentieth-century and contemporary music. His complete cycles of Messiaen and of Berg, Schoenberg and Webern have received superlative acclaim. The Messiaen was described...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Freya Waley-Cohen

Composers' Workshop: Freya Waley-Cohen

Tuesday, 21 January, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Freya Waley-Cohen Described as 'at once intimate and visionary' (BBC Music Magazine) Freya Waley-Cohen's music has been commissioned by institutions and ensembles including the LA Philharmonic, BBC Proms, Wigmore Hall, Philharmonia Orchestra, King's Singers, the Aldeburgh , Cheltenham, Presteigne, Santa Fe, and Cheltenham...


Read more at: Composers’ Workshop: David Gompper

Composers’ Workshop: David Gompper

Tuesday, 3 December, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

The music of the award-winning American composer, pianist and conductor David Gompper has been performed worldwide, including at the Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the Vienna Konzerthaus. It combines an acute sensitivity to gesture and luminous scoring with a flair for large dramatic forms. He is currently working on the...


Read more at: CANCELLED - Composers’ Workshop: Deirdre Gribben

CANCELLED - Composers’ Workshop: Deirdre Gribben

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Hailed as "a charismatic and intriguing new voice in contemporary music" (The Independent), Dierdre 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...