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Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Errollyn Wallen CBE
Errollyn Wallen

Composers' Workshop: Errollyn Wallen CBE

Tuesday, 15 March, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

As one of the final events as holder of the Wort Residency 2021-22, Errollyn Wallen CBE will be speaking in the concluding Composers Workshop of the year. Described by The Observer as “the renaissance woman of contemporary British music” , she is a leading figure in today’s musical world, as respected as a singer/...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Darragh Morgan (violin) & Mary Dullea (piano)
Darragh_and_mary

Composers' Workshop: Darragh Morgan (violin) & Mary Dullea (piano)

Tuesday, 8 March, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

Darragh and Mary return to Cambridge to workshop and showcase brand new works composed by Cambridge University students during the term.


Read more at: Composers Workshop: Dobrinka Tabakova (TO BE RESCHEDULED)
Dobrinka Tabakova

Composers Workshop: Dobrinka Tabakova (TO BE RESCHEDULED)

Tuesday, 1 March, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

***TO BE RESCHEDULED*** Dobrinka Tabakova ’s ‘exciting, deeply moving’ music (Washington Times) has been featured in festivals including the BBC Proms, UK; Schleswig-Holstein, Germany; Moscow Homecoming, Russia; World Sun Songs, Latvia and Dark Music Days, Iceland. Tabakova’s debut profile album ‘String Paths’, on ECM...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Dani Howard (TO BE RESCHEDULED)
Dani Howard

Composers' Workshop: Dani Howard (TO BE RESCHEDULED)

Tuesday, 22 February, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

***TO BE RESCHEDULED*** Dani Howard is a British composer and orchestrator who is quickly gaining international recognition for her orchestral writing, with regular performances across the UK, US, Europe and Asia. In June 2021 she received the premiere of her Trombone Concerto with acclaimed reviews “an instant classic...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Francesca Verunelli (TO BE RESCHEDULED)
Francesca Verunelli

Composers' Workshop: Francesca Verunelli (TO BE RESCHEDULED)

Tuesday, 15 February, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

***TO BE RESCHEDULED*** Francesca Verunelli studied composition and piano at the Conservatorio Luigi Cherubini in Florence where she earned both diplomas summa cum laude. She went on to attend IRCAM’s cursus 1 & 2 in Composition and Computer Music specializing in electronic music. In 2010 she was awarded the Silver...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Chaya Cernowin
Chaya Czernowin

Composers' Workshop: Chaya Cernowin

Tuesday, 8 February, 2022 - 14:00 to 16:00

Chaya Czernowin (Dec 1957) is a composer of operas, orchestral and chamber works with and without electronics, which have been performed worldwide. She was composer in residence in Salzburg festival 2005/6, and Lucerne Festival 2013. She is Walter Bigelow Rosen Professor of Music at Harvard University and was a Professor...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Darragh Morgan (violin) & Mary Dullea (piano)
darragh_and_mary

Composers' Workshop: Darragh Morgan (violin) & Mary Dullea (piano)

Tuesday, 8 February, 2022 - 16:00 to 18:00

Two of the UK's finest and most experienced performers of new music join us for this Workshop, in which they will demonstrate contemporary techniques and discuss how to write effectively for their instruments, as well as performing excerpts from their extensive repertoire. They will also look at ideas for new pieces by...


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...