Nothing Like The Sun: The Gavin Bryars Ensemble at Hull’s Middleton Hall

Gavin Friday performing Nothing Like the Sun with the Gavin Bryars Ensemble

Gavin Friday and The Gavin Bryars Ensemble will be performing Bryars’ Nothing Like The Sun at Hull’s Middleton Hall on April 4th, 2019. Commissioned by Opera North and the Royal Shakespeare Company, this haunting, dramatic piece for chamber group and voices weaves Gavin Bryars’ music through eight of Shakespeare’s most meditative sonnets. The ensemble includes…

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Gavin Friday discusses back catalogue at Dun Laoghaire’s Vinyl Festival

Dún Laoghaire Vinyl Festival has invited Gavin Friday to talk about his own music and spin a few tracks on vinyl from his back catalogue. Irish DJ Dan Hegarty will host the event at Eblana Senior College in Dún Laoghaire on November 18, a day after Gavin’s previously announced Eno-talk with Eoin Devereux, This event takes…

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Gavin Friday talks Bowie with prof Eoin Devereux

Gavin Friday will be talking David Bowie with Prof. Eoin Devereux as part of the 2018 Dublin Bowie Festival. The event takes place on Sunday January 7 2018, at the Conservative Club on Camden Row in Dublin. Devereux is Assistant Dean for Research in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at University of Limerick,…

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Gavin Friday’s The Casement Sonata at The Hugh Lane

Gavin Friday - The Casement Sonata

Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane is pleased to present The Casement Sonata by Gavin Friday, a sonic response to the centenary of the execution of Roger Casement in 1916 for the part he played in the Easter Rising. The Casement Sonata will be launched by Cllr. Rebecca Moynihan, Deputy Lord Mayor of Dublin on…

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Gavin Friday stars in Hal Willner and Eric Mingus’ rock opera Tommy

Gavin Friday will play various roles among which Uncle Ernie and the Acid Queen in Hal Willner and Eric Mingus’s re-interpretation of the rock opera Tommy exclusively at the Adelaide Festival in Australia, this coming February. The Who’s 1969 rock opera Tommy launched the band to international superstardom and inspired re-interpretations in film, opera, a…

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Gavin Friday and Gavin Bryars bring Shakespeare Sonnets to Adelaide

Gavin Friday will narrate “Nothing Like the Sun’, a series of Shakespeare Sonnets set to music by the English composer Gavin Bryars at the Adelade Festival in Australia on March 4th. It will be the first time ‘Nothing Like the Sun’ has been performed since 2009 when the two Gavins toured the UK with the piece.…

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Gavin Friday opens Amárach, an exhibition of high end jewellery

Gavin Friday will be opening Amárach, an exhibition of high end jewellery by Irelands’ most acclaimed goldsmiths in Cork this Thursday (September 19th) at 6.30pm. The opening will be hosted by Tuula Harrington of Designworks Studio. Amárach is an Exhibition of High-end Jewellery by Irish Goldsmiths with a dual sense of value, emphasizing more than…

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Gavin Friday to appear at SensoriaPro 2013

Gavin Friday will be a special guest speaker at SensoriaPro. Interviewed by Ian Neil (Sony) Gavin will discuss his compositions for film and media, including In the Name of the Father, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge, plus Blood Rising and Anton Corbijn documentaries. The SensoriaPro Industry Day on Friday 27 September features an array of…

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Gavin Friday and John Kelly celebrate a A Capital Idea

Gavin Friday is a guest on John Kelly’s A Capital Idea, a special event at the Dublin’s Theatre Festival this year. Friday and Kelly will be joined by Camille O’Sullivan for an intimate and informal evening of music, conversation and song, celebrating Ireland’s capital city, its cultural achievements and its unique character. A Capital Idea…

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