Steve Beresford has been a central figure in the British and international spontaneous music scenes for over forty years, playing piano, electronics and other things with the likes of Derek Bailey, Evan Parker, Han Bennink, John Zorn and Alterations.
He has written songs, written for large and small ensembles, and scored short films, feature films, TV shows and commercials. He was part of the editorial teams for ‘Musics’ and ‘Collusion’ magazines, writes about music in various contexts and was a senior lecturer in music at University of Westminster. With Blanca Regina, he is part of ‘Unpredictable Series’, which produces shows, recordings and films in the world of experimental music and art.
Steve has often worked with Christian Marclay on various Marclay mixed media pieces. Other people he has worked with include The Slits, Najma Akhtar, Stewart Lee, Ivor Cutler, Prince Far-I, Alan Hacker, Tania Chen, Ray Davies, Mandhira De Saram, The Flying Lizards, The Portsmouth Sinfonia, Rachel Musson and Lore Lixenberg.
Beresford has an extensive discography as performer, arranger, composer and producer, and was was awarded a Paul Hamlyn award for composers in 2012.
Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th of August 2018
With installations, artworks and works in progress by Peter Cusack, Terry Day and archives and objects from Steve Beresford, Gina Southgate and Blanca Regina.
Live Painting by Gina Southgate
Tickets £10 presale, £12 otd, £8 OTO members
6pm – 7pm: Performance : 6pm Gina Southgate + Cath Roberts (to be confirmed) Tickets £5 otd
6pm -7 pm Performance: Steve Beresford + Max Eastley. Tickets £5 otd