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NEWS AND HAPPENING


2019


I decided to keep 2019 as kind of token of pre-pandemic musical life...

January: Oslo Blow Up Series trio with Ståle Liavik Solberg and Per Zanussi.

Feb: Notation and Transcendence in 21st century Music paper given at IMR Notation for Improvisers Conference, London. Feb 9th, 2019

March: LINDSAY COOPER SONGBOOK gigs at Canterbury, Cafe Oto London, Köln and Munster.

Perform Avram's Parahelion in European Extreme festival on bass-clarinet w. Ensemble X. Y

April: In Albi with Iancu Dumitrescu, Nathalie Forget and Daedalus Ensemble Then gigs in Cluj, Bucharest and Timisoara, but without Nathalie

May: tour of Germany with Chris Cutler: Moers, Düsseldorf, Bochum, Munster, Köln, Essen, Bonn, Hagen, Duisburg,

also playing with guests: Michel Doneda and Emilio Gordoa, Carl Ludwig Hübsch, Gunda Gottschalk, Martin Blume, Paul Hubweber, Georges Paul.

Free improvisation, modes of playing, gestures - paper given at Internationale Tagung Improvisation als Gestaltungspraxis, 3/5/19 @ Hochschule Düsseldorf

May 11th: The WATTS play RIO Festival, Bourgoin Jallieu, France

June 5th: clarinet with Chloe Herington's organized circular improvisation project

Duo w Yoni Silver at Catford Constitutional

Duo w Kay Grant at Iklektik

Sep: Hyperion Ensemble at Iklektik: world premiere of Örtemchei

Oct: Under the Void cd released.

Nov: The WATTS tour Japan

Dec: w Thanos Chrysakis bass clarinets project at Oto: world premier of Parautika



2020


Jan 26-7 Hyperion Ensemble at Oto: world permier of Oktargai

Feb 1st Hyperion International at Espace Senghor, Brussels

Rome, Montini, Area Sismica with TORBA trio w Fabrizio Spera and Gandolpho Pagano

Feb 18th play saxophone with UT at Oto.



Lockdown, etc.


Write article Subjectivation & Cave Art, posted to :

https://www.academia.edu/42101938/Subjectivation_and_cave_art

Re-score Piano Concerto for reduced orchestra for Ars Musica Festival with Orchestre Symphonique de Liège and Daan Vandewalle as solist. Performance then postponed to November 2022.

Make short video Blues for the Unseen with clarinet solo, for "Raise Your Voice for Assange" exhibition.

https://voice.diem25.org/diem-project/blues-for-the-unseen/

Write Anérithmon for 3 trombones and 3 bass clarinets for performance w Thanos Chrysakis project in December 2020, then postponed to December 2021.

Write Two-fold, c 40 minute diptych for vln, vla, clarinet, bass clarinet, piano, percussion, lap-steel guitar, and pre-recorded sound.

Now (Nov 2021) meditating (on the grounds that "relation precedes substance") on a further set of diptychs or two-folds.

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