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Henry McPherson

Improviser | Composer |Researcher

Photo by Chris Scott, used courtesy of the Fruitmarket Gallery, 2019

RECENT

Broadcast

12/07/2023

 

 

 

 

 

Podcast interview with Ear to the Ground Scotland about mosses, improvisation, and upcoming performances of Maud (2023). 

05/04/2023

The premiere of Interlunar (2022) recorded by cellist Brian Bromberg (USA) was broadcast online via ShanGORIL LA records.

10/03/2023

capella_dream from INTIMACIES (2020) was broadcast on Resonance FM/Sampler Mixtape  

01/01/2023

Part IV of Noise at the Death of One Beloved (2022), was played on BBC Radio 3's Freeness 

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Writing

14/12/2023

Article Listening Like an Improviser: Reflections on Composing in the Studio with Collaged Acoustic Free Improvisations was published in Volume 8 of the CeReNeM Journal, edited by composer Jakob Bragg.

01/12/2023

Doctoral Thesis More Than One Thing: A Practice-Led Investigation into Transdisciplinary Free Improvisation in sound and Movement was made publicly available via the University of Huddersfield's digital repository.

Release

09/08/2023

Herbarium (2023), a collaborative, interactive, graphic-score composition with composer Florijan Lörnitzo (AT) was released in score and recording via bandcamp. Supported by Stadt Wien and AustroMechana Creative Funds.

Premiere

27 - 30/07/2023

Maud (2023, revised version) was performed by Scottish Opera Young Company in a double bill with Kurt Weil's 'Down in the Valley'. Performances in Glasgow, Stirling, and Largs.

"A testing double bill is wonderfully delivered by the Scottish Opera's Young Company"

**** Opera Now (Gramophone Magazine)

"Breathtakingly good. Yet another example of excellence emanating from Scottish Opera. Not to mention raw talent. Wow."

Edinburgh Music Review

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