Playing with Nine Lives Yoga at the British Yoga Festival

This past weekend I was at the British Yoga Festival accompanying an acroyoga performance by Nine Lives Yoga. I played the Mongolian yoochin, a hammer dulcimer, alongside Anne Malone on hang. Accompanying movement is about as fun as musical performance gets. I’m always on the look out for opportunities to write and play for dance, physical theatre and circus,Continue reading “Playing with Nine Lives Yoga at the British Yoga Festival”

The Holdalls’ Christmas Adventure!

A mysterious force has stolen all the world’s Christmas presents and now it’s up to Teddy to save them. To do this he must befriend a fearsome pirate, recover the Christmas fairy’s wand and track down a terrifying snow monster. Over the last month I’ve been writing, recording and teaching the music for Gomito’s latest show, whichContinue reading “The Holdalls’ Christmas Adventure!”

Karahi

Karahi is a suite for twelve violins (a duodectet, as google informs me) and three voices written for Flora Curzon, who is awesome both generally and in terms of her violin skills. It contains texts from Ming Holden and an anonymous 13th Century Japanese poet, translated by Robert Bower and Earl Miner. I was listeningContinue reading “Karahi”

Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Globe

After last year’s sell out success, I was thrilled to be able to join Deafinitely Theatre at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London once more to provide music for their latest show. It was a huge amount of silly fun, and I was even honoured with the role of wall, for which I donned a tailoredContinue reading “Midsummer Night’s Dream at The Globe”