Laura Bowler

Award: Fusion Fund

Year: 2020

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Composer

Location: North West


Laura Bowler, described as “a triple threat composer-performer-provocatrice” (Arts Desk-Premiere of FFF at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival) is a composer, vocalist and Artistic Director specialising in theatre, multi-disciplinary work and opera. A professor of composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Royal Northern College of Music, she is also the Founder and Artistic Director of Size Zero Opera, a company specialising in the creation and performance of contemporary opera. She has been commissioned across the globe by ensembles and orchestras including the BBC Symphony Orchestra, ROH2, Opera Holland Park, The Opera Group, Manchester Camerata, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Quatuor Bozzini (Canada), Ensemble Phace (Austria) and Ensemble Linea (France), Zubin Kanga (Australia), among
other groups both in the UK and abroad.
The Help Musicians Fusion Fund is supporting the creation of a 6-part digital series drawing together the two worlds of ASMR and Experimental Music. "Isolated Sounds" will be an immersive visual and binaural fusion of ASMR & Instrumental music to be performed by myself and Riot Ensemble (in isolation). The series will be streamed through the new digital platform, Zeitgeist.