David Matthews composer
 
 
 

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Photos

 
 
  David with Edward Clark before a performance of Nachtgesang
Bamberg Concert Hall  --  21 February 2016
 
 
  David with Fenella Humphreys and Hugh Wood
Fellowship House, Hampstead Garden Suburb  --  15 November 2015  --  Photographer: Sylvia Coury
 
 
  David with Edward Clark, Laura Mikkola, Nikke Isomottonen (orchestra manager) and James Lowe (conductor) after a performance of the Piano Concerto by Laura Mikkola and St Michel Strings at the Mikaeli concert hall.
Mikkeli, Finland  --  16 October 2015
 
 
  With the Sacconi Quartet rehearsing String Quartet No.10 for the Afternoon Recital in St Michael's Church, Lichfield Festival, 9 July 2015.
Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  With Madeleine Mitchell after the premiere of Romanza.
Blythburgh Church, Suffolk  --  6 October 2012
 
 
  Introducing Cap Gris-Nez with Philippe Graffin.
Saint-Nazaire, France  --  29 September 2012
 
 
  With Jenifer, Sally Cavender and John Carewe.
Gardener's Cottage, Herefordshire  --  August 2012
 
 
  With the cellist Guy Johnston and conductor Martin Yates at the recording session for Dark Pastoral.
Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow  --  29 May 2012
 
 
  David with the Kreutzer Quartet acknowledging applause after the performance of String Quartet no.12.
Palladium, Malmö  --  13 November 2011
 
 
  David with all the performers at the end of the International Festival of Chamber Music in Kempten.
Kempten, Germany  --  September 2011
 
 
  Markus Schafer, tenor, David and Oliver Triendl, Artistic Director and pianist, at a rehearsal of Lebensregeln for the International Festival of Chamber Music in Kempten.
Kempten, Germany  --  September 2011
 
 
  David with conductor Syd Hodkinson and his wife.
Aspen, USA  --  August 2011
 
 
  In the studio with producer Michael Ponder, conductor John Carewe, Sally Cavender and some of the players during recording Symphony No.7.
The Lighthouse in Poole  --  19 July 2011  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  With John Carewe and the orchestra at the recording of Symphony No.7.
The Lighthouse in Poole  --  19 July 2011  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  Eva Oslzly, Pavel Novak, David and Petr Oslzly.
Brno, Czech Republic  --  June 2011
 
 
  Next to a statue of Béla Bartók.
Budapest  --  April 2011
 
 
  With wife Jenifer and Mike Dutton at the BBC Music Magazine Awards after the Dutton recording of David's Second and Sixth Symphonies received the award for Premier Recording.
King's Place, London  --  12 April 2011
 
 
  With Peter Sheppard Skaerved at the recording of Fifteen Fugues for Toccata Classics.
St John the Baptist Church, Aldbury  --  17 August 2010
 
 
  At home.
Photographer: John Batten
 
 
  David receiving the applause after the World Premiere performance of his Piano Concerto in the Great Hall with Helen Reid as soloist, conductor Nic Pendelbury, and the Trinity College of Music String Ensemble.
Dartington International Summer School  --  11 August 2010  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  David, Helen Reid (soloist), Gavin Henderson (International Summer School Director) and Nic Pendlebury (conductor) after the successful premiere of David's Piano Concerto.
Dartington International Summer School  --  11 August 2010  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  With conductor Nicholas Cleobury during the rehearsal by the Southbank Sinfonia performing Symphony No.5 and Aubade.
St John's, Waterloo, London  --  9th June 2010  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  With Gianandrea Noseda, chief conductor of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, who gave the world premiere of David's 7th Symphony on Saturday the 24th April 2010. David was detained in Australia due to the volcanic ash problem so this meeting allowed David to thank maestro Noseda for the premiere performance.
Manchester  --  5th June 2010  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  With Anthony Payne and the critic Lynne Walker for a pre-concert talk on Mahler's 10th Symphony, for which David assisted in the performing version fifty years ago.
Manchester  --  5th June 2010  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  Attended the world premiere of a BBC commission by Anthony Payne, here with his wife, the singer, Jane Manning.
Manchester  --  5th June 2010  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  David, with translator, introducing the world premiere of his Russian settings of Pushkin's Winter Passions text at the Sheremetev Palace.
St Petersburg British Music Festival  --  November 2009  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  By the Kitkajoki river during a trip to Finland for two midsummer concerts.
Finland  --  June 2009
 
 
  Midnight sun during a trip to Finland for two midsummer concerts.
Ruka, Finland  --  June 2009
 
 
  With Peter Sheppard Skaerved's 11-year-old son Marius.
Finland  --  June 2009
 
 
  David working on his Seventh Symphony.
Umbria, Italy  --  May 2009
 
 
  David and Jac van Steen discuss a detail of the music with the BBC NOW orchestra during a recording of the Sixth Symphony.
BBC Hoddinott Hall, Cardiff  --  13 February 2009  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  David with violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved after a performance of Fiteen Fugues
Wilton Muisc Hall, London  --  14 December 2008
 
 
  Discussing the score of Symphony No.1 with conductor Martyn Brabbins during recording with BBC NOW
Brangwyn Hall, Swansea  --  23 October 2008  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  On stage after a performance of Capriccio played by the Lapland Chamber Orchestra under John Storgards
Rovaniemi, Finland  --  2 October 2008  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  With John Storgards who conducted the Lapland Chamber Orchestra in a performance of Capriccio
Rovaniemi, Finland  --  2 October 2008  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  At Haileybury School
12 December 2007  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  Giving a talk before a performance of The Sleeping Lord at the Sheremetev Palace during The St Petersberg British Music Festivalal
St Petersberg, Russia  --  21 November 2007  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  Giving a talk before a performance of The Sleeping Lord at the Sheremetev Palace during The St Petersberg British Music Festival
St Petersberg, Russia  --  21 November 2007  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  Assisiting Maxim Valkov (conductor) and Margarethe Fischer (soprano) at rehearsal of The Sleeping Lord during the St Petersberg British Music Festival
St Petersberg, Russia  --  November 2007  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  With James Francis Brown (left) and Robin Leanse at the St Petersberg British Music Festival
St Petersberg, Russia  --  November 2007  --  Photographer: Edward Clark
 
 
  At home in north London
October 2007  --  Photographer: Francesco Tirimo
 
 
  With Graham Williams, Cecilia McDowall, Geraint Lewis, John Pickard, Anthony Powers, Matthew Taylor, Thomas Hyde and James Francis Brown
Presteigne Festival  --  30 August 2004
 
 
  With the St Louis Chamber Chorus and conductor Philip Barnes at the first performance of Aequam Memento
Graham Chapel, Washington University in St Louis, USA  --  4 April 2004
 
 
  With wife Jenifer
Glen Ellen, California  --  April 2003
 
 
  London  --  November 1992  --  Photographer: Paul Trevor  
 
  (from left) Malcolm Lipkin, Mark Sheridan, Timothy Ravenscroft, Jane Faulkner and Berthold Goldschmidt at the second day of recording Piano Trio No.1
London  --  16 June 1992  --  Photographer: Chris Hughes
 
 
  With Peter Sculthorpe
London  --  15 July 1989
 
 
  With Maggie Hemingway
Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia  --  August 1987  --  Photographer: Jaroslav St'astny
 
 
  London  --  1982  --  Photographer: John Carewe  
 
  At home in Clapham
London  --  1982
 
 
  With Christopher Rowland, leader of the Fitzwilliam Quartet
York  --  7 May 1980  --  Photographer: Kamini Knill
 
 
  At The Maltings with Martin Kingsbury, Colin Matthews, George Benjamin, Robin Holloway, Bayan Northcott, Johnathan Harvey, Donald Mitchell
Aldeburgh Festival  --  June 1980  --  Photographer: Nigel Luckhurst
 
 
  Protesting outside No.10 with Alan Bates, Fay Weldon, Christina Ortiz, Melvyn Bragg
 
 
  St John's College, Oxford  --  Summer 1975  --  Photographer: Vivien Southon  
 
  With his mother and father
Dartmeet, Devon  --  September 1959
 
 

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Paintings

 
 
  The Guest House at Ninfa
Lazio, Italy  --  27 April 2002  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Cypress at Ninfa
Lazio, Italy  --  25 April 2002  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  The Garden of Ninfa
Lazio, Italy  --  24 April 2002  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Ponta de Sao Lourenco Madeira
3 January 2002  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Jenny's Cove and the Devil's Chimney Lundy
Bristol Channel  --  21 May 2001  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  From my studio at the MacDowell Colony
New Hampshire, USA  --  23 September 1999  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Red Oak Leaf MacDowell Colony
New Hampshire, USA  --  24 October 1998  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  From the Summit of Beinn Damh
Northwest Highlands  --  12 May 1996  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Rainforest at Terrania Creek Nightcap National Park
New South Wales, Australia  --  21 December 1991  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  From the Summit of Sgurr Coire Coinnichean
Knoydart, West Highlands  --  11 September 1991  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Near Berkhamstead
Hertfordshire  --  17 August 1991  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Four Trees near Berkhamstead
Hertfordshire  --  17 August 1991  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Horse Chestnut
Clapham Common, London  --  16 August 1991  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Early morning, Deal beach
Deal, Kent  --  6 August 1991  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Sunset over the sea at Millook
Millook, north coast of Cornwall  --  16 July 1990  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Sunset over the sea at Millook
Millook, north coast of Cornwall  --  15 July 1990  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
 
  Sunset over the sea at Millook
Millook, north coast of Cornwall  --  12 July 1990  --  Artist: David Matthews
 
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