I’ll be giving three performances of Vanishing Points, my 2017 work for clavichord, electronics and mobile phones, at this year’s Sonorities festival in Belfast on Sat 21 April. Free, but sign-up required. More information here
I’ll be presenting On the Generation of Sounds, the second in my series of Grosseteste projects, at 1.15pm on Tuesday 14 March at the Arts Technology Research Lab, Pearse St, Dublin 2. The event will be hosted by the School of Creative Arts Research Forum at Trinity College Dublin.
Here’s a recording from 2014 of a live performance-improv/duo with Natasha Lohan, vocal artist and composer. Two performers move around a bespoke performance space. Each performer’s voice is recorded and processed using the electronic music software, MaxMSP. Meanwhile, their physical movements are captured by a Kinect camera and used to control the sound processing.
On the Operations of the Sun (2011) from Nicholas Brown on Vimeo. Here is the animation-model, made in Processing, for my new choral piece, On the Operations of the Sun for twelve singers. On the Operations of the Sun explores the interrelations between science, music and architecture with reference to medieval thought and the development… Read more »
Immersed in Processing code at the moment, working on a new performance-piece to be premiered at the Three Choirs Festival this August. Tricky to explain just yet: it has to do with ecclesiastical geometry (see the Fish’s Bladder, above). There will be 12 singers – Musica Beata, in fact, the very choir I formed with… Read more »