Upcoming Concerts and Events

( 2004 - 2005)

October 15th and 16th 2004 BIPED
Manchester, UK

Merce Cunningham Dance Company

October 30th and 31st 2004 BIPED
Edinburgh, Scotland

Merce Cunningham Dance Company

November 11 2004 From Egil's Saga, In Nomine (after Purcell), The Sinking of the Titanic
Cambridge, England

Runi Brattaberg, bass, London Sinfonietta, cond. Olari Elts

Friday 12 November 2004 From Egil's Saga, In Nomine (after Purcell), The Sinking of the Titanic
Southwell Minster , England

Runi Brattaberg, bass, London Sinfonietta, cond. Olari Elts

Tuesday 23 November 2004 From Egil's Saga, In Nomine (after Purcell), The Sinking of the Titanic,
Norwich, England

Runi Brattaberg, bass, London Sinfonietta, cond. Olari Elts

Wednesday 24 November 2004 From Egil's Saga, In Nomine (after Purcell), The Sinking of the Titanic
Tilbury , England

Runi Brattaberg, bass, London Sinfonietta, cond. Olari Elts

December 9th 2004 From Egil's Saga, In Nomine (after Purcell), The Sinking of the Titanic, Jesus Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Royal Festival Hall, London

Runi Brattaberg, bass, London Sinfonietta, cond. Gavin Bryars

2005:

January 21st 2005 New Choral work for children
Trafalgar Square London

English National Opera

January 21st 2005 Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Lille, France

Orchestre de Picardie cond. Gavin Bryars

January 22nd 2005 Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Bruges, France

Orchestre de Picardie cond. Gavin Bryars

February 4th 2005 Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
Rouen, France

Opera de Rouen orchestra cond. Gavin Bryars

March 11th 2005 The Sinking of the Titanic, Three Elegies for Nine Clarinets, The North Shore, The South Downs
Nantes, France

Gavin Bryars Ensemble

April 4th and 5th 2005 BIPED
Opera de Lille, France

Merce Cunningham Dance Company

April 11th 2005 BIPED
Cergy Pontoise, France

Merce Cunningham Dance Company 

April 20 Oahkam, Rutland, England
All Saints Church

After Hendel's 'Vesper'
(also works by Beethoven and Bach)

Alexandra-Maria Tchernakova, piano

April 21st & 22nd Madrid
La Casa Encendida, 9.15 PM
Juan MuĖoz Performance

A programme featuring 8 of the 10 pieces from A Man in a Room, Gambling, along with some of the Eight Irish Madrigals and Laude from the new album Oi me lasso

Gavin Bryars Ensemble
Anna Maria Friman, soprano; John Potter, tenor
Ara Malikian, violin; Nick Barr, viola
Morgan Goff, viola; Nick Cooper, cello
Gavin Bryars, bass

April 23rd London
Smithfield Church, 7.30 PM
Charity concert for the Red Cross Sudan appeal.

Gavin’s daughters Ziella and Orlanda, along with friends, perform Epilogue from Wonderlawn

Polly May sings Lauda 2 “Laude novella”

Guest appearance by Spanish guitarist Juan Martin

 

April 29th  Totnes, Devon

Dartington College of Arts 7.30 PM

Concert including The North Shore and The Sinking of the Titanic (directed by Gavin Bryars)

 

April 30th  Totnes, Devon

Dartington College of Arts

South West Sound Symposium,

Gavin Bryars speaker

 

May 16th Catania (Sicily)

Le Ciminiere, Viale Africa, 8.30 PM

Gavin Bryars Ensemble

Gavin Bryars (bass); Nick Barr (viola); Morgan Goff (viola), Nick Cooper (cello); Roger Heaton (clarinet/ bass clarinet); James Woodrow (electric guitar); Dave Smith (piano, tenor horn); Gérard Lecointe (percussion); Chris Ekers (sound)

The North Shore

Lauda (col legno)

Lauda (con sordino)

3 Elegies for 9 clarinets

The Sinking of the Titanic

 

May 23rd, 24th, 25th Philadelphia (USA)

Relache Ensemble performs Gavin Bryars Creamer Etudes (world premiere of new commission)

 

June 4th Bath, UK

Bath Festival

London Sinfonietta, conducted by Gavin Bryars

New Work (text Hanif Kureishi), plus works by Heiner Goebbels, Morton Feldman

 

June 6th & 7th  Toronto, Canada

Latvian Radio Choir perform works of Gavin Bryars

 

June 11th  Morgny la Pommeraye, Normandy, France

ChČteau de Mondétour, 10 PM

1.     Programme of Laude: Anna Maria Friman, John Potter, Gavin Bryars

2.     Carolyn Carlson dance work: Des Vices et des Vertus

(music: Gavin Bryars The Black River – Anna Maria Friman soprano, Gavin Bryars organ)

 

June 22nd , Leeds

Henry Moore Institute 8 PM

Programme of Laude performed by Anna Maria Friman, John Potter, Gavin Bryars (bass), Roger Heaton (bass clarinet) as part of the Ettore Spaletti exhibition

 

July 1st to end September Angers, France

Musée des Beaux-Arts

A Listening Room: Gavin Bryars’ installation for the Chateau d’Oiron shown as part of an exhibition of British Sculpture in French Public Art Collection.

 

August 11th Torshavn, Faroe Islands

Nordic House,

From Egil’s Saga (Rúni Brattaberg, bass)

Faroe Islands Orchestra

 

September 17th Brussels, Belgium

Palais des Beaux Arts,

Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Flemish Radio Orchestra, conductor Gavin Bryars

 

October 1st Venice, Italy

Teatro Malibran, (Venice Biennale) The Sinking of the Titanic

Alter Ego, directed by Gavin Bryars

 

April 9th 2006 Tallinn, Estonia

Estonia National Male Voice Choir, conductor Kaspars Putnins

Gavin Bryars: Glorious Hill (new version for male choir)

New Psalm settings

 

April 11th 2006  Caen, Normandy

Ensemble Ictus: Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet (directed by Gavin Bryars)