Steven Daverson

Award: Career Development Bursary

Year: 2016

Genre: Other/Various

Instrument/voice type: Composer

Location: N/A


I am an alumnus of the Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal College of Music, with additional study on the Britten-Pears Young Artists course in Aldeburgh, the Darmstadt Summer Courses, Impuls Academy in Graz, and IRCAM. My work has been featured at festivals across the UK and Europe and performed by ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Recherche, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, and the Moscow Studio for New Music, among others. A CD of selected chamber and ensemble music is available on Col Legno. Upcoming commissions include a work for tuba and electronics to be performed in Hannover and Darmstadt this year, with further performances in the UK and Europe, including at Unerhörte Musik (Berlin) in 2017; a work for voice and electronics for Laura Bowler for performances in the UK and Canada in 2017; a work for Ensemble Nikel for hcmf//2017 and the Bludenzer Tage für zeitgemäßer Musik; and a piece for PianoCircus, for 6 digital pianos and electronics, due for 2018.