Latest Journal Posts

June 14, 2020
Working in the lockdown

Since I came back from the performance of Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet in Bornem, Belgium on March 6th, I have been at home, along with my son Yuri,…

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April 8, 2020
Lee Konitz

An account of my work with Lee Konitz is given in the Audio Journal section of this web site, where there are also three tracks from a live 1966 recording….

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January 30, 1988
Adelaide Hall

Adelaide Hall’s concert at the Studio Theatre, Haymarket, Leicester, 30 January 1988 Interview with Gavin Bryars (Photo 1: rehearsal with Mick Pyne, piano; GB bass) (Photo 2: performance) David Gothard,…

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April 6, 2020
Greasborough Working Men’s Club

Still photograph Greasborough From left to right: Terry Herrington, piano; GB, bass; Gordon —, drums; Dennis Rumble, Hammond Organ.In centre, with back to camera, comedian Jack Rigby, who I worked with…

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Upcoming Events

September 10, 2020
Galway, Ireland

We're going to start hiring out Cafe OTO as a rehearsal and recording space to help keep us afloat over the coming months. If anyone is interested please email hamish@cafeoto.co.uk and fielding@cafeoto.co.uk (copying both in)

The Earbook has landed! First proof copy of TWI 007, 40th anniversary edition @DuruttiColumn @foxxmetamedia @Gavin_Bryars @neworder @ThomasDolby @acrmcr @BillNelsonMusic @richardjobson Pre-orders (all formats) at https://lesdisquesducrepuscule.com/from_brussels_with_love_twi007.html

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A draft mock-up of a potential cover for the book coming out in December by the brilliant Jean-Louis Tallon. Very exciting! ...

Beautiful snapshot from a walk - keeping to all the rules of course. Live performances cancelled till the summer but leaves lot of time for writing and thinking about new projects... #gavinbryars #oneadaywalk ...

A new website with journal entries, as well as videos, audios and information on upcoming performances. #gavinbryars #website #contemporarycomposer ...

The German Premiere last night of #MarilynForever @staatstheatersaarland with libretto by #marilynbowering #contemporaryclassical #chamberopera #marilynmonroe #newmusic #opera ...

The Smith Quartet rehearsing in the stunning @teatroverdipisa ahead of tonight’s concert, including the World Premiere of a new string quartet. #gavinbryars #pisa #italia #contemporaryclassical ...

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Latest Video Journals

November 7, 2019
Ikon Gallery

Morgan Goff, viola; Gavin Bryars, piano (electric keyboard) Morgan Goff and Gavin Bryars gave a concert at the Ikon Gallery, Birmingham in November 2019 within the context of an exhibition…

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December 7, 2018
Handel Street Projects

On December 7 2018 I gave a concert with my ensemble in Fedja Klikovac’s Islington gallery, one of the smallest venues in which I have performed (the smallest was St…

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June 22, 2017
Winestead
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