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Robin Haigh is a composer from London, who in 2017 won a British Composer Award at the age of 24. His 2014 comic opera The Man Who Woke Up has received multiple international performances, and will be staged in a revised version in Chicago in 2019. Recent collaborators include the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Hermes Experiment, the Berkeley Ensemble, the Ligeti Quartet, Tabea Debus (recorder), Richard Harwood (cello), and the Sage Gateshead’s Young Sinfonia, for whom he was PRSF Composer in Residence. His piece Zorthern features on the album Next Wave 2 on NMC Recordings.
“[In Feyre Foreste] inhabits an extraordinary sound-world full of surprises, and is completely refreshing, with remarkable ensemble writing creating a magical narrative” - 2017 British Composer Awards
“One of the strongest new composing voices working in Britain right now” - M Magazine