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. Visit the diary for the full list of dates and booking info.

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. Catch it again on BBC Radio 3 or iPlayer on 18 January 2018 at 16:30.

Stranded at St John’s Smith Square - Matthew's work for solo violin and orchestra was premiered by Benjamin Baker and the Northern Chords Festival Orchestra with Jonathan Bloxham at St John's Smith Square in May. Listen to the live recording here.

Out Now! O Adonai - recorded by Siglo de Oro and Sam Corkin for Delphian Recordings. Available from iTunes and to order.