Matthew Kaner

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

Photo © Marcus Kinch
LSO Panufnik Workshop 2013
Photo © Kevin Leighton

Latest News and Upcoming Performances

Hansel & Gretel at Cheltenham Festival - this exciting re-imagining of the famous tale, created in collaboration with renowned poet Simon Armitage and artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins will premiere at Cheltenham in July and tour throughout 2018.

Scored for narrator-singer and ensemble, featured alongside live puppets, animation and shadow-puppetry, the new project will be Matthew's first large scale work for the stage. Tickets for the premiere are selling fast – buy yours here now. Visit the diary for the full list of dates and booking details.

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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