Leewestwood

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Date registered: 27/08/2013

Latest posts

  1. Noise Peddler @ The Rose Hill, Brighton 23/05/18 — 03/05/2018
  2. ‘As Day Recedes, So Night…’ Premiere — 09/03/2018
  3. ‘n.t.l.x’ Premiere @ Tallis Festival, ACCA – 8th Feb — 20/01/2018
  4. A Hidden Order @ Aga Khan Museum, Toronto — 20/01/2018
  5. ‘As Day Recedes, So Night…’ Premiere @ Edmonton, Canada – Windrose Trio — 01/09/2017

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May 03

Noise Peddler @ The Rose Hill, Brighton 23/05/18

I’ve been working on a new project recently with collaborator Danny Bright called Noise Peddler. Featuring symmetrical pedalboards with cameras to project our hands on screen behind us, all the sound is generated by self-oscillating guitar pedals, which are then routed and manipulated by other guitar pedals. The music is largely improvised, and explores the …

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Mar 09

‘As Day Recedes, So Night…’ Premiere

‘As Day Recedes, So Night…’ – I wrote this short wind trio 4 years ago, but it was never played through or performed until last month, when the WindRose Trio gave this fantastic premiere in Edmonton, Canada. And what a pleasure it is for me to finally hear it come to life!

Jan 20

‘n.t.l.x’ Premiere @ Tallis Festival, ACCA – 8th Feb

A new piece of mine, ‘n.t.l.x’, will be premiered by the New Music Players at the upcoming Tallis Festival at ACCA, University Of Sussex, on Thursday 8th Feb. The work takes its core material by reducing Tallis’s motet ‘O Nata Lux’ to a single melodic thread, which is then embedded amongst a counterpoint of hushed …

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Jan 20

A Hidden Order @ Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

‘A Hidden Order’ are part of a group show going up today at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. Entitled ‘Listening To Art, Seeing Music’, the show explores the “mesmerizing world of music celebrating the living traditions of the Muslim world and their interaction with other cultures through time and space”. And even more exciting …

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Sep 01

‘As Day Recedes, So Night…’ Premiere @ Edmonton, Canada – Windrose Trio

Some time ago I wrote a short work for wind trio called ‘As Day Recedes, So Night…’ – this piece was written in response for a call for scores, but ended up sitting in the desk draw for a number of years. Through some twist of fate, I’m very happy to announce that it is …

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Aug 31

‘Moth To Flame’ @ Brighton 28/10/17 – The Riot Ensemble

This Autumn the Riot Ensemble will premiere a very short piece of mine called ‘Moth To Flame’ (for violin, viola, alto flute and piano) at Brighton’s St Nicholas Church, 28/10//17, 5pm. The concert, organised in conjunction with New Music Brighton, will feature the UK premiere of Chaya Czernowin’s ‘Ayre’, alongside works commissioned through Riot Ensemble’s …

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Aug 31

‘Swells, Shrieks & Judders’ Premiere @ Composit 2017, Rieti, Italy

I had the great pleasure of attending the Composit New Music Festival 2017 in Rieti this Summer, where guitarist Maarten Stragier premiered ‘Swells, Shrieks & Judders’, a new work of mine for electric guitar and pedals. Over the course of the festival I was also fortunate enough to study with Pierluigi Billone, Peter Ablinger, and …

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Jun 19

‘A Hidden Order’ @ Visual Music Award 2017, Germany

‘A Hidden Order’ is amongst 10 artworks to have been nominated for the Visual Music Award 2017!  Screenings of all the works (including our ‘Hexagon II’) will be held at the Cinema Gelnhausen, Germany, alongside the award presentation. Find out more about the event on their Facebook page HERE.

Jun 19

‘Stranger’ @ MoMA, NY

Super hyped that Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur‘s ‘Stranger’ (for which Jules Arthur and I composed a 5.1 surround soundtrack) is being screened at MoMA, NY, this month. Check out the event page HERE.

May 24

‘Extraversing’ Premiere @ LSO St Luke’s

Here’s a video from the premiere of ‘Extraversing’ for bassoon & ensemble, performed by members of the LSO in February this year at LSO St Lukes. This piece was kindly commissioned through the LSO Soundbub.

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