Looper: Composer Workshops

Date: Tues 6th Nov, 2019
Time: 2-5pm
Venue: Bell Percussion, Red Room

Ahead of our performances with them in Birmingham and London in February 2019, the PRS Foundation made it possible for us to workshop new piece by Alexander Hawkins and Kit Downes which will blend their ensembles (the Alexander Hawkins & Evan Parker Woods Duo, and ENEMY) with Riot Ensemble musicians for an evening that combines notation, improvisation, and electronics.  We worked with each composer for 90 minutes, and they took away recordings, notes, parts and ideas to complete their pieces over the winter holiday.

See you in Feb!

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Workshops: Palace of Junk

Date: 19-20 January 2017
Venue: Brunel University

Two days of rehearsals with composers Oliver Brignall on his new opera “Palace of Junk” -a multimedia retelling of the tragic tale of the Collyer brothers, an infamous pair of hoarders, and an exploration into hoarding disorder – ahead of our performance at Mahogany Opera Group’s Various Stages Festival.

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