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 […]
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 […]
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.
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: […]
(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 […]
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 […]