Matthew Kaner

Matthew Kaner is a composer currently living and working in London.

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LSO Panufnik Workshop 2013
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Latest News and Upcoming Performances

Hansel and Gretel: A Nightmare in Eight Scenes Tour - Following the sold-out premiere at Cheltenham Festival and praised in the Guardian (4* full review here), this exciting re-imagining of the famous tale continues to tour throughout 2018. Upcoming venues include Lichfield Festival, Three Choirs Festival, Oxford Contemporary Music & the Barbican. Visit the diary for the full list of dates and booking details.

Created in collaboration with renowned poet Simon Armitage and artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins the work is scored for narrator-singer (Adey Grummet) and the Goldfield Ensemble, featured alongside live puppets, animation and shadow-puppetry.

Glints in the Water - Performance of this work for piano trio by Guildhall School Students as part of the opening concert of the new Chamber Music Festival series on 6 July 2018 at Milton Court, Barbican at 19:30. Details and booking information here.

Concerto for Four Baroque Violins - a repeat performance of this work for 4 unaccompanied violins from the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, led by Margaret Faultless, at the Night Shift in the George Tavern, Whitechapel on 24 April 2018, 19:30.

Encounters at Lucerne Festival - Matthew's new work for large orchestra was premiered by the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra with Jeffrey Means on 2 September 2017. Catch it again on BBC Radio 3 or iPlayer on 18 January 2018 at 16:30.

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