2011



Elaine Mitchener

Elaine Mitchener

Elaine Mitchener is a classically trained singer whose musical experience covers gospel, jazz and free-improvisation and contemporary new music. She has performed/ recorded with the London Improvisers Orchestra, Henry Grimes, Christian Marclay, David Toop, Steve Beresford, Phil Minton, Max Eastley and Maggie Nicholls. Music theatre productions include Muziektheater Transparant’s “Century Songs” project directed by Wouter…

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Fall Back

Fall Back

Fall Back Saturday 29 October 2011 Faster Than Sound connects the legacy of Dubstep with some of the earliest experiments in electronic music and projection. Roly Porter (former Vex’d) presents Fall Back, specially commissioned by Aldeburgh Music. Porter fuses his background in British sound system music with experimental composition incorporating the unique, strikingly similar aesthetics…

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Christian Marclay – Everyday

Christian Marclay - Everyday

Christian Marclay – Everyday Saturday 1 October 2011 Christian Marclay, the Swiss-American visual artist and composer has won worldwide acclaim for his explorations of visual media and sound. Hot on the heels of winning the prestigious Golden Lion for best artist at the 2011 Venice Biennale, he comes to Aldeburgh Music for a specially commissioned…

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Christian Marclay

Christian Marclay

Over the past 30 years, Christian Marclay has explored the fusion of fine art and audio cultures, transforming sounds and music into a visible, physical form through performance, collage, sculpture, installation, photography and video. Marclay began his exploration into sound and art through performances with turntables in 1979. In addition to recording his own compositions,…

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Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders has played with most of the UK`s major improvisers including Derek Bailey, Paul Rutherford, Lol Coxhill, Phil Wachsmann, Elton Dean, Howard Riley and Keith Tippett. He has also played with Matana Roberts, Roswell Rudd, Mathew Shipp, Tim Berne, Okkyung Lee, Craig Taborn, Peter Brotzmann, Peter Evans, Lotte Anker, Mark Dresser, Otomo Yoshihide, John…

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John Butcher

John Butcher

John Butcher‘s work ranges through improvisation, his own compositions, multitracked saxophone pieces and explorations with feedback and extreme acoustics. He is well known as a soloist, sometimes exploring unusual site-specific acoustics, and has released seven CDs of solo saxophone music. He has toured and broadcast in Europe, Japan, North America and Australia, and was featured,…

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Steve Beresford

Steve Beresford

Steve Beresford Internationally known as a superb free improviser on piano and electronics, Steve Beresford also composes scores for feature films and numerous TV shows and commercials. Steve has worked with hundreds of musicians, including Christian Marclay, Derek Bailey, Han Bennink, Ivor Cutler, Ray Davies, Najma Akhtar, Evan Parker, Adrian Sherwood, Otomo Yoshihide and John Zorn….

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Soundfields

Soundfields - Fixing Point

Soundfields Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 May Variable 4 For 24 hours, Sound Artist, James Bulley and Software Engineer, Daniel Jones’s Variable 4 will use meteorological equipment and software to transform the weather conditions into an orchestral piece of music, projected through speakers integrated into the ground. Fixing Point Blast Theory with musician and composer,…

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Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones

Daniel Jones is an artist, designer and engineer based in south London, whose work revolves around the points of intersection between art and science, treating creative practice as a mode of research. This has recently manifest itself in investigating the roles that self-organising complex systems can play within the field of musical composition and improvisation,…

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