John PICKARD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1963-09-11
Education Univ of Wales at Bangor (BMus, PhD), Royal Conservatory The Hague (Dutch govt scholarship)
Books & Publications
Recreations astronomy, gardening, swimming
Clubs N/A
Style Prof John Pickard
Career composer; studied with William Mathias then Louis Andriessen; sr lectr Univ of Wales Bangor 1989-93, prof of composition and applied musicology Univ of Bristol 2009- (sr lectr 1993-2009); compositions incl: 4 symphonies (No 3 cmmnd by BBC 1996), Piano Sonata, The Flight of Icarus (cmmnd by BBC 1991, London première BBC Proms 1996), Channel Firing (premièred BBC Nat Orch of Wales) 1993, String Quartets Nos 1 and 3 (cmmnd by Britten Quartet), String Quartet No 2 (cmmnd by Allegri Quartet), String Quartet No 4 (cmmnd by Sorrel Quartet), Piano Concerto (cmmnd by Dresdner Sinfoniker) 2000, Agamemonon's Tomb (cmmnd by Huddersfield Choral Soc) 2008, various orchestral, choral brass band and chamber works; gen ed Elgar Complete Edition 2003-; >ir< Piano Sonata, A Starlit Dome, String Quartets Nos 2-4, Violin Sonata, Piano Trio, Gaia Symphony (symphony no 4), The Flight of Icarus, The Spindle of Necessity, Channel Firing, Sea-Change, Piano Concerto, Tenebrae
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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