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Gavin Bryars Photo Diary

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Enjoy a collection of photographs provided by the composer himself of recent live performances, longtime collaborators and even members of the Bryars family - performers in their own right.

Evocative, mid-performance shots are taken from shows and installations including The Sinking of the TitanicFrom Egil's Saga at Royal Festival Hall (2004), Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet at Union Chapel, Islington, London (2009), A Man in a Room, Gambling in Madrid and more. 

Performing A Man in a Room, Gambling in Madrid (with Juan Muñoz sculptures)
Performing A Man in a Room, Gambling in Madrid (with Juan Muñoz sculptures) ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Mexico 2009
Mexico 2009 ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Rehearsing London Sinfonietta, Royal Festival Hall in From Egil's Saga (2004)
Rehearsing London Sinfonietta, Royal Festival Hall in From Egil's Saga (2004) ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Performance of Jesus' Blood with Opera orchestra in Rouen, France
Performance of Jesus' Blood with Opera orchestra in Rouen, France ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: Ensemble
Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: Ensemble ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Gavin Bryars conducting Jesus' Blood in Christianskerke, Copenhagen, with Copenhagen Philharmonic
Gavin Bryars conducting Jesus' Blood in Christianskerke, Copenhagen, with Copenhagen Philharmonic ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Rehearsing Piano Concerto, Hilversum 2010
Rehearsing Piano Concerto, Hilversum 2010 ( Courtesy of the Composer )
The Sinking of the Titanic performance (bows) - small string ensemble of my four children at the top left
The Sinking of the Titanic performance (bows) - small string ensemble of my four children at the top left ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: Singers (John Potter and Gavin's daughters Ziella and Orlanda)
Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: Singers (John Potter and Gavin's daughters Ziella and Orlanda) ( Courtesy of the Composer )
Gavin Bryars Ensemble: Punkt Festival, Norway, 2009
Gavin Bryars Ensemble: Punkt Festival, Norway, 2009 ( Courtesy of the Composer )
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