Rehearsals are underway here at the Jerwood Space in London for Luke Bedford’s new opera Seven Angels.
The Opera Group is conducted by Nicholas Collon, John Fulljames is directing.
This Saturday, Luke Bedford’s new piece for the Wigmore Hall (where he is composer-in-residence) will be given its world première.
Charlotte Higgins reports in the Guardian on a growing number of young (and not so young) artists who have chosen Berlin as their home.
“When you say you are a composer it feels really normal in Berlin”, says Luke Bedford. “In Britain people often don't seem to think you can actually be a composer; people are rather confused by it and think you must write music for TV, or something.”
The full article is here.
Here’s a full list of works by Luke Bedford.