Latest Journal Posts

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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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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Upcoming Events

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

September 10, 2020
Galway, Ireland

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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 ...

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 ...

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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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