Author Archives: nina

Collaboration with Lauren Redhead and Alistair Zaldua

I’ve been working for some time now on a piece for organ and electronics. This develops my interest in creating maze-like notational environments for performers to navigate. In this work, provisionally titled Escape! the score is in the form of … Continue reading

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‘Thread’ now available on HCR records

In 2017 Kathryn Williams asked me to write her a flute piece to be played in one breath for her project ‘Coming Up for Air’. My response was Thread, where the player’s breathing is controlled by an in-ear sound score, … Continue reading

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overcast I’ve had a fabulous time working with the Vonnegut Collective on overcast. This was a commission from Kinetic (funded by Arts Council England) to create music to be experienced in a small space. You can read about my ideas … Continue reading

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TOMB premiere

TOMB is a new piece for amplified alto flute, video and electronics commissioned by Gavin Osborn (with funds from the RVW Trust). The first performance is on Thursday 13 December at 1.10pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and … Continue reading

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TIME-TRACE-PLACE

You can read and see what I was up to in St Ives in June here Responding to our environment, we created a constantly evolving installation (sound, visual art) at the Porthmuir Studios in St Ives. There were daily performances, … Continue reading

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time-trace-place (installation and performance project in St. Ives this summer)

I’m involved in a really exciting project in St. Ives this summer. It’s a collaborative venture led by Gavin Osborn, and we’ll be making site-specific installation and performance work daily in artist studios in the town. There’s more information here: … Continue reading

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‘Thread’ – performed by Kathryn Williams (flute)

I’m happy to be sharing this wonderful performance of my flute piece ‘Thread’ to be played IN ONE BREATH. This was commissioned and performed by Kathryn Williams in aid of Help Musicians. I’ll borrow Kathryn’s excellent description: ‘”Thread” by Nina … Continue reading

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House of Mazes film

I’m delighted to share this film of my recent piece House of Mazes. It was a really interesting process to consider how camerawork and lighting could interact to add another dimension to the performance of this piece. I’m really pleased with … Continue reading

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March and April performances

I’ve spent the last few months developing musical mazes and ideas concerning game-like ensemble interaction. The results of this include a new piece for my ensemble Trio Atem, House of Mazes. This piece will form part of our tenth birthday UK … Continue reading

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The Astrolabe Series recording now online

You can now listen to the massed performance of four of the pieces from The Astrolabe Series on Soundcloud. Many thanks to my colleagues in Trio Atem, our friends who joined us (Otto Willberg, Danny Saul, Matthew Sergeant, Emma Richards), … Continue reading

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