Simon BAINBRIDGE

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1952-08-30
Education RCM
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Recreations cinema, cricket, theatre, walking
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Style Prof Simon Bainbridge, Hon RAM, FRCM
Career studied under John Lambert and Gunther Schuller (Tanglewood 1973 and 1974); Forman fell in composition Univ of Edinburgh 1976-78, US/UK Bicentennial Fellowship 1978-79, sometime Nat Theatre, composer in res Southern Arts 1983-85, head of composition Royal Acad of Music 1999-2007 (sr prof of composition 2007-), prof Univ of London 2001-; FRCM 1997, Hon RAM 2002; Compositions incl: Spirogyra (Aldeburgh Festival, 1971), Viola Concerto (cmmnd by Walter Trampler, 1978), Fantasia for Double Orch (1983-84), Double Concerto (cmmnd by Cheltenham Festival for Nicholas Daniel and Joy Farrell, 1990), Toccata (for orch, 1992), Ad Ora Incerta - Four Orchestral Songs from Primo Levi (1993), Clarinet Quintet (for Joy Farrall and Kreutzer String Quartet, 1993), For Miles (solo trumpet, 1994), Landscape and Memory (horn concerto for Michael Thompson and London Sinfonietta, 1995), Four Primo Levi Settings (cmmnd by Cheltenham Festival for Nash Ensemble and Susan Bickley, 1996), Éicha (Oxford Contemporary Music Festival, 1997), Scherzi (2000), Diptych (cmmnd by BBC Syphony Orch, 2007), Music Space Reflection (cmmnd by London Sinfonietta, Imperial War Museum North, Royal Ontario Museum, 2007), Concerti Grossi (cmmnd by Northern Sinfonietta, 2010); Recordings Fantasia for Double Orch, Viola Concerto, Concertante in Moto Perpetuo, Four Primo Levi Settings, Ad Ora Incerta; Awards Gemini Prize 1988, Univ of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition (for Ad Ora Incerta) 1997
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