Gavin Bryars Photo Diary

The Composer's Ensemble in Action: Photographs of Recent and Pivotal Live Performances

Saturday, April 16, 2011

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)
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Performing A Man in a Room, Gambling in Madrid (with Juan Muñoz sculptures)
Mexico 2009
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Mexico 2009
Rehearsing London Sinfonietta, Royal Festival Hall in From Egil's Saga (2004)
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Rehearsing London Sinfonietta, Royal Festival Hall in From Egil's Saga (2004)
Performance of Jesus' Blood with Opera orchestra in Rouen, France
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Performance of Jesus' Blood with Opera orchestra in Rouen, France
Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: 1. Ensemble
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Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: Ensemble
Gavin Bryars conducting Jesus' Blood in Christianskerke, Copenhagen, with Copenhagen Philharmonic
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Gavin Bryars conducting Jesus' Blood in Christianskerke, Copenhagen, with Copenhagen Philharmonic
Rehearsing Piano Concerto, Hilversum 2010
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Rehearsing Piano Concerto, Hilversum 2010
The Sinking of the Titanic performance (bows) - small string ensemble of my four children at the top left
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The Sinking of the Titanic performance (bows) - small string ensemble of my four children at the top left
Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: Singers (John Potter and Gavin's daughters Ziella and Orlanda)
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Jesus' Blood at Union Chapel, Islington, London 2009: Singers (John Potter and Gavin's daughters Ziella and Orlanda)
Gavin Bryars Ensemble: Punkt Festival, Norway, 2009
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Gavin Bryars Ensemble: Punkt Festival, Norway, 2009

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