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Charlie Usher (1987, UK)
composer, Brussels


from September 5th 2019; Galerie Antoine Levi, Paris
Sound for Daniel Jacoby solo show Pink Dusts.

August 28th 2019; SB34 & the Pool, Brussels
Soft thought and mixed feelings.


June 2nd 2019; Volksroom, Brussels
Soft thought and mixed feelings 45' version, with Emma Lloyd. Double bill with Louis Vanhaverbeke.

April 26th 2019; SB34 & the Pool, Brussels
Art Brussels Off Programme Open Studios. Solo, Soft thought and mixed feelings.

March 10th 2019; Q-02, Brussels
Second Sunday event: Soft thought and mixed feelings. With Emma Lloyd, new 60' listening session with viola, guitar-zither, reed organs and static and rotary speaker installation.

January 18th 2019; SB34 & The Pool, Brussels
'Without without a doubt, there are soft ways to remember. And what are you willing to dooo?'.
Listening group. Double bill with Deborah Birch.
Invitation as part of SB34's Rosa rosa rosae rosae exhibition, curated by Pauline Hatzigeorgiou.
October 22nd 2018; Warrensburg, Missouri
- University of Central Missouri
Superpianist Albert Kim plays So calm and don't want to end.

October 4th 2018; Centrala, Birmingam
October 2nd; City University of London
October 1st; Manchester, UK
An assembly premiere long new piece.

August 2018; San Francisco, California.
- San Francisco International Piano Festival
June; Reinhardt University, Waleska, Georgia.
- Reinhardt Piano Festival and Academy
Albert Kim plays So calm and don't want to end as part of US tour.

November 2017; Beursschouwburg, Brussels
Making music with Sophia Rodríguez for Circus Maximus with Micha's Amateur Theater Group (for professionals).
December 2017; EdASaF, 75019 Paris
Emma Lloyd and Joshua Hyde premiere work for baroque violin, 2 guitar-zithers, 1/6-tone keyboard and mono audio.

October 2017; NYC, USA - Spectrum, Brooklyn - house concert, Chelsea
Miki Sawada plays So calm and don't want to end.

Summer 2017; Alaska
Megapianist Miki Sawada gives US premiere of So calm and don't want to end (2017) as part of her project Gather Hear Alaska, touring the state with a piano and a van.

October 2016; Église Saint-Merri, Paris
soundinitiative give French premiere of Euphrates from the escarpment, western edge as part of festival Rendez-Vous Contemporains.

July 2016; Sirga Festival, Flix, Catalonia
soundinitiative premiere Euphrates from the escarpment, western edge. Masterclasses with Hannah Hartman.

June 2016; Centre Pompidou, Paris
Performing results of Xavier Le Roy's workshop In Vivo Dance with soundinitiative as part of Camping/Festival Manifeste.

December 2015; Art Base, Brussels, Belgium
Miki Sawada premieres new work made for her, for solo piano and audio, So calm and don't want to end.

October 2015; the Warehouse, London
Premiere of Someone besides what they do for 4 voices by EXAUDI with James Weeks.

September 2014, London
Enno Senft plays Western edge, euphrates, desert tract for double bass and mono audio.

May 2013; Austrian Cultural Forum, London, UK
Composer in focus at Soundings Festival, run by Mary Dullea at the Austrian Cultural Forum, London

December 2012; Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London
Oliver Coates plays Yawl Ketch Schooner Brig (solo version) in London Sinfonietta's NEW MUSIC DAY 3

August 2012; DanceEast, Ipswich
2 week residency

May 2012; the American Church, Paris, France
Clayton Marcinak premieres The euphrates dominates the scene for baroque organ.

Nov 2011; First Presbyterian Church of Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, NYC, USA
Katelyn Clark plays Green distance in a concert with Ekmeles vocal ensemble as part of Music at First concert series.

September - Oct 2011; JoyceSoho, NYC, USA
Black tent on the plain choreographed by Joshua Beamish and performed by MOVE: the company. NYC premiere run.

February 2011; Rolston Recital Hall, Banff Centre, Canada
Katelyn Clark premieres Green distance for harpsichord.

February 2010; CBSO Centre, Birmingham, England
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (conducted by James Weeks) - Slow pan for piano and 6 players in Howard Skempton portrait concert. Broadcasted on Radio 3.

January 2010; Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, England
The RNCM Symphony Orchestra (conducted by Roland Boer) premiere Acanthus in sand.

November 2009; Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England
Cellist Dave McCann premieres Yawl Ketch Schooner Brig.

September 2009; Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center, NYC
Premiere of Sand and Acanthus by the New York Miniaturist Ensemble, in dream programme of Aperghis, Michael Finnissy, Jürg Frey and Stockhausen.

May 2009; Royal Festival Hall, London, England
The BBC Concert Orchestra premieres Rasafeh from the air. Broadcasted on Radio 3.

February 2008; BBC Studio 7, Manchester, England
The BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (conducted by James MacMillan) gives second performance of Rothko rothko. Broadcasted on Radio 3.

July 2004; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Nancy Ruffer and James Dussek/Endymion. Broadcasted on Radio 3.