CROOKED HOUSE + DE LONH

A double bill of ancient and new music and poetry! CROOKED HOUSE will play ’11 Views of Paul Klee’ by Julian Masters. Crooked House is: Melissa Holding (koto, accordion), Eric Clarke (violin), Chris Causer (doublebass) and Julian Masters (guitar). DE LONH will read, sing and play songs from the Occitan Troubadour texts, as well as […]

KESIA DECOTE + BRUNO GUASTALLA ALBUM

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 AND MUSIC – 8 JUNE 2018 OVADA OXFORD

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 […]

‘HYPNAGOGIA’

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 […]

FOLK AND OTHER

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 […]

DOLL’S HOUSE 15/16 JANUARY PEGASUS THEATRE

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 […]

MUSIC FOR ’66 MEN OF GRANDPONT’

  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 […]

A CONCERT IN OXFORD

CATHNOR RECORDINGS AND COMPOST AND HEIGHT PRESENT A CONCERT IN OXFORD TAKU SUGIMOTO RYOKO AKAMA Composed works written and performed by the composers and: BRUNO GUASTALLA PERFORMING FOLD POCKET, JOINT STANDING WRITTEN BY PATRICK FARMER Tuesday 17th March Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford, OX2 6AA 8PM. £5 /  £4 Below is a video […]

COLD HARBOUR TRIO E-ALBUM JUST OUT!

Pete McPhail Flute/Alto Flute/ Sax David Stent Guitar Bruno Guastalla Cello/ Bandoneon Cold Harbour is an area in Oxford at the junction between Abingdon Road and Donnington Bridge Road ‘A “cold harbour” was an uninhabited shelter for travellers, often along a well-known route, somewhat similar to a modern bothy. Unlike an inn, there were no […]