On September 21st 2014, Karin Hellqvist will perform the revised version of Its Fleece Electrostatic for violin and guitar pedals (featuring an adaptation of Rodrigo Constanzo’s The Party Van) at the 2013 edition of Warsaw Autumn in Poland. This is a fragment of Karin’s premiere performance at Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival 2012
Linda Jankowska, violinist for Distractfold, will perform Its fleece electrostatic at the Burgess Foundation in a concert featuring music by Milica Djordjevic, Martin Iddon, John Croft and a performance by Le Quan Ninh / Rodrigo Constanzo / Sam Andreae.
Distractfold will perform an adaptation of my recent piece, Otra máquina célibe (Another celibate machine) for amplified ensemble (bass flute, guitar, percussion, violin, 8vb cello) and electronics at the New Music North West festival along with new pieces by Vitalija Glovackyte and Rodrigo Constanzo, and pieces by Sam Salem and Martin Iddon.
Alessandra Rombolá (Italy) will perform her transcription for flute of Its fleece electrostatic at La Bruit de la Musique, in Saint-Silvain-sous-Toulx in Creuse, France.- August 18th, 2013.
Ensemble Dal Niente will perfom the newly revised version of Apartamento Polsen Apartamento Peterson, for tenor sax, cello and piano, at the SALT Festival 2013 in Victoria, BC, Canada on June 1st, 2013.
I am currently working on a new piece for the amazing Ensemble Nikel. This work, for saxophone, violin and piano will be premiered during the 2013 Tzlil Meudcan Festival at the Felicja Blumental Music Center in Tel Aviv.
2011 (rev.2013) // for tenor saxophone, cello and piano Original version commissioned by Vertixe Sonora Ensemble (Spain) Major revisions made in early 2013 for a performance by Ensemble Dal Niente at the SALT Festival in Victoria, BC Canada. Premiered at the Centro Gallego de Arte Contemporáneo (Galician Centre for Contemporary Art) in Santiago de Compostela, ...
Alessandra Rombolá (Italy) will perform her tanscription for flute of Its fleece electrostatic at Cruce in Madrid this coming June 11th.
Distractfold Ensemble (Rocío Bolaños, Linda Jankowska, Alice Purton and Rodrigo Constanzo) performed Great concavity great convexity at Salford University’s Peel Hall during the Salford Sonic Fusion Festival.
1st draft 2013 // for saxophone and guitar pedals [Joshua Hyde - draft showcase, May 7th, Manchester] showcase postponed until further notice – work in progress
2013 //for amplified ensemble (contrabass recorder, guitar, violin, contrabass, percussion) and electronics [Ensemble Vortex - Geneve / premiere April 2013, Bordeaux and Geneve]. This piece features a reduced version of Rodrigo Constanzo’s Party Van. Score and electronics available soon or by request.
Emma Richards will join the newly formed Ensemble No Input to perform the viola version of Its fleece electrostatic in Paris on June 2 2013.
My new piece, Otra máquina célibe (Another celibate machine), for amplified ensemble (Paetzold contrabass recorder, guitar, violin, contrabass, percussion) and electronics will be premiered by the Geneva-based ENSEMBLE VORTEX, who commissioned it. The first performances will be at Rocher de Palmer in Bordeaux on April 18th and at the Fonderie Kugler in Geneva on April ...
Last January 31st the Mivos Quartet performed my string quartet from 2009, Swerve at the Anthony Burgess Foundation – this followed their performance at Aldeburgh on Jan 25th. Here’s a video shot by Angela Guyton and with audio recorder by Sam Salem. Here’s the revised score.
The newly formed Ensemble Argonaut will perform my piece Con Tentáculos (2010) for clarinet, electric guitar, cello, piano and percussion at the Bendigo Festival of Exploratory Music in Bendigo, Australia this coming September.
Chicago-based ensemble Fonema Consort’s cellist, Mira Luxion, will perform To what depths of dark pigment, for cello, audio and video, at the Mikros Festival in New York. Details.
Last February 1st, following a week of rehearsals and the concert with Mivos Quartet the night before, Rocío, Linda, Alice and Rod woke up early to record my latest revision (dare I say last?) of Great concavity great convexity at Lever Street Studios in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Jasper Wilkinson and Matt Steele engineered the session.
The Mivos Quartet will be performing Swerve volition no volition swerve (2010) at the Aldeburgh Lunchtime Series. The concert will also include Thomas Adès’ Arcadiana, Raphaël Languillat’s Instant de foudre and a selection of William Byrd’s Mass for Four Voices arranged by Joshua Modney. I will be taking the train down to Aldeburgh on the ...