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Rambler Interview

In Uncategorized on September 10, 2013 at 6:16 am

A short interview I gave to the Rambler can be found here. It is part of a series running up to a concert at Kings Place, London on 22nd September. The concert features Apartment House performing allone along with several other pieces that use silence or near-silence. 

Details: http://johnsonsrambler.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/im-curating-a-show-and-shaking-a-tin/

New Recording – This Horizontal Line

In Uncategorized on March 13, 2012 at 9:49 pm

Reiko Manabe has recorded my flute solo This Horizontal Line for mmm…‘s hibari project in aid of Japanese earthquake victims. You can download an mp3 for a small donation from this page.

Athens Composer/Performer Conference

In Uncategorized on August 27, 2011 at 9:27 am

I will be attending the second Athens Composer/Performer Conference this October, where All the things inside me are doing what they need to be doing will be performed by pianist Christine Tokatlian.

CeReNeM Journal Issue 2

In Uncategorized on August 26, 2011 at 6:45 pm

The second issue of the CeReNeM Journal is available here, and includes a discussion between Robert Dahm and me, “Composer interaction in pedagogical contexts”. The issue is entitled “Specialist training in new music – summer courses, festivals and symposia”. Other contributing authors include Jennie Gottschalk, Richard Haynes, Timothy McCormack and Naomi Pinnock.

HCMF 2010

In Uncategorized on August 8, 2010 at 12:13 pm

On Monday 22nd November, pianist Kate Ledger will premiere a new work of mine, along with pieces by Ray Evanoff and Timothy McCormack, at the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. The event is part of the hcmf// shorts series and is free to attend.

More Recordings

In Uncategorized on August 8, 2010 at 12:05 pm

A recording of I want to write a book like a cloud that changes as it goes he said is now on the Works page, along with the performances of Between I and Between II from April’s Masters concert in Huddersfield.

CeReNeM Journal Issue 1

In Uncategorized on March 8, 2010 at 4:08 pm

The first issue of the CeReNeM journal is now online, and features an interview I gave to Ray Evanoff in which we discuss issues of tactility, perception and notation in and darkness sweeps in like a hand and other recent pieces. A huge ‘thank you’ is owed to both Ray and Robert Dahm for all their hard work on this.

New Recordings

In Uncategorized on February 26, 2010 at 10:56 pm

Recordings of allone, Between I and Splendid are now available to download from the Works page.

Haynes/Ballon/Knoop – Canto

In Uncategorized on January 25, 2010 at 11:57 am

1.15, Wednesday 10th February, St. Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield

 

Ben Isaacs – allone (2009)

Helmut Lachenmann – Allegro Sostenuto (1986-88)

Timothy McCormack – Apparatus (2009)

Erik Ulman – Canto XXV (2007)

Erik Ulman – Weights and Measures (2008-09)

Richard Haynes – clarinets

Séverine Ballon – cello

Mark Knoop – Piano

Iain Harrison – “In Pain and Sadness”

In Uncategorized on January 15, 2010 at 11:54 am

Iain Harrison – “In Pain and Sadness” Improvisations and musings for saxophone

1.15 Thursday 21st January, St. Paul’s Hall, Huddersfield

Improvisations 2 & 3 – Ryo Noda

I Never Look Like Myself – Ben Isaacs

Aus Schmerz und Trauer – Nicolaus A. Huber

Enmeshed – Michael Clarke

plus improvisations from “Apropos” duo

free entry