Örat/HCMF & Heading North

Looking to the Autumn and Winter brings new projects, a CD release, and a chance to highlight other events that have slipped through the net. Writing (as in texts) has taken up a lot of my time in the past months, notwithstanding my PhD submission. Last year, I composed a text for Örat Idétidskrift för … Read moreÖrat/HCMF & Heading North

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New Music Awards, Concerts & a PhD

In February and March there was a volley of concerts and a recording session with the Riot Ensemble, performing repertoire by Liza Lim, Aaron Holloway-Nahum, Brian Ferneyhough and Gerard Grisey (Kings Place London, and a live-stream concert in Liverpool University). Alongside all of this, I also managed to fit in a solo concert (the Scottish Arts Club Edinburgh), performing a range … Read moreNew Music Awards, Concerts & a PhD

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Improvising Yn y Golau

  This May I was composing/improvising on flutes alongside the composer Guto Puw, and working with dancers Lisa Spaull and Angharad Jones pictured above. (Photo credit Cordelia Molloy). It was the premiere of a Kate Lawrence – Vertical Dance and Pontio production: Yn y Golau – In-visible light, supported by Arts Council Wales.

Mythologies in Thessaloniki

  The picture above, is from my performance in Thessaloniki, Greece, in collaboration with the Centre for New Music at the Aristotle University. Supported by ERASMUS, my exchange was a masterclass for flute players and composers, and a concert featuring a new programme Mythologies: works by Billone, Williams, Croft, Murray and my own Blodeuwedd. Shortly before this, … Read moreMythologies in Thessaloniki

Festival Distat Terra & 2019

This year closes with a visit to Argentina to one of the most intensive and interesting new music events I have performed in, established by the composer José Manuel Serrano. I was invited to the Distat Terra Festival and Academy, to give solo performances, teach and a guest performance with the Quasars Ensemble, performing Ivan Buffa’s Tvorivý duch … Read moreFestival Distat Terra & 2019

HCMF, Alba New Music, University for the Arts Helsinki

  After a productive Summer of performances in Sweden, Spain and the premiere/recording of John Croft’s Seirênes, this Winter includes a trip to Helsinki to work with Mieko Kanno and Alex Harker. Thanks to an ERASMUS+ scholarship I will also be discussing my work in contemporary music at the University for the Arts, Helsinki. There is a return to Alba New Music in October to give a … Read moreHCMF, Alba New Music, University for the Arts Helsinki

Concerts: Spain, Sweden, London & CD launch

    The Summer period brings the release of new recordings and concerts in Sweden, Spain and London. VALE (2011 – 2017) has been an ongoing project for some years now, and finally ready for release on the métier label. The disc contains world premiere recordings of Barrett, Croft, Pauset, Johnson, Fitch and Järnegard, performed by myself, Distractfold and the … Read moreConcerts: Spain, Sweden, London & CD launch