All upcoming and recent events including live music, theatre, talks and radio broadcasts:

Air Loom London

Sat 01 Sep 2018

Cafe Oto 18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston
London , E8 3DL

Air Loom: An evening of pneumatic music and other new material - with Stephen Hiscock and Kemper Norton

Nonclassical night with Tom Richards London, UK

Tue 31 Jul 2018

The Victoria 451 Queensbridge Road

London, E8 3AS

NEW DATE A solo set at this album launch for Tom Richards on the Nonclassical label. I'll include the first outing of a new work, performed with guest Sarah Gabriel.

Marvellous Mechanical Museum UK

Sat 30 Jun 2018

Compton Verney Warwickshire
CV35 9HZ

30 June-30 Sept 2018A video of the dance piece 'The Machinery' (co-devised with Caroline Radcliffe), for a summer exhibition of automata, exploring the boundaries between the living and the animate.

Resonance at the Great Get Together London, UK

Sun 24 Jun 2018

Omeara 6 O'Meara St
London, SE1 1TE

Resonance at the Great Get Together - a free gala concert. Part of nationwide celebration of community and the life of MP Jo Cox.

Echo in a Bottle BBC Radio 4

Sun 10 Jun 2018

BBC Radio 4 BBC Radio 4
BBC Radio 4

A documentary for BBC Radio 4, exploring our fascination with the echo and our attempts to capture echoes through the centuries. For a new arts series Pursuit of Beauty, a Far Shoreline Production produced by Peregrine Andrews.

Aether Music and Oramics Bristol, UK

Sat 21 Apr 2018

Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, BS1 4QA

Theremin, robotic carillon and drawn sounds on mini Oramics - I'll present highlights from Ealing Feeder and Tom Richards and I will both perform scores on his mini Oramics machine.

BBC Radio 3 Open Ear London

Sat 14 Apr 2018

LSO St Luke's 161 Old St

London , EC1V 9NG

A live performance of highlights from Ealing Feeder for BBC Radio 3 Open Ear - with percussionist Stephen Hiscock. In the Jerwood Hall.

Mini Oramics - live graphic scores London

Sat 24 Feb 2018

Camden Arts Centre Arkwright Rd

London, NW3 6DG

Composing and performing a live graphic score on mini Oramics machine, reconstructed by Tom Richards from Oram's original notes and diagrams.

Panel discussion: Daphne Oram and optical sound London

Sat 03 Feb 2018

Camden Arts Centre Arkwright Rd

London, NW3 6DG

Frances Morgan will be leading this panel discussion on Oram and optical sound

Ealing Feeder Saxmundham

Sat 27 Jan 2018

The Music Room Yew Tree Farm

Saxmundham , IP17 2BU

Bringing London folklore to an ancient Suffolk barn, in this live performance of Ealing Feeder with percussionist Stephen Hiscock.

The Twilight Zone London

Tue 05 Dec 2017

Almeida Theatre Almeida St
London , N1 1TA

5 Dec 2017 - 27 Jan 2018 Composition and sound design for a stage version of The Twilight Zone, adapted from the classic CBS TV series by Anne Washburn and directed by Richard Jones.

Radiophrenia Glasgow , United Kingdom

Sun 12 Nov 2017

Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street

G2 3JD
United Kingdom

A live performance for Radiophrenia - an organisation promoting radio as an artform. Details coming soon.

Daylight Music London, UK

Sat 04 Nov 2017

Union Chapel Compton Terrace
London, N1 2UN

A live performance featuring robotic carillon in the exquisite acoustics of the London's Union Chapel. This Saturday afternoon recital also features Conlon Nancarrow's music for player piano.

Modern Ritual II London

Thu 20 Jul 2017

Cafe Oto 18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston
London , E8 3DL

Highlights from new album Ealing Feeder and a performance of The Machinery in this event curated by Laura Cannell.

Pioneers of music - Daphne Oram and Viv Albertine Brighton, United Kingdom

Wed 10 May 2017

Spiegeltent Old Steine
United Kingdom

Talking about the life and work of Daphne Oram, in this evening also featuring Viv Albertine.

Delia Derbyshire's 80th Birthday Brighton , United Kingdom

Fri 05 May 2017

Rosehill Tavern Rose Hill Terrace
United Kingdom

Excerpts from the new album 'Ealing Feeder' and other original music, celebrating the late Radiophonic pioneer.

Ealing Feeder album launch London , United Kingdom

Thu 20 Apr 2017

Kings Place 90 York Way
Kings Cross

N1 9AG
United Kingdom

A live performance of my solo album Ealing Feeder, due for release in April 2017. With guests Stephen Hiscock (percussionist), The London Sound Survey and DJ Special K.

The Hairy Ape New York, USA

Thu 30 Mar 2017

The Armory (Drill Hall) 643 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065

Composition and sound design for this revival of Eugene O'Neill's expressionist play The Hairy Ape (1922). A transfer from The Old Vic, London.

Sxip Shirey presents Baby Dee plus guests New York

Thu 23 Feb 2017

National Sawdust

National Sawdust
80 North 6th Street

New York, NY 11249

A performance on the Ealing Feeder (robotic carillon) for Sxip Shirey's evening celebrating the work of Baby Dee, featuring Dee and guests

Off the Page: Bergen Bergen, Norway

Sat 28 Jan 2017

Landmark - Bergen Kunsthall Rasmus Meyers allé 5
Bergen, 5015 Bergen

A talk on the corporeal roots of electronic sound for Off The Page, the music festival without music (presented by nyMusikk and The Wire Magazine)

Talk: An introduction to synthesis using Cycling 74's Max London , UK

Wed 25 Jan 2017

Royal Central School of Speech and Drama 62-64 Eton Ave

London , NW3 3HY

An introduction to the creative potential of Max, a flexible and extendible graphical programming language for media. For The Association of Sound Designers' Winter School.

Landscape / Soundscape Philadelphia, USA

Sat 14 Jan 2017

Arthur Ross Gallery 220 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

14 Jan - 26 Mar 2017 A short, recorded soundpiece, responding to Erica Lennard's Villa Lante (1986), commissioned for a new exhibition of landscape photography and sound art.

Once in a Lifetime London , UK

Fri 25 Nov 2016

The Young Vic 66 The Cut

London , SE1 8LZ

25 Nov 2016 - 14 Jan 2017 Sounds and music for this screwball comedy set in the early days of The Talkies (directed by Richard Jones).

The Machinery - 19th century machine-inspired dance Sheffield, UK

Sat 12 Nov 2016

Millennium Gallery Arundel Gate
Sheffield, S1 2PP

Revisiting a 19th-century machine-inspired dance for the Algomech festival of algorithmic and mechanical movement - with Caroline Radcliffe.

The Museum of Lost Sounds London , United Kingdom

Sat 29 Oct 2016

Museum of London 150 London Wall
United Kingdom

Live music inspired by London folklore past and present, featuring theremin, saw, percussion and robotic carillon. For the museum's first Night Museum, in partnership with Illuminations Festival.

Talk: Never Leaving Home Kraków, Poland

Wed 19 Oct 2016

Pałac Krzysztofory Rynek Główny 35
Kraków, 31-011 Kraków

A talk 'Never Leaving Home - Fear, desire and disembodied music', for this Unsound festival of the theme of dislocation.

Being There Bristol, UK

Tue 13 Sep 2016

Pervasive Media Studio Watershed, 1 Canons Road, Harbourside
Bristol, BS1 5TX

A short performance at the showcase for Being There, an EPSRC-funded exploration of humans and robots in public spaces.

Signalman (sound poem for radio) Glasgow, UK

Sun 04 Sep 2016

Radiophrenia at the Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD

This sound poem for radio is a fractured retelling of The Signalman, Charles Dickens' ghost story for the industrial age.

Echo Fantasy at Fort Process Newhaven, UK

Sat 03 Sep 2016

Newhaven Fort Fort Rise
Newhaven, BN9 9DS

Duetting with Laura Cannell in two adjacent, reverberant gunpowder chambers, at Lost Property's one day sound and art festival exploring the extroardinary acoustics of Newhaven Fort.

Multimedia, art and sound design course Dartington , Devon, UK

Sat 20 Aug 2016

Dartington Summer School and Festival Dartington Hall
Dartington , Devon TQ9 6EL

20-27 August 2016 I'll be teaming up with fellow composer and sound artist Matthew Fairclough to present this fun, one week course for musicians of all backgrounds interested in electronics, composition and sound installations.

CANCELLED: Sweet Thames Flow Softly London, UK

Sun 07 Aug 2016

Fulham Palace Bishop's Ave

London, SW6 6EA

CANCELLED: In the Tudor Great Hall, live music inspired by The Bows and other London folksongs, for a Caught by the River exhibition about Thames lore: Sweet Thames Flow Softly.

Acoustic set (featuring saw) Beccles (nr. Southwold), Suffolk, UK

Fri 15 Jul 2016

Latitude Festival Henham House
Beccles (nr. Southwold), Suffolk NR34 8AN

Musical saw and other acoustic instruments in this solo set on the evening Bandstand.

Sounding the Great Hall London, UK

Sat 02 Jul 2016

Unit for Sound Practice Research
Richard Hoggart Building 167
University of London
New Cross
SE14 6NW

New Cross

London, SE14 6NW

A continuous concert, exploring the acoustics of The Great Hall, Goldsmiths.

Soundcamp 2016 London, UK

Sun 01 May 2016

Stave Hill Ecology Park Salter Road

London, SE16

A talk on the 18th century practice of teaching songbirds human tunes. For Soundcamp 2016, a worldwide celebration of the dawn chorus.

Alternative Histories of Electronic Music London , UK

Fri 15 Apr 2016

Science Museum Research Centre 165 Queen's Gate

London , SW7 5HD

A conference exploring alternative histories of electronic music

Sonic Imperfections London, UK

Fri 18 Mar 2016

Sonic Imperfections St Catherine's Church
Pepys Rd

London, SE14 5SG

A live performance for this experimental music night when it visits Telegraph Hill Festival.

Sonakinatography London , UK

Thu 10 Mar 2016

Raven Row Gallery 56 Artillery Ln
London , E1 7LS

10-12 March 2016. An interpretation of Sonakinatography Composition III, composed by pioneering systems artist Channa Horwitz (1932-2013).

Our Machines Hastings , East Sussex , UK

Sat 05 Mar 2016

The Observer Building 53 Cambridge Road
Hastings , East Sussex TN34 1DT

A musical performance, featuring some new experiments with poetic robotics and telepresence. For Our Machines, an events series curated by Louise Colbourne.

Saisonscape London

Sat 28 Nov 2015

Cafe Oto 18-22 Ashwin Street, Dalston
London , E8 3DL

Saisonscape: Decay - with Kemper Norton, Lisa Busby and Hoofus

The Hairy Ape London , UK

Sat 21 Nov 2015

The Old Vic The Cut
London , SE1 8NB

17 October - 21 November 2015 Working with found sounds to create the soundscape for a new production of Eugene O'Neill's Expressionist masterpiece The Hairy Ape, directed by Richard Jones. 17 Oct - 21 Nov 2015.

Saisonscape Bristol, UK

Sat 14 Nov 2015

Arnolfini 16 Narrow Quay
Bristol, BS1 4QA

Saisonscape: Decay - with Kemper Norton and Lisa Busby

ODI Creative Labs London, UK

Tue 03 Nov 2015

BFI Southbank Belvedere Rd, South Bank
London, SE1 8XT

A short, practical demonstration of data-driven robotic musical instruments for the annual summit of the Open Data Institute.

Black is the Colour Cardiff, Wales

Sat 31 Oct 2015

Wales Millennium Centre (Weston Studio) Bute Place
Cardiff Bay

Cardiff, CF10 5AL

Black is the Colour - a night of sonic sorcery for All Hallow's - also featuring Bill Orcutt, Spectres, Ratatosk and Artefact.

Robots and ventriloquists Canterbury , UK

Tue 27 Oct 2015

St Mary’s Hall Studio Theatre The Borough
Canterbury , CT1 2EZ

In this talk and short performance for Canterbury Festival, I'll be taking the audience on a trip to the uncanny valley.

Listening in the Wild London

Fri 28 Aug 2015

Centre for Digital Music, QMUL David Sizer Lecture Theatre,
Francis Bancroft Building,
Queen Mary University of London,
Mile End Road

London, E1 4NS

Listening in the Wild - birdsong extemporisations on the robotic carillon and a short talk on songbirds and music

Sonic Imperfections London

Tue 11 Aug 2015

The Montague Arms 289 Queen's Rd

London , SE14 2PA

Sonic Imperfections - a short set at this monthly music night

Train your Bird in Stereo Charlbury, UK

Fri 07 Aug 2015

Wilderness Festival Cornbury Park
Charlbury, OX7 3EH

Train your Bird in Stereo - a short talk about the ancient art of teaching songbirds human tunes

Trace London, UK

Wed 24 Jun 2015

Unit for Sound Practice Research
Richard Hoggart Building 167
University of London
New Cross
SE14 6NW

New Cross

London, SE14 6NW

Talk: developing performances that deploy technology

9 Evenings Birmingham, UK

Sun 14 Jun 2015

Minerva Works Fazeley Street, Digbeth
Birmingham, B5 5RS

9 Evenings - for Digbeth Delights during Supersonic Festival

Daylight Music London, UK

Sat 06 Jun 2015

Union Chapel Compton Terrace
London, N1 2UN

Daylight Music

Moog Soundlab Birmingham, UK

Thu 04 Jun 2015

Millennium Point Birmingham City University, Curzon Street
Birmingham, B4 7XG

Moog Soundlab - all day, 4 and 5 June

All Ears Birmingham, UK

Thu 04 Jun 2015

Millennium Point Birmingham City University, Curzon Street
Birmingham, B4 7XG

Hourly demo of new automatic pipe organ - 6 to 14 June

Horlicks and Armageddon London, UK

Tue 12 May 2015

The Last Tuesday Society 11 Mare Street, Hackney
London, E8 4RP

Talk - revealing the lives of Britain's secret nuclear survivalists

If Wet Callow End, Worcester, UK

Sun 10 May 2015

Village Hall Upton Road
Callow End, Worcester WR2 4TG

Storytelling and folklore - a celebration of John Doran's new book Jolly Lad

Prima Vista Tartu, Estonia

Wed 06 May 2015

Elektriteater Lai 37

Music to sci-fi film from the BFI National Archive

Harmonic Series London, UK

Fri 27 Feb 2015

The Blue Room, Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road
London, SE1 8XX

Live performance for Harmonic Series - RFH series of adventurous new music

Horlicks and Armageddon Brighton, UK

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Latest Music Bar 14-17 Manchester Street
Brighton, BN2 1TF

Talk for the Catalyst Club - a 15-minute version of my show exploring the lives of Britain's secret nuclear survivalists

Off the Page - Oslo Oslo, Norway

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Kunstnernes Hus Wergelandsveien 17

Talk for Off the Page, Oslo - hosted by The Wire and nyMusikk

Midwich Cuckoos Live Brighton, UK

Fri 05 Dec 2014

The Duke of York's Picturehouse Preston Road
Brighton, BN1 4NA

Original music for a live reimagining of John Wydnam's sci-fi classic The Midwich Cuckoos. For Cinecity Festival and BFI nationwide season Sci-fi: Days of Wonder

Robotics and performance masterclass London, UK

Sun 30 Nov 2014

City Lit Keeley Street, Covent Garden
London, WC2B 4BA

A one-day masterclass on introducing robotics and Arduino into your stage act.