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Hear: La leggerezza delle città

La leggerezza delle città, which was premièred two weeks ago at Encuentros Cuenca, is now avail­able over on Bandcamp for streaming and down­load. Below is a photo from be­fore the con­cert in Cuenca in the cloister of art gal­lery and ex-convent, the Fundación Antonio Pérez. The view was spec­tac­ular and as the sounds of the […]

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Encuentros Cuenca

I have ar­rived home from a won­derful trip to premiere my tape piece La leggerezza delle città at Encuentros Cuenca. The fest­ival was fant­astic, the dance in par­tic­ular standing out, and the cloister of the Fundación Antonio Pérez with a view across the valley proved a beau­tiful set­ting for the con­cert of elec­troacoustic music, which […]

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Tape Pieces @ Encuentros Cuenca

Two of my tape pieces Para cruzar el sueño and the brand-new La leggerezza delle città will be per­formed on the 4th of September at the Encuentros Cuenca fest­ival in Spain. I’m very grateful to Irma Catalina Álvarez and the rest of the fest­ival or­gan­isers for com­mis­sioning La leggerezza delle città and flying me over […]

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    Chris Swithinbank is a British-Dutch com­poser who works with both acoustic in­stru­ments and elec­tronic sounds. He is cur­rently a stu­dent at Harvard University with Chaya Czernowin.
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