John CASKEN

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1949-07-15
Education Barnsley and Dist Holgate GS, Univ of Birmingham (BMus, MA), Univ of Durham (DMus), Acad of Music Warsaw
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Style John Casken
Career lectr in music Univ of Birmingham 1973-79, fell in composition Huddersfield Poly 1980-81, lectr in music Univ of Durham 1981-92, prof of music Univ of Manchester 1992-2008 (emeritus prof 2008-); compositions incl: Tableaux des Trois Ages 1976-77, Orion Over Farne 1984, Maharal Dreaming 1989, Darting the Skiff 1992-93, Sortilège 1996, Symphony (Broken Consort) 2004, Rest-ringing for string quartet and orchestra 2005, Concerto for orchestra 2007; concertos: Masque 1982, Erin 1982-83, Cello Concerto 1990-91, Violin Concerto 1994-95, Distant Variations 1997; opera: Golem (chamber opera) 1986-88, God's Liar 1996-2000; vocal: Ia Orana, Gauguin 1978, Firewhirl 1979-80, To Fields We Do Not Know 1983-84, Still Mine 1991-92, Farness (three poems of Carol Ann Duffy) 2006, Chansons de Verlaine 2006, The Dream of the Rood 2008; instrumental and ensemble: Kagura 1972-73, Music for the Crabbing Sun 1974, Thymehaze 1976, Amarantos 1977-78, String Quartet No 1 1981-82, Vaganza 1985, Salamandra 1986, Piano Quartet 1989-90, String Quartet No 2 1993, Infanta Marina 1993-94, Après un silence 1997-98, Piano Trio 2000-02, Blue Medusa 2002; recordings on: NMC Ancora, Metier Sound and Vision; first Britten Award for Golem 1990, Northern Electric Performing Arts Award 1990, Gramophone Award for Golem (recording) 1991, Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco Prize for Still Mine 1993; FRNCM
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