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Orchester im Treppenhaus AESOP 2 (2021) - Composer Slam European Championship Winner

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“hypnotic”, “highly complex”, “artful” - Neue Presse

“sophisticated”, “playful” - Deutschlandfunk

London Philharmonic Orchestra
SLEEPTALKER (2021)

an engagingly odd landscape of modernist fragments and other musical memories”, “the seriousness of all these composers [...] was an inspiration” ★★★★ - Ivan Hewitt, The Telegraph



Britten Sinfonia
Grin (2019) - Ivor Novello Award Winner 

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“a quirky, playful, bold and original work with a highly distinctive musical language and sound. It is unpredictable, taking the listener in unexpected directions.” - Ivors Composer Awards 

“[Haigh] paints a smeared canvas teeming with cheeky flourishes, including weird, almost Mahlerian jigs and manically balletic swooshes” ★★★★ - Neil Fisher, The Times




Oliver Wass No One (2020) - Ivor Novello Nominee, Tippett Medal Finalist
Darragh Morgan
Nasubi (2020) - William Mathias Composition Prize Winner

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”Robin Haigh’s dream-like No One is laced with exotic, vibrato-like effects; in this reflective premiere, Oliver Wass taps into an archaic, timeless vein.” - Musical Opinion Magazine




LSO, Tabea Debus Aesop (2019)

Ligeti Quartet
Samoyeds (2018) - WCCMF Composition Competition Winner 

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RAM Recorder Consort, Tabea Debus

In Feyre Foreste (2016) - British Composer Award Winner 

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“[In Feyre Foreste] inhabits an extraordinary sound-world full of surprises, was completely refreshing, with remarkable ensemble writing creating a magical narrative. The piece stood out from an impressively strong and diverse group.” - British Composer Awards



(haigh is pronounced like hague, not like hay or hi)



photo - Moritz Küstner 2022