Developing: new work for piano and live electronics.
Continuing: Bankside Keys music tuition studio, South Bank, London.
April - Harmonie Band : Composing for Film Workshop: for London Borough of Southwark “Gifted and Talented’ children’s project based on Buster Keaton’s film “One Week”.
November - ICEBREAKER : London Science Museum, (Eno, Michael Gordon, Nancarrow)evelopment.
Harmonie Band: London Barbican Cinema (‘Nosferatu’).
October - GPremiere of new composition for Cello and Live Electronics “Murals”,
July - ICEBREAKER : Paris Cité de la Musique, (Eno).
April - ICEBREAKER : Glasgow Fruitmarket (Louis Andriessen “De Snelheid”).
November - Harmonie Band : Tour of Wales playing live score to Murnau’s ‘Nosferatu’ silent film.
April - ICEBREAKER : Cork Opera House (Glass, Eno).
December - STEIM Residency with Nina Silvert: “Gaia” development.
November - ICEBREAKER : Dublin National Concert Hall (Glass,Eno).
October - ICEBREAKER : Glasgow Fruitmarket, Manchester RNCM (Philip Glass, Eno).
September - Harmonie Band: Barbican Cinema + Tour of Wales playing live score to Alfred Hitchcock’s silent film ‘The Lodger’.
August - ICEBREAKER : Aldburgh Festival: Snape Maltings (Eno).
July - ICEBREAKER : Camp Bestival, Dorset (Eno).
July - Solo Piano / Electronics improvisation concert for ‘live painting’ event, Young Masters of Art, Bouzy-la-Forêt, France.
May - Solo Piano / Electronics improvisation concert for Young Masters of Art, Jargeau, France.
January - May - GAiA development with Nina Silvert: performances in Kingston University (London) and Sweelinck Conservatory Amsterdam.
April - STEIM : research residency 2.
October - ICEBREAKER : Glasgow Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.
September - Keyboard-player in "The Reporter", National Theatre, director Richard Eyre.
August - Keyboard-player in chamber version of Jenni Roditti’s opera ‘Inanna’, Grimeborne Festival, Arcola Theatre, Dalston, London.
July - ICEBREAKER : premiere of live version of Eno’s ‘Apollo’ , London Science Museum.
June - Solo Piano / Electronics Improvisation concert for Young Masters of Art, Bouzy-la-Foret, France.
May - ICEBREAKER : Glasgow, Leeds, Bath.
November - Pianist / Composer for Futures Theatre Company, devising work based on William Blake’s “The Chimney Sweep”.
June - HarmonieBand : Composing for Film Workshops: for London Borough of Southwark ‘Excellence in Cities’ project based on Buster Keaton’s film “Neighbours”.
March - June - Composed an original score for Futures Theatre Company’s “Hitting Home” - toured nationally.
October - Keyboard player on tour with ICEBREAKER in Dartington, UK; Kassel, Germany and Groningen, Netherlands, playing minimalist classics: Steve Reich's "Four Organs" ; Gavin Bryars' "Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet" and a new arrangement of Philip Glass' "Music With Changing Parts".
21 September - My recently formed piano trio, The Eidolon Trio, performed Haydn's C major Trio Hob.XV:21 and Shostakovitch's Trio No.2 at St. Annes, Moorgate, London. Check back soon for more news and audio.
July - Worked with the Hilliard Ensemble and HarmonieBand in Wroclaw, Poland on a new score for Dreyer's 1928 silent film "The Passion of Joan of Arc" and Cocteau's "Blood of a Poet" . We also played at the summer film school at Uherske Hradiste in the Czech Republic.
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December Deputy Keyboard player for 'Coram Boy', National Theatre, London
December Appointed leader of KIME (Kingston Interactive Media Ensemble) at Kingston University, London
November Keyboard player with Michael Nyman Band in Modena, Italy, for Italian premiere of opera "Love Counts"
September - November Composer and Solo Pianist for Futures Theatre Company, in revised version of "Fear to Bully" by Kerry Brabant, including 7-week 'Forum Theatre' tour of London Schools and venues in Swansea, Bolton, Margate, Norwich and Haverhill
June - July Keyboard player with Almeida Ensemble for London premiere of Michael Nyman's opera "Love Counts", Almeida Theatre, London, followed by recording of the work at Olympic Studios, Barnes
February - April Music tutor for "Virtual A-level" Internet-based Music Education
January Deputy Music Director at National Theatre on "Pillars of the Community" by Heinrich Ibsen
Recording at Abbey Road, April 2005
December Toured Scotland with Paul Robinson's Harmonie Band, performing scores to Buster Keaton's classic silent films "The General" and "One Week"
August - October Composer and Solo Pianist for Futures Theatre Company, in "Fear to Bully" by Kerry Brabant, including 5-week 'Forum Theatre' tour of London Schools
June - September Deputy Music Director at National Theatre in "The UN Inpector", adapted by David Lan from Nikolai Gogol, also performing on Contrabass Balalaika!
April - June Visiting Lecturer in Music, West Herts College
February Music and the Visual Arts:Musical Director & Composer in Residence, St.Hilda's School, Bushey
October - Jan '05 Musical Director for the National Theatre in London, playing keyboards and directing the band in Nicolai Erdman's farce "The Mandate", directed by Declan Donnelan.
July "UnderKurrent", a live electronic music event, took place at the unique and atmospheric riverside site of TRINITY BUOY WHARF in London's Docklands, on 16 July 2004. This featured my new electro-acoustic piece. Called "360", it was accompanied by Trevor Taylor improvising on the unique percussive sound structures created by the Baschet brothers. I was co-promoter of this unusual gig which included a sonic river boat trip to and from the West End.
May Completed my third residency as Guest Professor at the Institute of Sonology, The Royal Conservatory, The Hague. Over five afternoons, seven Sonology students and myself created a piece of structured electro-acoustic improvisation, "Maxwell's Demon" which we performed in the Music Centre, Den Bosch, on 13 May.
UK Tour with Paul Robinson's Harmonie Band, playing Piano for the
Buster Keaton silent films "One Week" and "The General".
October Played Harpsichord and Keyboards with Icebreaker on tour with Scottish Ballet.
June Commissioned by Richard Wright to compose soundtrack for his new film "Foreplay"
May participated at Kraakgeluid workshop / performance, Amsterdam, with KREEPA. I played piano and laptop. CD to be released shortly
March Lecture and performance with Chromasone at DeMontfort University, Leicester, UK
April - November Keyboard-player / Music Director at the Royal National Theatre, in "Tartuffe", "Vincent in Brixton", "Frozen" and "Mappa Mundi", in the latter also playing Accordion and Bouzouki!!
June Composed score for Sirens Crossing's project "City:Skinned", a site-specific performance in the Kings Cross district of London
June 6 Gave a presentation with the Chromasone at the Cybersonica festival, ICA, London
April Guest Professor of Sonology at the Royal Conservatory, Den Haag, Netherlands: created "Tri-Angles" with 10 students, performed later at the Korzo Theatre, Den Haag
December I was composer in residence at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, where I performed with the Chromasone, playing a new 1/2 hour piece "Living Rope"
July Participated in the "HYBRIDS" festival at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. Demonstrated and performed with the Chromasone
June Created a new score for Sirens Crossing, for the piece "TERMINUS", performed in the Wapping Pumping Station from 12 to 16 June
May Venezualan guitarist Flavio Matani gave the World Premiere performance of my "Sidereal Moments", 7 miniatures for Guitar, at Burgh House, Hampstead, London NW3, on Sunday 13 May
April I completed an environmental sound installation in a derelict warehouse at Chisenhale, London E2, for Sirens Crossing's work in progress "Container Gardening"
September Performed with Kumo (beats/theremin) and Ian Dixon (trumpet) in Dusseldorf
August Devised and performed a CHROMASONE performance to accompany a live video mix by Rosa Freitas and Jane Hodge, at the 291 Gallery, Hackney, London as part of London Biennalle
July Performed with SIRENS CROSSING in 'TRACE AND FLIGHT 2' on the roof of the Royal Festival Hall, London
22 - 24 June Performed original score with SIRENS CROSSING in"TRACE AND FLIGHT" in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, North London
10 June : Performed in "OPERA J", part of METAPOLIS, in the Mercat des Flors, Barcelona, Spain
25 September 99 I performed with Kumo , MC Maoko and trumpeter Ian Dixon at the "Nerve" event at the ICA, London, England
June 1999 Commissioned by SIRENS CROSSING to provide music for their site-specific event "Gravity".
The performance's soundtrack included a remix of music I originally wrote in 1992 for the Jane Hodge Company's piece "WWB"
July 1999 I performed with the completely re-designed Chromasone at the South London Gallery, 65 Peckham Rd, London SE5 8UH. The performance included a screening of Borowczyk' s film "Les Astronautes". My soundtrack for this film, first heard at the South Bank Centre in 1998, was featured on the UNKNOWN PUBLIC CD, issue 10, "Naked"
January - March 1999 I was visiting composer for the London Education Arts Partnership, devising music for a dramatic production of "Rumplestiltskin" with pupils from Morpeth School, Bethnal Green
14 November 1998 My "Chromasone Concerto" was given its World Premiere at De Montfort Hall, Leicester. The Leicester Symphony Orchestra was conducted by Roland Melia; I was the soloist!
October 1998 Guest composer in Whitechapel Art Gallery's Community Education Programme, in connection with the exhibition SPEED
August 1998 Kumo and I participated in "Sound Factory" at the South London Gallery. Their workshop "Sounds from Thin Air" involved 10 participants exploring the possibilities of the of the Chromasone, Theremin and a sonic production line. The results were recorded for CD and I was interviewed live on LBC
April 1998 Guest Professor of Sonology at the Royal Conservatory of The Netherlands, Den Haag
The Chromasone was on display at the new LEA Gallery, Lux Centre,
London, in the "Eyes of March" exhibition. I demonstrated the instrument
in the first of Wire/LEA's
January 1998 Performed live on the Chromasone to a packed Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, London, playing two new soundtracks written specially for the films 'Les Astronautes' and 'Un Chien Andalou'. This formed part of the 'Treason of Images' project promoted by Paul Robinson's Harmonie Band and was followed by a short tour. An edited version of 'Les Astronautes' can be heard on the *Unknown Public* CD No.10 "Naked"
October 1997: Duetted with drum & bass artist and thereminist Kumo at Sprawl Compass, a special event at the Cockpit Theatre, London