MICHAEL BONAVENTURE (b. 1962, Edinburgh), composer, concertising organist and promoter of new and experimental music based in Edinburgh & Amsterdam. Extended cyclic works predominate in his output, which includes a large number of electronic and electro-acoustic pieces as well as chamber, instrumental, choral and organ music. Recent examples are ‘Morphology’ (2017 – 18) for organ & electronics, ‘Seven Days’ (2011 – 16) for saxophones & piano, ‘Darenth’ (2011) and an ongoing and open-ended series of ‘Preludes, Interludes & Postludes’ (2016 -) for organ, ‘Castellations’ (2015) for carillon and ‘Trilogy’ (2008 – 16) for choir, organ & electronics. His music has been performed internationally, and many of his electronic works have been broadcast on Resonance EXTRA/Resonance FM radio. As a seasoned performer of contemporary music, with innumerable composer collaborations stretching back to the early 1980’s, he has concertised throughout the UK, in Europe & USA, on BBC Radio 3 & Radio Scotland, premiered over 100 new works and made numerous CDs.

Calendar

Jun
17
Mon
Michael Bonaventure: Dragon @ Southwark Cathedral, London
Jun 17 @ 1:10 pm

Performed by David Pike (organ)

Aug
15
Thu
Michael Bonaventure: New Work @ Grote Kerk, Netherlands
Aug 15 @ 8:00 pm

Work for Trombone & electronics, to be played by James Fulkerson (trombone)

Sep
22
Sun
Michael Bonaventure: Fleet @ Scottish Arts Club, Edinburgh
Sep 22 @ 3:00 pm

Performed by Mark Spalding (piano)