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Peter Gregson

“...a newer talent…something special…” JoshSpear.com “…new music champion…” Classical Music Magazine Peter Gregson is a cellist and pioneer of contemporary music, reinvigorating the classical genre by embracing contemporary culture and technologies. From full capacity concerts in churches, to web-based recitals and free standing events in warehouses, his aim is to find the pulse of contemporary music and engage the mass of otherwise excluded audiences.

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Julia Kent

Julia Kent is a Canadian cellist. Kent was born in Vancouver, Canada, and studied the cello at Indiana University, Bloomington. She is probably best known as an original member of the all-cello group Rasputina. She left Rasputina in 1999, and has played cello with a variety of artists and ensembles since then, most notably with Antony and the Johnsons. She released a solo album, Delay, in 2007, an EP, Last Day in July, in 2010, and her latest solo record, Green and Grey, in 2011. Official site: http://www.juliakent.com

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Alban Gerhardt

Alban Gerhardt (born in 1969) is a German cellist. He has performed as a soloist with many internationally known orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2009 he preformed as a soloist at the Proms in the Albert Hall.
Gerhardt was born in Berlin, where his father was a violinist in the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. He took up both the piano and the cello at the age of eight. Gerhardt's first public performance came on February 22, 1987, when he played Haydn's Cello Concerto No.

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Kronos Quartet, Kimmo Pohjonen & Samuli Kosminen

Uniko is a seven-part work composed by Pohjonen and Kosminen which had its World Premiere concert with Kronos Quartet at the prestigious Helsinki Festival in 2004. Subsequent Uniko performances took place in Moscow, Norway and eventually led to its North American Premiere with three sold-out concerts at the BAM NEXT WAVE Festival in New York in 2007. Uniko was recorded at Avatar Studios in NYC immediately following the BAM concerts with production by Iceland’s Valgeir Sigurdsson, known for his work with Björk and others.

Read more about Kronos Quartet, Kimmo Pohjonen & Samuli Kosminen on Last.fm.

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Anne-Marie Sanderson

Anne-Marie Sanderson is a Cumbrian singer/songwriter, currently based in London. Music has always been a hefty chunk of her life, ever since she was smaller than her first cello. In 2007 she recorded her debut album ‘Navigating By Stars’, a collection of 11 songs… love songs, homesick songs, wandering songs, songs for the changing seasons… the album explores varied musical landscapes, from the lush instrumental textures of the title track and ‘One of those Days’, to the simple voice and guitar arrangement of ‘Dry Leaves’.

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films

FILMS came together whilst they were all studying their 2nd year at Leeds university in 2008, when Joe showed Gwil, Gus and Thom some songs he'd written over the past few years. A small set was quickly developed using these and newly-written songs, and the band began to build a modest reputation through some crammed gigs in their front room. To date FILMS have headlined such venues as The Faversham, HiFi and The Brudenell Social Club in Leeds, as well as playing gigs in Manchester and London. They have recently been working on their

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