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Contemporary Music

Coma Notes

Coma Notes

Posted on 9 November 2016 by Jessica Kelly

  We recently teamed up with the poet James Nash and the Cardiff-York Universities Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre to put together an evening of new music by […]

Ancient Mariner: Not an Opera

Ancient Mariner: Not an Opera

Posted on 16 May 2016 by Jessica Kelly

Three of our postgraduate composers have worked with Welsh artist Ivor Davies to create an immersive, sound-led performance which will premiere at National Museum Cardiff on 17 May. Find out more […]

Pierre Boulez Memorial Service

Pierre Boulez Memorial Service

Posted on 19 January 2016 by Jessica Kelly

Robert Court, University Organist and Associate Lecturer at the School of Music, writes about the recent Parisian memorial service for Pierre Boulez... Pierre Boulez Memorial Service Église Saint-Sulpice, Paris 4pm […]

Musical creativity and communication in the age of social media

Musical creativity and communication in the age of social media

Posted on 21 September 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Dr Robert Fokkens writes about our involvement with the Signum Quartet's exciting #qwartweet project... Over the next 18 months, Cardiff University composers will be partnering an exceptional German chamber ensemble – […]

Beethoven Was Wrong

Posted on 30 June 2015 by Jessica Kelly

PhD composer Daniel James Ross tells us about his new radio show dedicated to contemporary composers at UK universities... Beethoven Was Wrong is a radio show that I am making […]

The Big Ears Workshop

Posted on 2 June 2015 by Jessica Kelly

Composer Richard McReynolds is studying for his PhD in composition. Here he tells us about his involvement in a workshop collaboratively creating prototype accessible interfaces, and using them to create […]

Music and Ceramics – a collaboration

Posted on 22 May 2015 by Jessica Kelly

PhD composer John Cooney on an exciting collaboration with National Museum Wales... "When the chance came to be involved in a collaboration with National Museum Wales, and to write a […]