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Paul Robinson Composer
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Among Paul Robinson’s concert pieces are works for the Northern Sinfonia and Chorus, Scottish Ballet, The London Schools Symphony Orchestra,Peter Lawson and the Hilliard Ensemble.

He was a prizewinner in the first Hilliard Ensemble Composition Award. His work ‘Incantation’ was recorded by the Hilliard Ensemble for ECM New Series. In 1998 he was invited by the Hilliard Ensemble to be the Composer in Residence at their Summerschool in Cambridge.

He was also a prizewinner for his piano duo ‘Eris’ premiered by the Tong-Wasegawa duo. His ‘Chamber Concerto’ was one of 6 shortlisted works for the Luxembourg Sinfonietta International Composition Prize for May 2003 and won the special prize.

As director of his own ensemble Harmonie Band, he has been active as a composer for silent films and has received commissions from many UK film festivals as well as from the ‘Giornate del Cinema Muto’ in Italy.

His ensemble has travelled widely in Europe including visits to the Dresden Musikfestpiele and three tours of the Brabant, the last of which featured his score to Cocteau’s ‘Le Sang D’un Poete’.

In 2007, he received a commission from the Era New Horizon Film Festival in Wroclaw Poland for a new score for Carl Dreyer’s ‘The Passion of Joan of Arc’ that was premiered at the Wroclaw Opera house on July 28th performed by HarmonieBand and the Hilliard Ensemble.

Winner of the Piero Pezze prize in the 'Citta di Udine' International Composers Contest. The work 'A Night in the Palace of Reason' was performed and recorded in Udine in October 2008.

   
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