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.
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
Thomas’ success proves Asperger’s is no barrier in academia
29 November 2017
LSBU leads by example in tackling sustainability challenges
22 November 2017
Mayor of London certifies LSBU a healthy place to work
15 November 2017
Discover the Changing Face of Elephant & Castle at LSBU
14 November 2017
LSBU awards six honorary graduates and fellows
10 November 2017
LSBU celebrates 125 year Anniversary with Parliamentary reception
9 November 2017