The Liverpool University Players worked with videographer and editor Sarah Pollitt to create this film about how we created the music for their production of The Canterbury Tales. Featuring interviews with myself and producer/harpist Sarah Peverley, we discuss authenticity, collaboration and realisation in this short documentary. Learn more about the production in this online version of the […]
(Originally posted on 7th March 2014) It’s great to be working again with the passionate theatre community of the University of Liverpool. Some of you may remember the otherworldly Goblin Market put on by award-winning LUDS and my eerie Balalaika-infused score that went with it. Well, this time they’re teaming up with The Liverpool University Players to […]
(Originally posted 7th September 2013) A couple of bits of exciting news from the past month or so, and some others concerned with what’s coming next. First off, the piece ‘Transitions’, written by myself and Sarah Peverley for harp and piano, is going to be featured on BBC Radio 3’s Words and Music programme on […]
(Originally posted on 31st July) The Liverpool previews of LUDS’ Goblin Market was a resounding success – great reactions from everyone. The 9 track album of all the play’s music can now be downloaded for just £2.50. Harp and Balalaika nestle amongst an eerie forest soundscape. Come buy, come buy!
(Originally posted on 24th July 2013) As has already been mentioned on the blog a while back, I have been working with the award-winning Liverpool University Drama Society and historian/harpist Dr Sarah Peverley on a re-imagination of Christina Rossetti’s dark fairy tale ‘Goblin Market’. The play will feature both live and recorded music composed and […]
(Originally posted on 17th June 2013) I’m writing, recording and performing music for an adapted version of Christina Rossetti’s ‘Goblin Market’ being put on by the award-winning Liverpool University Drama Society. The production will have an eastern European edge to it, with an emphasis on gypsy culture, so I’m bringing out the Balalaika and there […]