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December 12, 2020
Robert Stutley (1953-2020)

Robert Stutley (1953-2020) I was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden and unexpected death of Robert Stutley early on Tuesday morning. I received a message from his wife Margaret…

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November 28, 2020
French Book on Gavin Bryars

For the last three years or so, the French writer Jean-Louis Tallon has conducted interviews with me at various locations in France – when I was involved with performances there…

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October 10, 2020
Singers

Recently, John Potter asked to let him have a list of the singers I’ve worked with over the years, a list that became bigger and bigger as I looked back….

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September 29, 2020
Full orchestra version of Jesus’ Blood

Almost 50 years after its composition, and after many different versions of the piece, my publisher Schott has put together material for a fixed 30 minute orchestral version of Jesus’…

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November 5, 2020
St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, Charing Cross, London WC2N 4JJ

BIPED trending among my dance friends as it's the birthday of @Gavin_Bryars, who composed the score for the Merce Cunningham piece. Here is my LEGO tribute & also a making-of pic. Enjoy!

Sending all of our best wishes to @Gavin_Bryars who celebrates his birthday today!

If you have time to spare today, why not spend it with the newly released recording of Bryars’ "Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet" for 32 voices: http://ow.ly/CHZj50D9nix

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A birthday zoom this year, linking our little village, London and Milan 🎂 🥂 ...

I was deeply saddened to learn of the sudden and unexpected death of Robert Stutley early on Tuesday morning. Robert was my most devoted and loyal fan and had been at virtually all my UK concerts over the last fifteen years... Link to my journal entry in bio. ...

Jean-Louis Tallon’s “Gavin Bryars: en paroles” has arrived, published in France by
@LeMotetleReste now available to order online! We have talked a great deal over the past three years about projects, writing & music.
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Tickets now available to the online viewing of Requiem, a ballet written for the Dutch National Ballet with David Dawson last year. Learning to enjoy and share culture even in these distanced times... Link for access in the bio and more detailed information about the work can be found under ‘Compositions’ at gavinbryars.com 🍸 ...

Something positive to come out of a very strange year... Gavin Bryars’ Biography by Jean-Louis Tallon available for all you French speakers from 2nd December! #gavinbryars #jeanlouistallon #enparolsenmusique ...

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Latest Video Journals

December 15, 2020
GB Ensemble at Goldmark Gallery

The Sinking of the Titanic and Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet

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September 18, 2020
Portrait 5 from 7 Portraits of Solitude by David Dawson

Portrait #5 – Courtney Richardson and Gavin Bryars http://www.daviddawson.com/work/7portraitsofsolitude/ David Dawson writes: 7 PORTRAITS OF SOLITUDE – a specially curated online collection of short dance film works. Together, 7 dancers…

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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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