Matthew Bourne is a recipient of numerous awards and accolades, and possesses an inventive and unique artistic approach. He is known for: bringing infirm pianos back to life in Songs From A Lost Piano; collaborating with classical musicians of the London Sinfonietta in Written/Unwritten; the acclaimed solo piano album, Montauk Variations; and reinterpretations of Amon Tobin's work for Ninja Tune.
Matthew was chosen by the PRS/British Council for an artist in residence scheme in Xiamen, China, and has collaborated with Belfast-based composer Piers Hellawell for the PRS 2014 New Music Biennial with Bourne Davis Kane.
Current projects include Radioland, an acclaimed, live reworking of Kraftwerk's Radioactivity album in collaboration with Franck Vigroux (electronics) and Antoine Schmitt (video), and moogmemory, a forthcoming solo synthesiser album for The Leaf Label.
Matthew is also a senior lecturer in Postgraduate Studies at Leeds College of Music.
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10 April 2019
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10 April 2019
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6 March 2019
LSBU graduate wins big at the RTS London Student Awards
22 February 2019
Hollywood actor David Oyelowo awarded honorary doctorate by London South Bank University
15 October 2018
LSBU loans Dorothy Mead’s Reclining Nude painting to Tate Britain
6 March 2018
Dynamic partnership with London South Bank University and the V & A proves a hit
24 January 2018
LSBU hosts first Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association conference
13 January 2018
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29 November 2017