Oxford IF Festival
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Oxford IF Festival

Explore the sound and science of the mysterious theremin at Oxford's IF Festival. Try your hands at numerous hands-on activities with Oxford University's crack team. Bask in the spectacular surroundings of Oxford Town Hall. Precise timing/admissions TBC.

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Recital at Stapleford Granary
Jan
27
12:00 PM12:00

Recital at Stapleford Granary

Join Charlie Draper and Paul Jackson for a programme of original and adapted works for theremin, ondes martenot and piano by Messiaen, Rózsa, Milhaud, Rachmaninov, Bach and others. Ticketing details TBC.

Charlie Draper plays the theremin and ondes Martenot, two early electronic instruments distinguished by their haunting tones and unique modes of operation. He has performed with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (playing the music of Danny Elfman), British Library (playing with Bruce Woolley's Radio Science Orchestra), WOMAD Festival, London ExCEL Centre, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Pub, the Whipple Museum of Science, and his performances have featured on ITV, Channel 4, BBC 1, and BBC Radio 3.

Paul Jackson is director of Music and Performance at Anglia Ruskin. He is active as a conductor and pianist for the University, and directs the Anglia Symphony Orchestra, the contemporary music group Anglia Sinfonia and also Anglia Opera, which mounts bi-annual opera productions at the Mumford Theatre. His interests in early electronic and experimental music are reflected in pioneering performances of George Antheil's Ballet Mécanique and Percy Grainger's works for ensemble and Hammond Solovox.

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Surrey County Show
May
28
3:40 PM15:40

Surrey County Show

The UK’s largest one-day agricultural show, now with added theremin! I’ll be presenting a taster menu in association with Guildford Fringe Festival from 15:40 (timings subject to change), hoping to catch a glimpse of some international horse and rider combinations, motorcycle stunt teams, dog agility demonstrations, and the hundreds of animals competing for a coveted show rosette.

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Recital at St John's College
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Recital at St John's College

Join Charlie Draper and Paul Jackson for a programme of original and adapted works for theremin, ondes martenot and piano by Messiaen, Schillinger, Milhaud, Rachmaninov and Bach.

Charlie Draper plays the theremin and ondes martenot, two early electronic instruments distinguished by their haunting tones and unique modes of operation. He has performed with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra (playing the music of Danny Elfman), British Library (playing with Bruce Woolley's Radio Science Orchestra), WOMAD Festival, London ExCEL Centre, New York's Metropolitan Museum of Ar an Joe's Pub, the Whipple Museum of Science, and his performances have featured on TV, Channel 4, BBC 1, nd BC Radio .

Paul Jackson is director of Music and Performance at Anglia Ruskin. He is active as a conductor and pianist for the University, and directs the Anglia Symphony Orchestra, the contemporary music group Anglia Sinfonia and also Anglia Opera, which mounts bi-annual opera productions at the Mumford Theatre. His interests in early electronic and experimental music are reflected in pioneering performances of George Antheil's Ballet Mécanique and Percy Grainger's works for ensemble and Hammond Solovox.

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Whitby Goth Weekend
Apr
28
7:00 PM19:00

Whitby Goth Weekend

An evening of musical magic from the Captain of the lost waves. Take a trip through time and space with the artistry and virtuosity of the Captain and his sidekick Muzwell the mute. You will be captured by the lyrical spell and the haunting yet uplifting music.

Supported by the finest virtuoso of the Theremin, Charlie Draper. Charlie is a classically trained musician who can bring you to tears with this haunting instrument.

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