Giles Thomas created an original soundtrack and sound design for The Sound Of Yellow at The Young Vic. The play, inspired by Farid ud-Din Attar's The Conference Of The Birds and Peter Brook's The Valley Of Astonishment, aimed to illustrate the effects of synesthesia in a creative and unique way.
You can now listen to Contour Chromatic composer Robert Sword's new EP, Evening Chorus, in full on SoundCloud. The EP is a series of ambient piano improvisations and will be available to purchase on digital music shops in a few weeks. For more music in this style please visit Rob's website.
Giles Thomas recently worked in the music department for Will Gregory and Alison Goldfrapp on the original soundtrack to Medea, performed at the National Theatre, directed by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory.
Robert Sword has recently finished work on a new EP entitled Evening Chorus. Listen to the first track from it (with accompanying film) below!
Robert Sword recently performed on both piano and guitar at Glastonbury Festival.
The first performance was a selection of pieces from award winning composer Damian Montagu's upcoming album of classically influenced music, with piano playing and string arrangements by Rob and including poetry composed and read by a well known actor (more details to follow soon).
Rob then accompanied Jahméne Douglas on guitar for a number of songs including Imagine by John Lennon and an original song from Jahméne's upcoming second album, written by Damian Montagu and Charlie Perry. Jahméne's performance also featured piano playing by Arden Hart and string arrangements by Rob.