Ensemble-in-association Quatuor Diotima in residence in the Department
Ensemble-in-association Quatour Diotima have been working with undergraduate and postgraduate students as part of their residency in the Department.
Over the course of the visit the Paris-based group coached the Eboracum String Quartet, worked with eight undergraduate and postgraduate composers on new works specially written for them and gave a final concert of Schubert, Dutilleux and Beethoven.
Composers with Qyatuor Diotima after their workshops: (Back L to R) Manolis Ekmeksoglou, Chang Seok Choi, James Williamson, Constance Ronzatti, Joel Järventausta, Adam Bonser, Pierre Morlet, Thomas Simaku, Jaiden Muschett, Franck Chevalier, Kier Hall (Front L to R) Yung-Peng Zhao, John Cummins
Carlos Zamora’s chor piece “O Magnum Mysterium” was shortlisted at the 2nd MICF Composition Competition in the Malta International Choir Festival.
Ben Eyes works as sound designer and engineer for the Jane Horrocks show “Cotton Panic” at Manchester International Festival.
PhD Composition student Ben Eyes is currently working as sound designer and sound engineer for the Jane Horrocks show “Cotton Panic” at Manchester International Festival.
Ben Eyes and James Cave won an award at the International Community for Auditory Display conference 2017 at Penn State, for ‘Best Use of Sound’.
Miller Theatre in New York City has unveiled its 2017-18 season, which is to include an evening length Portrait Concert of Composer Ann Cleare, Associate Lecturer of Composition in the Music Department.
BBC Radio 3 celebrated the 70th birthday of Emeritus Professor Nicola LeFanu by selecting her as Composer of the Week.
The Magic Paintbrush (By Helen Madden) and Greenacre School Anthem (By Judith Weir and Helen Madden).
Feb 13th and 15th 2017 saw two very special performances of ‘The Magic paintbrush’, a folk opera written for professional performers and school children.