Richard Ayressecretary

Richard Ayres (secretaris/secretary of Futurists Foundation) – born in Cornwall (Great Britain) in 1965. In 1986 he followed Morton Feldman’s classes at the Darmstadt and Dartington summer schools, and after this experience decided to make music a full-time occupation. He studied composition at the University of Huddersfield, and postgraduate composition with Louis Andriessen at the Royal Conservatoire in Den Haag, graduating in 1992. He continues to live in the Netherlands, and teaches composition at the Conservatoire in Amsterdam.

Ayres music has been performed by many of the major European contemporary music ensembles, and numerous orchestras. He collaboraed with the novelist and poet Lavinia Greenlaw on an opera version of Peter Pan which was premiered by Stuttgart Opera in 2013, and received a new production directed by Keith Warner for the Welsh National Opera and the the Komische Oper Berlin.

He recently finished an orchestral piece commissioned by the BBC and the Donaueschingen Musiktage. and is currently working on an evening length “annotated concert” for Bass voice and chamber ensemble commissioned by the London Sinfonietta. and ASKO Ensemble, Amsterdam.

Team

Team

director
artistic leader
sound artist
choreographer
production manager
communications & PR
business advisor
business manager

Artists

singer

Ilse Jobse

SIGN-singer
costume designer

Aleksej Ovsiannikov

actor
recorder player

Pau Sola Masafrets

cellist

Dennis Massar

dancer

Sharon Wesseling

dancer

Ali Shafiee

actor
singer

Board

secretary
treasurer

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