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Read more at: Composers’ Workshop: Laurence Osborn

Composers’ Workshop: Laurence Osborn

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Laurence Osborn is a British composer based in London, where he is studying for a PhD in Composition at King’s College London, supervised by Sir George Benjamin. Already renowned for his excellent ear and the care with which he crafts each of his works, Laurence has written for the London Symphony Orchestra, London...


Read more at: Composers’ Workshop: Lore Lixenberg

Composers’ Workshop: Lore Lixenberg

Tuesday, 22 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

One of the most adventurous and creative performers working today, Lore Lixenberg is at the forefront of new music in the UK. A performer of breathtaking versatility, she has sung at the Royal Opera House and English National Opera, and with ensembles such as Klangforum Wien, Ensemble Intercontemporain and the London...


Read more at: Composers’ Workshop: Richard Causton

Composers’ Workshop: Richard Causton

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Richard Causton, the Music Faculty’s Reader in Composition, has been described as “one of the most courageous and uncompromising artists working today”. He introduces this term’s Composers’ Workshops and welcomes to the Faculty those interested in new music before speaking about his own work, focussing on his recent piece...


Read more at: CANCELLED: Composers' Workshop: Naomi Belshaw

CANCELLED: Composers' Workshop: Naomi Belshaw

Tuesday, 22 January, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Unfortunately this event will no longer take place. This class will be included in the Michaelmas Term 2019 programme.


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Tabea Debus and Olwen Foulkes

Composers' Workshop: Tabea Debus and Olwen Foulkes

Tuesday, 12 March, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

After her remarkable and captivating presentation last October, recorder virtuoso Tabea Debus returns to the Faculty of Music with duo partner Olwen Foulkes for the second of two workshops, in which she showcases new works written especially by Cambridge University student composers.


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Undergraduate Composers

Composers' Workshop: Undergraduate Composers

Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

A practical workshop in which chamber works by the current generation of undergraduate composers are presented, rehearsed and discussed. A unique chance to hear new pieces taking shape by some of the University’s most talented young composers.


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Claudia Molitor

Composers' Workshop: Claudia Molitor

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

Claudia Molitor is a composer/artist whose work draws on traditions of music and sound art but also extends to video, performance and fine art practices. Exploring the relationships between listening and seeing as well as embracing collaboration as compositional practice is central to her work. Claudia is the co-founder/...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Julian Anderson

Composers' Workshop: Julian Anderson

Tuesday, 19 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Julian Anderson is among the most esteemed and influential composers of his generation, and has enjoyed residencies with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Here he talks about Van Gogh Blue (described by the Royal Philharmonic Society as ‘a work of...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: Allan Gravgaard Madsen

Composers' Workshop: Allan Gravgaard Madsen

Tuesday, 12 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Allan Gravgaard Madsen’s works explore a micro world of sounds, sparse textures and limited materials. The winner of several prestigious international prizes, he is currently working a double concerto for violin, piano and orchestra for Duo Åstrand/Salo and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra. Allan is currently the...


Read more at: Composers' Workshop: PhD Composers

Composers' Workshop: PhD Composers

Tuesday, 5 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

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.