Ed Hughes

Male, Person

1968 –


Who is Ed Hughes?

Ed Hughes is a British composer, born in Bristol in 1968.

His work as a composer has included ensemble, orchestral, solo and choral/vocal compositions, many of which have been performed in the UK and abroad, and broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Commissions have come from City of London Festival/The Opera Group, Brighton Festival, Glyndebourne Opera/Photoworks, Tacet Ensemble, I Fagiolini, amongst others.

His work has been featured at De La Warr Pavilion, Sydney Opera House Studio, Barbican Centre, Buxton Opera House, Salamanca Festival, British Library Atrium, Glyndebourne, Jerusalem Music Centre, Hanns Eisler Conservatoire Berlin, and many other venues. Nominations include British Composer Awards for New Media and Sonic Art. He is a Lecturer in Music at Sussex University.

His scores to Sergei Eisenstein's classic silent films Battleship Potemkin and Strike were specially recorded by the New Music Players and released in 2007 on Tartan DVD in Dolby Digital and DTS. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Eisenstein-Collection-Vol-1-DVD-Sergei/dp/B000NDETN8

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on July 23, 2013


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