My piece for nine strings, Excavations, drawing inspiration from 350 year-old Henry Purcell’s fantazias that was workshopped by the Manchester Camerata in October of last year and has since been heavily revised, was given a brilliant first performance at Vaganza New Music Day Deserts and Canyons: John McCabe at 70 under the baton of Robert Guy. […]
Chris Swithinbank is a British-Dutch composer who works with both acoustic instruments and electronic sounds. He is currently a student at Harvard University with Chaya Czernowin.
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