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March Music: Stockholm & Brussels

I’m lucky enough to be fin­ishing this month with two con­certs. On 22 March, the Curious Chamber Players will per­form The Incredulity of St Thomas as part of Samtida Musik’s Vårflod Festival in Stockholm. The rest of the pro­gramme fea­tures re­cent works by Swedish com­posers and the con­cert is fol­lowed by a re­cital given by […]

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All that is solid melts into air in Paris

On Sunday 3 February, soundini­ti­ative will give the first per­form­ance of All that is solid melts into air at the Collège Franco-Britannique (MÉTRO Cité Universitaire) in Paris. The con­cert will also in­clude a new ver­sion of my All the time that you have what we have. / All the time that you have. for mezzo-soprano and two vi­olas, the […]

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I’m off to Graz, Austria, for 12 days to at­tend the Impuls Akademie. While there I’ll be having les­sons with Pierluigi Billone, Rebecca Saunders and Beat Furrer. Pascal Dusapin, Brice Pauset and Georg Friedrich Haas are also on the staff. Klangforum Wien are in res­id­ence. As are en­semble in­ter­face and a whole bunch of starry names […]

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2010: A Miscellany

As the end of the year ap­proaches, here are some of the best things that I have read, seen and heard in the past twelve months. Two major, large-scale per­form­ances this au­tumn made an im­pact on me. The London Sinfonietta’s con­cert of Lachenmann at the Southbank Centre in October was one. I already knew the […]

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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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