US premiere of chamber opera, by Long Beach Opera
3 May 2020 - 10 May 2020 | Long Beach Cemetery, Long Beach, California
Note : The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

The Collected Works of Billy the Kid

Andreas Mitisek, who staged a memorable performance of Marilyn Forever in 2015, is to direct the US premiere of Gavin's fifth opera, setting it in the unusual location of the Long Beach cemetery...



Belgian performance directed by Gavin Bryars
5 March 2020 - 6 March 2020 | Cultuurcentrum Ter Dilft, Belgium

German premiere of chamber opera
8 February 2020 | Saarbrucken, Germany

New quartet
4 February 2020 | Pisa, Italy

Setting of Icelandic Saga for solo bass voice and chamber orchestra
31 January 2020 | Reykjavic, Iceland

50th anniversary of creation of the piece
8 December 2019 | Kings Place, London

Dance by Merce Cunningham
6 December 2019 | Val-de-Reuil, Normandy, France

Dance by Merce Cunningham
21 November 2019 - 23 November 2019 | White Birds, Portland Oregon, USA

Performance with CNDC Angers
16 November 2019 | Mondavi Centre, Davis, California USA
Note : Biped Mondavi Centre

Biped Mondavi Centre

Another in the series of Merce Cunningham perfornxnces witrh CNDC Angers, in which Gavin performs Biped with members of his ensemble - James Woodrow, electric guitar, Audrey Riley, cello; Moirgan Goff, viola. They also perform Beach Birds, wirth music by John Cage.

Performance by GB in Barry Flanagan exhibition
7 November 2019 | Ikon Gallery 1 Oozells Square, Brindleyplace, Birmingham, B1 2HS
Note : Ikon Gallery

Ikon Gallery

Gavin will perform a one-hour programme with Morgan Goff, viola, in the exhibition of sculptor Barry Flanagan - like Gavin, a Transcendant Satrap of the College of Pataphysics. The programme will include the first pieces in an extended project to write short solo piano pieces for each Saint's Day in the full pataphysical calendar.

Ikon Gallery, Birmingham November 7 2019 7PM

Lauda con sordino, viola and piano

Ramble on Cortona, solo piano

The North Shore, viola and piano

Dancing with Pannonica, solo piano

Lauda Dolçe II, solo viola

from The Calendar ("Le Calendrier Pataphysique") (days 1-7), solo piano

Epilogue from Wonderlawn, viola and piano

Morgan Goff, viola; Gavin Bryars, piano