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COMPOSER
CURATOR

Alex Groves

Alex Groves is an Ivor Novello-nominated composer and curator working across contemporary classical and electronic music. His work often combines instrumentalists and singers with live-processed electronics to create richly-detailed and all-consuming soundworlds.

New work for Bang on a Can Summer Festival

This summer, I'm heading to the US to take part in the Bang on a Can Summer Festival as one of their composition fellows. It takes place at a huge contemporary art gallery called MASS MoCA where an international cohort of composers and performers come together for a three week-long residency. The Festival ends with LOUD Weekend - a jam-packed series of gigs featuring Meredith Monk, Tristan Perich, Marcos Balter - and I'll have a new piece premièred in amongst them.

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Ben Goldscheider performs

Single Form (Dawn)

On Thursday 27 June, horn player Ben Goldscheider brings Single Form (Dawn) to the Southbank Centre as part of a programme of work s for horn and electronics. This slow motion sunrise of a piece maps out the entire range of the horn's natural harmonic series, turning dark and murky depths into a shimmering wall of sound ablaze with colour.

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The past couple of years have shown just how precarious working in the arts can be. Whilst things are back up and running, it's still very difficult to maintain a career as a freelance composer. From as little as £2.50 a month, you can help support the work that I do and get everything from bespoke playlists and blogs through to discounted releases and tickets to events in return!

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