Music and concert video

I’m a specialist in producing video covering music and its performance. With a BMus degree and as a performer myself, as well as loving to listen and learn more about music, I’m ideally qualified to create films of live concerts and that explore the subject matter.

Some films of concerts and about music I’ve been involved with:

February 2018:  Hetty and the Jazzato Band

Producing multiple videos for a jazz quintet on a minimal budget with millions of views.

June 2017:  Aldeburgh Festival 2017 round-up

Capturing 17 days of music and editing with a tight turnaround

February 2016:  Piano in the Reeds

Promoting Aldeburgh Festival with a spectacular film of a piano on the riverside

November 2014:  GoPro videos for Perhaps Contraption

10+ angles which won a Video Edit Award from GoPro

June 2014:  An Aldeburgh Musicircus interactive experience

A virtual fruitmachine of 1000 musicians who performed on the beach for a John Cage happening.

May 2014:  Solomon’s Knot – Aldeburgh Music residency

My first video as Digital Manager for this music charity in Suffolk.

April 2014:  City of London Sinfonia live streamed concerts

Broadcasting informal concerts from Village Underground in Shoreditch to Youtube.

January 2014:  London International Players at Cadogan Hall

Filming and editing a concert and promo video for a chamber music group

July 2013:  ”Perambulations” interactive music video

Using YouTube’s annotation system to let the viewer choose their own point of view.

September 2012:  Ligeti – Poème Symphonique

An unusual work simply featuring 100 metronomes ticking until they wind down.

June 2012:  Gustavo Dudamel at the Southbank Centre live stream

Producing and vision mixing two full symphony orchestra concerts at Royal Festival Hall.

November 2011:  Manchester Camerata with Giovanni Sollima live stream

A concert from the RNCM in Manchester for Medici.tv

September 2011:  Chamber music films at Plush: Ravel & Bruckner

Filming and editing concerts in a beautiful church

June 2011:  Relay Loop Sessions live stream

A Lyrix Organix event featuring Shlomo and more in a musical relay raising funds for Medicins San Frontiers

April 2011:  Aurora Orchestra and Nico Muhly: Seeing is Believing

Live streamed Aurora Orchestra concert from Kings Place

January 2011:  The Merel Quartet perform at Plush

The string quartet play Beethoven, Janáček and Schumann at Plush Festival

October 2010:  The Leopold String Trio at Wigmore Hall

The Leopold String Trio played all of Beethoven’s trios in a weekend at the Wigmore Hall in September 2009. We filmed both the concerts and I edited them for release on Plushmusic and DVD. There was no audio editing and you can see why this trio is up there with the best with their nearly flawless performances. 

March 2010:  Julian Steckel performs Kodaly Cello Sonata

We filmed Julian Steckel at The Old Granary Studio in 2008. It was a peaceful setting for a tumultuous piece of Kodaly. I booked all the crew and published the video when it was ready. I also prepared edit notes on the score based on Julian’s wishes.

January 2010:  Huun Huur Tu at Fantasy Studios

Editing of a live concert by the throat singing group Huun Huur Tu from Tuva. 80 minute performance with more than 4 million views on Youtube.

March 2009:  Root70 in Cologne

Video production for a live concert of a jazz quartet in Cologne