Faster Than Sound



Oliver Coates

Oliver Coates

Oliver Coates is a cellist and an Artist in Residence at Southbank Centre in London.  He plays as principal cello in Aurora Orchestra and as a guest principal in the London Sinfonietta.  He is an associate of the Royal Academy of Music.  He curates Harmonic Series at Southbank Centre, which this year features James Blake,…

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Max Baillie

Max Baillie

Violinist and violist Max Baillie leads a diverse career crossing an exciting spectrum of music and performance mediums. He has worked with artists from Bobby McFerrin to Zakir Hussain, Baaba Maal to Krzysztof Penderecki, and a range of pop and dance acts from Glastonbury to Wembley Arena and abroad. Max has directed a number of…

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Spheres and Splinters

Spheres and Splinters Friday 12 November 2010 Spheres & Splinters brings musical phenomenon Tod Machover together with cellist Peter Gregson, ambsonic sound designer Ben Bloomberg and leading visual collective United Visual Artists in a brand new collaboration. Together they will explore the properties of acoustic and electronic music to create a unique experience for audiences…

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Brainwaves

Brainwaves Saturday 18 September 2010 Guided by eminent neuroscientist Professor Vincent Walsh, Faster Than Sound will explore the rich scientific, sound and visual world of the brain and the concept of Small World organization (more popularly known as six degrees of separation). The composers are joined by Loop.pH, a design and research studio set up…

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Mira Calix

Mira Calix

Mira Calix is signed to Warp Records.  Her most recent release is a collaboration with fellow Warp Artist; Mark Clifford, from the band Seefeel. Although her earlier music is almost exclusively electronic in nature, in more recent years she has incorporated classical orchestration into her installation pieces, film soundtracks, theatre and opera. Commissions include works…

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Vincent Walsh

Vincent Walsh

Professor Vincent Walsh is a cognitive neuroscientist who has worked extensively with artists and public engagement projects and has taken a special interest in music since 2001 when he organised a McDonnell Pew Music and Brain Symposium in Oxford. Since then he has been scientific advisor to the Southbank on the presentation of Messiaen’s synaesthesia,…

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