Midlands / Bludenz, October 3rd 2019

Midlands / Bludenz, October 3rd 2019

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in News | No Comments

Midlands is a new concert-length work for a septet of objects / instruments / performative electronics, tape and dual video projection. This piece is commissioned by Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik and the Ernst Von Siemens Foundation, and is written for Distractfold + special guests Mark Knoop and Ute Wassermann.

The Raft Breaks / Spring 2019

The Raft Breaks / Spring 2019

Posted on Jan 7, 2019 in News | No Comments

My new work for solo violin, written for Linda Jankowska, will be premiered in Spring 2019. Details TBA.

Not one can pass away / HYPER DUO, April – May 2019

Not one can pass away / HYPER DUO, April – May 2019

Posted on Oct 26, 2018 in News | No Comments

HYPER DUO (Julien Mêgroz & Gilles Grimaître) will be performing my duo for object performers, live electronics, tape & video in Switzerland during April and May. Dates: 27.4.19 / L’Espace Noir / St-Imier 30.4.19 / Klein Theater / Lucerne 3.5.19 / Barakuba / Basel

The Tower / Zurich, 17th March 2019

The Tower / Zurich, 17th March 2019

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Tower will be performed by Soyuz21 on 17th March 2019 @ Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich.

The Tower / Basel, 15th March 2019

The Tower / Basel, 15th March 2019

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in News | No Comments

The Tower will be performed by Soyuz21 on 15th March 2019 @ Druckereihalle im Ackermannshof, Basel.

The Tower / Baden, 14th March 2019

The Tower / Baden, 14th March 2019

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in News | No Comments

My new trio, The Tower, for electric guitar, cello, percussion, performative electronics, tape & video, will be premiered on 14th March 2019 by Ensemble Soyuz21 @ Kulturhaus Royal, Baden. The Tower was commissioned by Ensemble Soyuz21.

Goldberg Variations / Barbican Theatre, London, 5-7 July 2018

Goldberg Variations / Barbican Theatre, London, 5-7 July 2018

Posted on Sep 5, 2018 in News | No Comments

Goldberg Variations, for which I contributed motion graphics, will be coming to the Barbican in July 2018.

British Composer Awards 2017 / Untitled Valley of Fear

British Composer Awards 2017 / Untitled Valley of Fear

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in News | No Comments

I have been nominated for a British Composer Award for Untitled Valley of Fear.

The Great Inundation / Distractfold, Bludenz, 18th November 2017

The Great Inundation / Distractfold, Bludenz, 18th November 2017

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in News | No Comments

The Great Inundation will be performed at this year’s Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik on 18th November.

Not one can pass away / PESEDJET, Chicago, August 6th 2017

Not one can pass away / PESEDJET, Chicago, August 6th 2017

Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in News | No Comments

PESEDJET performed Not one can pass away, my William Blake inspired duo for objects, electronics, tape and video, at Constellation in Chicago as part of the Frequency Series on 6th August.

The Lovers / Five Nights of New Music, New York Times

The Lovers / Five Nights of New Music, New York Times

Posted on Sep 20, 2017 in News | No Comments

My recent piece was mentioned in the New York Times, Five Nights of New Music, From Gentle to Terrifying: https://tinyurl.com/y8ed9htl

The Lovers / Talea Ensemble, Time Spans Festival, New York , August 2nd 2017

The Lovers / Talea Ensemble, Time Spans Festival, New York , August 2nd 2017

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in News | No Comments

My new work, The Lovers (for string quintet, 2 object operators, live electronics, tape and video), will be premiered by Talea at the Time Spans Festival, presented by the Earle Brown Music Foundation. The festival takes place from 1-5 August at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music. More info: http://earle-brown.org/#timespans2017

The 2017 EBMF International Summer Academy for Young Composers, August 2017

The 2017 EBMF International Summer Academy for Young Composers, August 2017

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in News | No Comments

I’ve been selected to participate in this year’s Earle Brown Music Foundation summer academy! Can’t wait!

Not one can pass away / slow, Brooklyn, 26th June 2017

Not one can pass away / slow, Brooklyn, 26th June 2017

Posted on Jul 19, 2017 in News | No Comments

My duo, Not one can pass away, was performed as part of the slow concert at Scholes St Studio in Brooklyn on June 26th.

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, Montreal, 15th May 2017

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, Montreal, 15th May 2017

Posted on Jun 1, 2017 in News | No Comments

scapegoat will perform Not one can pass away at NO HAY BANDA on 15th May!

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, New York 9th May 2017

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, New York 9th May 2017

Posted on Jun 1, 2017 in News | No Comments

scapegoat will perform Not one can pass away at Spectrum NYC on 9th May.

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, Berlin, 2nd May 2017

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, Berlin, 2nd May 2017

Posted on May 4, 2017 in News | No Comments

scapegoat will perform Not one can pass away at Unerhörte Musik in Berlin on 2nd May 2017 as part of their “A Message from the Lighthouse” programme.

Radikaler Individualismus: SWR2 JetztMusik, 24 April

Radikaler Individualismus: SWR2 JetztMusik, 24 April

Posted on May 4, 2017 in News | No Comments

A portrait programme on my music, titled “Radikaler Individualismus – Der englische Komponist und Elektroniker Sam Salem” was broadcast on SWR2 on 24th April. You can find a stream of the broadcast here: https://tinyurl.com/lkqlycq

Too late, too far / Audior, Teatro Faraggiana, Novara, 5th April 2017

Too late, too far / Audior, Teatro Faraggiana, Novara, 5th April 2017

Posted on Apr 17, 2017 in News | No Comments

Too late, too far featured in the Audior concert in Novara, Italy on 5th April. More information can be found here: http://www.teatrofaraggiana.com/stagione-37

The Great Inundation / Hear and Now, BBC Radio 3

The Great Inundation / Hear and Now, BBC Radio 3

Posted on Apr 17, 2017 in News | No Comments

The Great Inundation was broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 1st April as part of Hear and Now. The full broadcast can be found here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08ky8b3

The Great Inundation / Cut & Splice Festival, 11th March, Manchester

The Great Inundation / Cut & Splice Festival, 11th March, Manchester

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 in News | No Comments

My new work for cello, 3 object operators, tape & video will premiere on 11th March 2017 at Hallé St Peter’s, Ancoats / Manchester as part of this year’s Cut & Splice Festival, presented by Sound and Music and BBC Radio 3, and curated by Distractfold.

Himlen Var / Rainy Days, Luxembourg, 3rd December 2016

Himlen Var / Rainy Days, Luxembourg, 3rd December 2016

Posted on Feb 17, 2017 in News | No Comments

Himlen Var will be presented at this year’s Rainy Days Festival by Distractfold Ensemble on the 3rd December as part of the concert.

Himlen Var / Sonorities Festival, Belfast, 26th November 2016

Himlen Var / Sonorities Festival, Belfast, 26th November 2016

Posted on Nov 22, 2016 in News | No Comments

Himlen Var will be presented in concert at the Sonic Arts Research Centre at QUB as part of this year’s Sonorities Festival in November.

Untitled Valley of Fear / HCMF, Huddersfield, 24th November 2016

Untitled Valley of Fear / HCMF, Huddersfield, 24th November 2016

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 in News | No Comments

Untitled Valley of Fear will be performed as part of this year’s HCMF at 4pm on November 24th 2016. More information can be found at http://hcmf.co.uk/

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, Paris, 11th November 2016

Not one can pass away / scapegoat, Paris, 11th November 2016

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in News | No Comments

scapegoat will be presenting my duo for object operators, live electronics, tape and video at Espace des art sans frontières on 11th November 2016. http://www.ensembleinfuse.com/infuse-presente.html

Himlen Var / Resonance FM, 10th November 2016

Himlen Var / Resonance FM, 10th November 2016

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 in News | No Comments

Himlen Var was featured on the Clear Spot slot on Resonance FM last night (10.11.15) @ 8pm.

Untitled Valley of Fear / UK Premiere, Kammer Klang, 4th October 2016

Untitled Valley of Fear / UK Premiere, Kammer Klang, 4th October 2016

Posted on Oct 7, 2016 in News | No Comments

Untitled Valley of Fear will receive it’s UK Premiere at the Kammer Klang’s season opening concert at Café OTO on the 4th October. More information can be found at http://www.kammerklang.co.uk/

Himlen Var / BIFEM, 2-4th September 2016

Himlen Var / BIFEM, 2-4th September 2016

Posted on Sep 1, 2016 in News | No Comments

Himlen Var will feature in the Sound Gallery event at Dudley House as part of the Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music from 2nd-4th September, in a programme curated by Mauricio Carrasco.

Untitled Valley of Fear / Premiere, Darmstadt, 7th August 2016

Untitled Valley of Fear / Premiere, Darmstadt, 7th August 2016

Posted on Aug 1, 2016 in News | No Comments

Untitled Valley of Fear will be premiered on 7th August 2016 as part of the 48th International Summer Course for New Music Darmstadt.

Untitled Valley of Fear / Manchester, 30th June 2016

Untitled Valley of Fear / Manchester, 30th June 2016

Posted on Aug 1, 2016 in News | No Comments

Distractfold will present a work-in-progress preview of my new work, Untitled Valley of Fear, as part of our 2017 season preview on 30th June 2016, at the Wonder Inn in Manchester.