The Rambler

Blog URL:http://johnsonsrambler.wordpress.com
Blog Tags:music, classical music, contemporary music, modern music, avant garde, experimental music, reviews, CDs, concerts
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:London
Location:London

Modern composition, experimental music, the avant garde. Blogging the music that no one else will tell you about.



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Chaya Czernowin’s fourth opera, Heart Chamber, will receive its premiere at Deutsche Oper Berlin on 15 November, and subsequent performances on 21, 26 and 30 November, and 6 December. Tickets and other information can be found here. The follow...

Kathryn Williams will be including a short piece of mine in her performance of one-breath pieces Coming Up for Air as part of the Deep Minimalism festival at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre this weekend. I am absolutely thrilled. Coming up for Air...

I will be talking about music in two settings next week. On Tuesday, 5 November, I will be at the University of Huddersfield as a contributor (with Robert Adlington and Aaron Cassidy) to the first session in this year’s Speculations in Sound, a...

I suppose as a nascent hobby I’ve started putting together chronological, bingeable playlists of composers’ outputs on Spotify. So far I’ve done this in connection with something I’ve been reading and/or writing about. My firs...

Never throw away

on Aug 13, 2019 in: Music

From theatre, film and game composer Matthew Reid comes an amusing story: Reid was pleased to discover that a movement from his orchestral work Intervals was included in a recent official Spotify playlist of new classical releases, sequenced between...

I was sad to read this morning that the excellent Borough New Music series has had to come to end. Over three seasons, artistic director Clare Simmonds and her team have put on a remarkable 72 lunchtime concerts in St George the Martyr Church, featu...

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the London Music Fund‘s annual fundraising lunch at the May Fair Hotel in London. The London Music Fund (formerly the Mayor of London’s Fund for Young Musicians) supports musically gifted children...