Out on bandcamp: A set of improvised pieces recorded in the Great Hall, at the Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, 6 June 2018 Apart from the prelude, all pieces come as a minimally edited sequence, from a single one-hour long improvisation. ——————————————– Késia Decoté is a pianist from Vitoria, Brazil. She holds a BA (Cum laude) and […]
BODY & MUSIC CARU | Contemporary Arts ReSearch Unit presents an evening of dance and music, featuring Sarah Westwood, Joelle Pappas, Bruno Guastalla and Késia Decoté. Supported by: OCM, OVADA Gallery, SARU (Sonic Art Research Unit) and Oxford Brookes University http://www.ocmevents.org/whats-on/body-and-music 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm), Friday 8 June 2018 OVADA Gallery 14A Osney Lane […]
Festival Audiograft 2017 WEDNESDAY 8TH MARCH AT 9PM Headington Hill Hall Brookes Uni Oxford A late evening performance by Késia Decoté (piano) & Bruno Guastalla (cello + bandoneon) Hypnagogia is the experience of the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep. Listening, falling asleep, reading a book, dreaming, being at a concert. We encourage audience members […]
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 […]
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.