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March 31, 2022
Philip Jeck

Philip Jeck died peacefully on Friday, March 25th. He was a good friend, an unclassifiable artist who produced the most poetic music imaginable (and yet to be imagined). He was without…

March 14, 2022
Conducting RSNO at Sonica

On March 12th I was to join forces with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra for a spectacular performance at Cryptic’s Sonica Glasgow 2022. There were three works:  Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet, Arvo Pärt’s If Bach Had…

August 21, 2021
Cambridge Concert postscript

Cambridge Summer Music Festival, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge The Gavin Bryars Ensemble was to perform at the Cambridge Summer Music Festival on July 20, 2021, this being our first…

August 19, 2021
Dark Mofo – Hobart

Part 1 – From Studio to Hobart My Viola Concerto had been originally written for performance at the 2020 Dark Mofo Festival. Although the festival was cancelled the commission went…


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April 20, 2024
Auditorium, 149 Rue Garibaldi, 69003 Lyon, France

April 16, 2024
Opera de Lyon, 1 Pl. de la Comédie, 69001 Lyon, France

December 19, 2023
Silk St, Barbican, London EC2Y 8DS

December 15, 2023
December 15: SMAK, Jan Hoetplein 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium + December 16, Handelbeurs, Kouter 29, 9000 Gent, Belgium

November 26, 2023
Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA

November 9, 2023
St Martin-in-the-Fields,Trafalgar Sq, London WC2N 4JJ

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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

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

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

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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