Upcoming events

KONTAKTE review and album of the week feature in the Guardian

"Barton and Rhys prove perfect guides to all these complexities; there may already be a number of recordings of this remarkable work, but theirs adds an extra dimension to it, both literally and metaphorically." - Andrew Clements


Upcoming performances:

28 October

'Yet Unheard'

with London Sinfonietta

Royal Festival Hall (BBC Radio 3 broadcast only)

19 November - CoDI Arbrofol/CoDI Experimental

Experimental music workshop at Ty Cerdd

with Angharad Davies and Rhodri Davies

Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru/Wales Millennium Centre

21 November - Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

with GBSR Duo

Arne Gieshoff - Spillikins (world premiere)

Angharad Davies - Rydal Mount (with Angharad Davies)

BBC Maida Vale Studios (BBC Radio 3 broadcast only)

24-25 November

Recording session with Explore Ensemble

details tba

27 November - NEW RELEASE

John Cage Remixed - Mira Calix/Siwan Rhys

John Cage - selection from 'Sonatas and Interludes' re-voiced by Mira Calix

released on Classical Remix

5 December - Spitalfields Festival: At Home

'Fast Food, Fast Music'

with the Miller-Porfiris Duo

music by Joy N Effiong, Sarah Rodgers, Jasmin Kent Rodgman, and Susannah Self


New releases out now:

Oliver Leith - good day good day bad day bad day

released on Another Timbre

August 2020

I hope this finds you well in these strange times, Vol. 1

released on Nonclassical

CHAINES - so smol (hewwo) recorded during lockdown

with GBSR Duo

July 2020

Tim Parkinson - Here Comes a Monster

released on Takuroku

vocals recorded during lockdown

May 2020

Recent events

22-23 March

Recording with GBSR Duo

Oliver Leith - good day good day bad day bad day

Real World Studios

Release Summer 2020 - details tba

13 March

'Professor Bad Trip'

with UPROAR new music ensemble

Canolfan y Celfyddydau Aberystwyth Arts Centre

10-17 March

Living Room Music project

with Clod Ensemble

12 March

Sound Out 2020

with London Sinfonietta

Royal Festival Hall

28 February

'Professor Bad Trip'

with UPROAR new music ensemble

music by Andrew Lewis, Sarah Lianne Lewis, Bethan Morgan-Williams, Tristan Murail, Fausto Romitelli, and Kaija Saariaho

Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff

15 February - Bangor Music Festival

Solo recital - music for piano, electronics and video

Joanna Bailie - Roll Call

Tom Sissons - Notes on Absence #1 (world premiere)

Siwan Rhys - dwylo

Michel van der Aa - Transit

Stiwdio, Pontio Bangor

14 February - Bangor Music Festival

Six new works by CoDI Sound composers

with UPROAR new music ensemble

White Box, Pontio Bangor

22 January

Composition workshop with GBSR Duo

City University London

15 December

'Migrating Sounds'

with Brimingham Contemporary Music Group

music by Rebecca Saunders, Richard Causton, Shiori Usui, and Vito Zuraj

CBSO Centre, Birmingham

8 December

'On Hauntology'

works by Rosemary Brown and Eva-Maria Houben

London Contemporary Music Festival

Ambika P3, London

3 December

GBSR Duo concert - City University concert series

music by Olly Sellwood (world premiere), CHAINES (world premiere), Nicholas Moroz, Christian Wolff, Barbara Monk Feldman, and Jo Kondo

City University, London

2 December

Nicholas Moroz - Intralatent

EXPO Oxford concert series

Jacqueline du Pre Buildhing, Oxford

22 November

Concert with GBSR Duo - Music at Oxford

music by Hannah Lash, Mark David Boden, Liam Mattison, Barbara Monk Feldman, and Gregory Rose

Jacqueline du Pre Building, Oxford

18 November - hcmf//

Nicholas Moroz - Intralatent (world premiere)

GBSR Duo - Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival

Huddersfield Town Hall

13 November

Coaching for piano, percussion, and composition departments

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

2 November

Hans Abrahamsen - Schnee

with London Sinfonietta

Esplanade, Singapore

28 October

Premiere of Dwylo (free instrumentation)

Rhodri Davies, Angharad Davies, Tim Parkinson

Ty Cerdd @ nightmusic

St David's Hall

20 October

recording session with Apartment House

18 October

Lunchtime recital with GBSR Duo

music by Hannah Lash, Mark David Boden, Liam Mattison, Barbara Monk Feldman, and Gregory Rose

Barber Institute, Birmingham

5-6 October

'RNS @ Westmoreland Road'

with Royal Northern Sinfonia

music by Copland, Barber, and Philip Glass

Westmoreland Hall

21-22 September

Benedict Mason - Hotel Paradiso (world premiere)

Transart Festival

Carezza, South Tyrol

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