Oliver Coates



In Britten’s Footsteps

The Railway Path in winter

In Britten’s Footsteps Friday 1 February Faster Than Sound has commissioned a new sound work made by Chris Watson retracing Britten’s daily composing walks around Aldeburgh. Britten’s routine was to walk from the Red House in Aldeburgh after his morning’s composing, reviewing what he had just written, planning ahead, all whilst absorbing the natural sounds…

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Rhythm of Strings

Rhythm of strings

Rhythm of Strings Saturday 5 March 2011 A brand new commission and unique collaboration between Seb Rochford, Leo Abrahams and Leafcutter John who will work with a core band of percussion, guitar, strings and electronics exploring the ‘Rhythm of Strings’. Seb Rochford is a British drummer recently shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize. He is…

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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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