More recording for the BBC series, this time in the Hall at Air. Collaborating with two wonderful musicians – Clara Sanabras on vocals, guitars and harmonium and Samy Bishai on violin. Olga Fitzroy engineering and mixing for us. A big thank you to all at Air for a great few days!
‘ALL IN THE BEST POSSIBLE TASTE…WITH GRAYSON PERRY’
Av finished composing the music for this fascinating series presented by Grayson Perry. The programme is getting amazing reviews! Directed by Neil Crombie.
Special thanks to the film editor Jake Martin who was a great help in the creation of the music. You can still watch it on 4oD here
Av continues to compose for ‘Taste’. In this new Channel 4 series, artist Grayson Perry confronts one of the elephants in the room of British culture – the relationship between taste and social background in today’s Britain . Produced by Seneca Productions and directed by Neil Crombie.
THE GENIUS OF BRITISH ART
The 6 x 1 hour series will start broadcasting on Channel 4 on Sunday 3rd October, 7pm (and same time on each consecutive Sunday). Accompanying the series will be a set of talks at the National Gallery hosted by each presenter as part of the Friday Lates programme – see link below for further details.
Avshalom is now working on a landmark series for Channel 4 celebrating four centuries of British Art. The 6 x 1 hour episodes will be broadcast in late summer.
9/11 PHONECALLS FROM THE TOWERS
Av is commissioned to compose the music for ‘9/11 Calls’. A documentary film about some of the many voice messages that were left by the victims who were trapped in the Twin Towers and how their families are living with their loss, the memories and grief. He will be recording the score with a string orchestra in Berlin at the end of August. TX on 6th September ’09, Channel 4.
JANUARY – APRIL 2009
Part of the BBC’s Poetry Season ’09, Avshalom has completed the score for the BBC documentary series ‘My Life In Verse’ of 4 episodes, 1 hour each, about British poetry. Episodes presented by Sheila Hancock, Rob Webb, Cerys Matthews and Malorie Blackman. Directed by Ian Macmillan, James Kent, Mark Halliley and Mark Bates. To be broadcast from Friday, 29 May 2009 – 19 June 2009 on BBC2.