Creative Workshop: Marking the Moment, Music and Mark Making Sun 25 November, 2018 10:30 am – 4:00 pm Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaelogy Feeling creative and enjoy the wonders of the Ashmolean? Explore sonic musical responses to the visual art and artifacts of the Ashmolean Museum in a practical workshop led by two of […]
I am taking part on Sat.28th July in this event. I will sing two 12th C. Troubadour songs in a dialogue with Pete McPhail on flute and baritone sax Lanquan li jorn ( Jaufre Rudel) Dejosta-ls breus jorns (Peire d Alvernhe) These will be interspersed with Joe Butler reading his freshly written translations. They belong […]
(click on any photo to open each set) Garden Folly Winter
66 Men of Grandpont1914-18Community première of a short documentary film about Grandpont and the men from this area who fought in the First World WarFriday 27th May 2016St Matthew’s Church, Marlborough Road Oxford Free admissionDoors open at 6:00pm Info about the project: here About the music I wrote for the film: here 1914-18 exhibition […]
3:00 pm, Sunday 7th June JHB Building at Brookes University, Oxford. A short performance/ reading, part of a one-day Conference organised by CARU (Contemporary Arts Research Unit) [see details below] CITY AM: VOICES OF PROSPERITY I will read a short selection from articles and opinions which have been published in the past few years, in […]
My friend Dan Goren asked me to write an article for the online magazine of the Institute of Composing. There is a link here to the magazine, the short article I wrote is about the cello, extended technique, and whether talking of extended technique is altogether useful.
This is the text for a talk I gave at the Galpin Society Conference, Music Faculty, Oxford, on 26th July 2013 (edit in progress, click on the pictures for more detailed viewing) While it is evident that most objects bear the marks of their use, traces of their journey through time remaining as clues inscribed […]