State of Play

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TitleState of Play
ArtistsJon Rose, Jim Denley, Freya Schack-Arnott, Clayton Thomas, Robbie Avenaim, Erkki Veltheim, Elizabeth Welsh, Rachael Kim, Biddy Connor, Judith Hamann, Chloe Sobek, Maria Moles, Michael McNab, The Song Company, Antony Pitts, Elena Kats-Chernin, Ilan Volkov, The Symphony Orchestra of Bologna, Zubin Kanga, Cor Fuhler, Claire Edwardes, Hollis Taylor, Noam Yaffe, Mary Rapp.
Year2021
LabelReR Megacorp (Recommended London)
'What Rose has got is the focus and persistence to see a notion into a concept, to foster an idea into something that can be explicated, could only be—realized through the use of not only audio recordings but video, text, performance, exhibition, installation and a methodical, almost maniacal, collecting of sources...Rose has been, and continues to be, a forward thinking innovator who feels no particular debt to the reasonable.' Kurt Gottschalk

What's New

June 2021
'Figures of Eight' - a work from 1974, updated, and given a thrilling performance by violinist Emma Roijackers.
Haarlem Lichtfabriek, Holland
May 2021
'State of Play' titles my new double album featuring duo improvisations and recent projects with a cast of great collaborators...out now!
ReR Recommended Records, London
September 2021
'Corrugations' heralds a new music series starting in Alice Springs - we just moved into a new house here big enough to hold the Rosenberg Museum and performances.
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia
May - October 2021
'Whistling in the Dark' embraces a set of duets between various pied butcherbirds (from field recordings in outback Australia) and virtuosic human musicians (in home lockdown) performing transcriptions of this extraordinary avian music.
On Line Project available September
September 2021 - delayed Premiere
Jon is currently composing 'Mendel's Mix' - A commission for Brno Contemporary Orchestra. The work is inspired by the 'father' of genetics, Johann Gregor Mendel, and based on the structure of DNA
Brno, Czech Republic
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