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Composer: Bowler, Laura

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NationalityUnited Kingdom
Period20th century
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Paul Norman and the Ligeti Quartet celebrate the late Jonathan Harvey

The Ligeti Quartet performing Hay Fever by Laura Bowler at the Purcell Room
The late composer Jonathan Harvey, who died last month at age 73, described his Speakings (2008) as the most complicated and ambitious work he had ever written. A 25-minute composition for orchestra and electronics, the piece certainly warrants that description on the levels of scale and logistics alone.
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Size Zero Opera at Tête à Tête: The Sandman

Sian Cameron (Olympia) and Angharad Lyddon (Medieval Cow)  ©  Fly Davis
Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival is an amazing opportunity for emerging opera companies and performers, giving valuable time and attention to bold and strange new works.
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