Brian Ferneyhough is widely recognized as one of today's foremost living composers. Since the mid-1970s, when he first gained widespread international recognition, his music has earned him an enviable reputation as one of the most influential creative personalities and significant musical thinkers on the contemporary scene.
Residency at the School of Advanced Study in November 2013
Brian Ferneyhough String Quartet no. 6
Four films exploring the composition and rehearsal of Ferneyhough’s String Quartet no. 6, commissioned by SWR for the the Arditti Quartet at Donaueschinger Musiktage 2011.
Brian Ferneyhough String Quartet no. 6 - performance
Climbing a mountain: Arditti Quartet rehearse Brian Ferneyhough String Quartet no. 6
Brian Ferneyhough in conversation with Paul Archbold
Irvine Arditti in conversation with Paul Archbold
Filmmakers: Paul Archbold & Colin Still
Brian Ferneyhough Schatten aus Wasser und Stein
Christopher Redgate commissioned Ferneyhough Schatten aus Wasser und Stein for the new Howarth-Redgate oboe and string quartet. These three films discuss aspects of the new work.
About the Title 'Schatten aus Wasser und Stein'
Ferneyhough, 'Schatten aus Wasser und Stein', Microtones
Ferneyhough, 'Schatten aus Wasser und Stein', Multiphonics
Filmmakers: Paul Archbold, Jane Clegg, Colin Still
Brian Ferneyhough Time and Motion Study II
Brian Ferneyhough and Robert Worby in conversation with Paul Archbold
Brian Ferneyhough and Colin Blakemore in conversation with Paul Archbold
Brian Ferneyhough Documentary 'Electric Chair Music'
Brian Ferneyhough 'Time and Motion Study II'
Brian Ferneyhough a 70th celebration