Really Actually Windy / R.A.W. Vol.1 A very nicely put-together event which Macarena and myself were delighted to take part in, curated by Mirei Yazawa and Anita Konarska Below: a set of photos of our piece taken by Paul Hughes, and below them the text of the announcement for the performance. .(click on one pic […]
Tuesday 3 May 2016 – 7:30 PM Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford Oxford OX2 6AA £7 Emmanuel Pariselle and Richard Burgess are two exceptional concertina players touring the UK, weaving French, British and Norwegian tunes and songs. La Nonchalante (video from a perfomance in Norway) The annagrammatic Core Egg Spree Trio is made […]
English cello c. 1760 Workshop of Joseph Hill A rare example of a largely un-modified late-Baroque cello, characteristic of the London made instruments of the time, showing the hand of Joseph Hill. The bass-bar (integral with the table), the neck, fingerboard and end-button are original. The slender ebony tail-piece and the substantial boxwood pegs are […]
http://www.cafereason.com/main/dolls_house.htm An abandoned dolls’ house and an unclaimed bag of costumes were the unexpected starting point for Café Reason‘s enigmatic new show. Through the compelling medium of butoh, with live music and film, it explores the dream symbol of ‘The House’ and reveals the inhabitants’ secret lives and eternal dilemmas. Dark, moving, and humorous, the performance uses an original musical […]
compositions and arrangement © 2015 Bruno Guastalla Liz Woolley, an Oxford based historian asked me if I would write some music for a short documentary film currently being made in South Oxford . It is part of a community project, looking at the lives of 66 men who were living in the area known […]
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.
Improvisations and compositions by French and British Musicians Alex Ward clarinet, Emmanuel Cremer cello, Lionel Garcin sax & Dom Lash bass (as part of the UK tour of this quartet of eminent musicians) plus: BEAM Bruno Guastalla, cello Martin Hackett, synthesiser and small instruments Paul Medley, clarinet and tenor sax Saturday 14 March 2015 at […]