Latest Journal Posts

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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April 6, 2020
Biped CNDC Angers Sept 2018-Dec 2019

Biped with CNDC Angers I saw the Merce Cunningham Dance Company for the first time in November 1966 when they performed for two weeks at the Saville Theatre, London. The…

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March 6, 2020
Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Dido & Orfeo/Jesus’ Blood Pieter Stas, cellist with the Goeyvaerts String Trio, who had performed with me in Dundalk 2018, organised a performance of Jesus’ Blood as part of a…

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Upcoming Events

April 22, 2020
Culturgest Lisbon

May 3, 2020
Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, California

May 9, 2020
The Crucible Theatre Sheffield

May 20, 2020
Aulus-les-Bains, French Pyrenees

July 6, 2020
Christchurch Cathedral, 930 Burdett Avenue, Victoria BC, Canada

September 10, 2020
Galway, Ireland

What a way to start #IWD2020. Ragadawn, a unique performance by poet and sound artist @Cbergvall invited the audience to follow the slow rising of day with a dawn chorus of multiple recorded languages, alongside a special vocal work for soprano Ana Beard Fernández by Gavin Bryars

Announcement 2 of 2: 20/05/2020 - one of our most popular workshops returns for 2020 - Modern Composition with @Gavin_Bryars 🌄 http://campfr.com/gavinbryars

Tonight at the Saarlandisches Staatstheater in Saarbrücken, the German Premiere of Chamber Opera #MarilynForever with the wonderful Marie Smolka performing.
https://www.staatstheater.saarland/nc/stuecke/musiktheater/detail/marilyn-forever/

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New website finally up and running! Lots of new journal entries as well as videos, audios and information on upcoming performances. We would love to hear any feedback, or just enjoy. #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 ...

Farewell to beautiful Iceland and @darkmusicdays #newmusic #contemporaryclassical #musicfestival #reykjavik #iceland ...

Runi Brattaberg performing From Egil’s Saga with the Caput Ensemble in the beautiful acoustics of the Breidholtskirkja Church, Reykjavik last night @darkmusicdays. A stunning performance and wonderful festival. ...

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June 22, 2017
Winestead
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April 23, 2016
Pneuma
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April 12, 2019
Jesus’Blood Never Failed Me Yet
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