Christopher Fox is a composer, teacher and writer on new music.
The UK is bursting with ideas in new music, writes Christopher Fox, but what are the current trends telling us?
In bringing together the sean-nós singing tradition, the poetry of W.B. Yeats and the contrasting voices of Iarla Ó Lionáird and Dawn Upshaw, the Irish composer Donnacha Dennehy has built a complex world of voices and ideas – to be within it is a profoundly moving experience.
If we want new opera to relate to our twenty-first century experience, we must return to first principles, says Christopher Fox
People plus music: it’s a simple formula for compelling television programmes, but why does screening creativity in music defeat even the most imaginative producers and directors, asks Christopher Fox.
Christopher Fox asks how we can best support new music in a recession
The upcoming Printing House Festival of New Music in Dublin is taking ‘Life After Feldman’ as its theme. Composer Christopher Fox looks at the legacy of the great American composer.