Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Sonorities Festival with Evan Parker

A PRS commission for the Sonorities and Dialogues Festivals, initiated by myself.
The piece was conceived by Evan Parker and explored musical practices at the intersection of contemporary and electronic fields. Performers featured: Tom Arthurs (trumpet) Steve Davis (drums) Ivan Goff (Uillleann Pipes) Una Monaghan (harp) Evan Parker (soprano sax) Pedro Rebelo (live electronics) Franziska Schroeder (saxes) Premiered at the 2012 Sonorities Festival, Belfast. See Website.

Trio Faint at Perspective on Musical Improvisation, Oxford

Trio Faint had a fantastic gig at the 'Perspective on Musical Improvisation' event (2012)

Showcase concert of new works, Sonic Arts Research Centre

As part of the annual showcase concert featuring composers from the Sonic Arts Research Centre in Belfast, I worked on 5 new works for soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, live-electronics and resonating objects. Works performed were by Rob Casey, Eduard Zatriqi, Abdullah Jamal Ashraf and Diogo Alvim. For more info check out the Showcase Site.

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Lisbon 2011 Gig

Concert in Galeria LerDevagar, Lisbon with Ulrich Mitzlaff (cello), Carlos Zingaro (violon) and Pedro Rebelo (piano)

Showcase Concert 2011

A Concert of works by PhD composers at the School of Music and Sonic Arts. All works featured various saxophones, accordion, electronics plus two network pieces with New York.
Links to audio and video here.

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Sonorities 2010

Photos from some very wonderful concerts, celebrating artistic collaboration in the context of the Comedia Culture 2007 European project. The 2010 Sonorities Festival extended from Belfast to Graz/Austria and Hamburg/Germany with performances in, on and across the network. (Photos copyright Caroline Forbes).

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Newcastle Music and Machines Symposium

I gave a talk on 'listening in the network' at the Music and Machines Symposium in Newcastle, September 24-26.
Movie File of the Slides:

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Stelarc, AOM, Oliveros, Parker and Schroeder

Premiere to be shown at the opening night of the
DRHA 2010 conference (5th of September 2010 @ 8.30pm)

A networked collaboration between performance artist Stelarc, the virtual reality ensemble Avatar Orchestra Metaverse, composer Pauline Oliveros, composer/sound artist Martin Parker, and myself on saxophone.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Invited Talk for the launch of the "Interference Journal"

My presentation on "Haptic Aurality - Network[ed] Listening"
Dublin, 6 July 2010 @ Dublin Science Gallery.
Thanks to all the wonderful people from Gradcam.
An exciting evening.

Monday, May 31, 2010

Race For Life, May 2010

A spectacular day. After the finish.
Dorcas, Rosi, and myself ! We do look a bit exhausted!

Blackrock Castle Observatory, Cork: 26th May 2010

A wonderful venue.... Very pretty...

Han-earl Park (guitar), Bruce Coates (saxophones), myself on soprano sax, and io 0.0.1 beta++
You can find lots of photos here.