‘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 […]

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 […]

‘ M Y C E L I U M ‘ 2 DECEMBER OXFORD

Oxford Improvisers presents: M Y C E L I U M The December 2014 version of  Oxford Improvisers’ monthly gig  is a wondrously stringy, rosiny, woody, sonorous, resonant, unique event. I am delighted that all these musicians are able to come and play: Violin: Sylvia Hallett, Alison Blunt, Philipp Wachsmann, Eric Clarke, Malcolm Atkins Viola: […]

EARS OF THINGS

(The title an homage to Michael Pisaro!) South Oxford Community Centre Lake Street Oxford 18/19 May 2014 24/25/26 May 2014 with contact microphones placed on windows and window frames, vibrations of the building and sounds from the inside and outside are picked up and played in a separate adjacent room. Because of the proximity between […]

‘C O N T R A S T S’ GIG IN OXFORD 5TH APRIL 2014

AN EVENING OF MANY DELIGHTS: TWO FRENCH MELODEON STARS plus OXFORD BASED COMPANY ‘ M U E ‘ (DANCE/SOUND/LIGHT) Emmanuel Pariselle and Christian Maes are two first-class performers from the French traditional music scene. They play music from the folk traditions of Brittany and other regions of France, but do not shy away from many […]

MANFRED WERDER’S 2005/1 ON THE ANOTHER TIMBRE LABEL

The small label of contemporary and improvised music ‘another timbre‘ has put online many realisations of Manfred Werder’s text score ‘2005/1’. it is all here, with the opportunity to savour the diversity of readings which were done, so far by fourteen people, also to explore the richness of the whole catalogue. I contributed a slightly […]

STRADIVARI EXHIBITION COMING UP!

From the 13th June 2013 the ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM in Oxford is hosting a remarkable exhibition of instruments by ANTONIO STRADIVARI. See their website for details. This is a rare event: 21 of the best Strads are being brought, as are tools and drawings from Stradivari’s workshop  from the museum in Cremona There is a concert […]