Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Adam Vincent Clarke: Prélude


Photo credit: Julia Ballardt


We are excited to share new work from former Talent Trust recipient, composer Adam Vincent Clarke.

You can view the video for Prélude here.

About Prélude:

Prélude for Violin and Piano was composed for Belgian violinist Nicolas Dupont, and Russian pianist Olga Kirpicheva in Autumn 2020. This performance was recorded in the Concert Hall of the Koninklijjk Conservatorium Brussel in February, 2021.

About Adam Vincent Clarke:

Adam Vincent Clarke (b.1992) is an Antwerp-based sound-artist and composer of contemporary music. From Canada to Germany to Belgium, he is a vagabond of Canada’s east coast.

Adam is a former recipient of two NSTT scholarships and the Kenneth Elloway Award. Thanks to the NSTT Adam was able to attend the Iserlohn International Guitar Festival in 2015 which gave him his compositional start in Europe. 

Adam draws inspiration through storytelling and folk tradition, often composing with a tone of gewaltsame Schönheit (violent beauty). Adam is currently composer-in-residence with Ensemble Silakbo and co-founder of the dance-theatre company Âmok/Âmok. ‘Y Tú’ (2018) & ‘I don’t (we) know‘ are ballet pieces created in tandem with choreographer Daniel Domenech for the Royal Ballet of Flanders. Adam completed his Masters at the Koninklijk Conservatorium Antwerpen with Wim Henderickx. 

For more about Adam you can visit his Facebook page or his website

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