Inspiring Austrian Women: Gustav aka Eva Jantschitsch

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2016 we would like to introduce you to a few Austrian women that have impressed and inspired us. Today Stephanie Altmann writes about Gustav aka Eva Jantschitsch. Gustav! That’s what Austrian artist Eva Jantschitsch’s father called her for nothing less but the first three years of her life.… Read More Inspiring Austrian Women: Gustav aka Eva Jantschitsch

Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Tom Coult

Tom Coult is the fourth and the youngest composer in this year’s Soundings 2014. London-born and raised, he’s currently working towards a PhD at King’s College London. In 2013 he won the Royal Philharmonic Prize. He says that his music is characterised by ‘iridescent timbres, glistening harmonies and clear, articulate gestures’. We are very curious to hear his pieces at the… Read More Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Tom Coult

Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Ruaídhrí Mannion

Our third composer taking part in Soundings 2014 is Ruaídhrí Mannion. Born in Ireland, Ruaídhrí is now based in London, where he is completing a PhD at the Royal College of Music. Soundings 2014 will see the world premiere of Ruaídhrí’s Scáil Cruach for string quartet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone, trumpet, tenor trombone and live electronics – a… Read More Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Ruaídhrí Mannion

Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Joanna Lee

Time to introduce the second composer of Soundings 2014: Joanna Lee. Joanna is based in England and is currently very busy composing a children’s opera for the English National Opera. Hi Joanna! Please introduce yourself. I trained as a classical pianist, singer and violinist as a child, transferring to composition in my late teens upon realising I… Read More Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Joanna Lee

Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Julia Purgina

With less than a week to go until Soundings 2014, it’s time to introduce our composers! For our first interview we got in touch with Julia Purgina. We’ve already had the pleasure of meeting Julia in person when she performed at the ACF with the Ensemble Reconsil last year, and we’re very much looking forward to seeing… Read More Soundings 2014: Meet the composers. Introducing Julia Purgina