Simon Allen’s work in composition and performance is founded upon collaborative practice. As composer and director his latest commission Resonance At The Still Point Of Change for, live ensemble, voices and film was premiered as part of the Cultural Olympiad. Recent shows include WG Sebald’s The Rings Of Saturn (dir. Katie Mitchell, Cologne Schauspiel). Forthcoming is a rare performance of Morton Feldman’s 4 ½ hour trio For Philip Guston (Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival).
Simon Allen played percussion in 2012’s performance of Star-shaped Biscuit. A new atmospheric opera devised and written by author, David Toop. For more information about Simon and his work, visit his website www.simonallen.co.uk