Vicky Wright

Vicky Wright, clarinet London based clarinettist Vicky Wright has performed with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Roger Daltrey, Windswept, Britten Pears Orchestra (principal clarinet) and is artistic director of the Tate Ensemble. She also works with baritone/actor Peter Willcock in Ah! you sitting, comfortably.

Tom Pauwels

Tom Pauwels, guitar Brussels based Tom Pauwels is guitarist of The Black Jackets Company, Champ d’Action and is co-artistic advisor of Ictus. He teaches guitar at the Conservatory of Gent.

Mark Knoop

Mark Knoop, conductor London based pianist, accordionist and conductor Mark Knoop has performed with Ensemble Exposé, ELISION, musikFabrik, and is co-artistic director of the Libra Ensemble.

Roderick Chadwick

Roderick Chadwick, piano London-based pianist Roderick Chadwick performs regularly with CHROMA and the Kreutzer Quartet, and has given recitals this year with violinist Narimichi Kawabata at Wigmore Hall and Kioi Hall, Tokyo. He teaches at the Royal Academy of Music.

Photo: Benjamin Harte

Marcus Barcham-Stevens

Marcus Barcham-Stevens, violinLondon based violinist Marcus Barcham-Stevens has broadcast as soloist on BBC Radio 3, performed widely as a chamber musician and recorded several pieces of contemporary chamber music. He has guest led Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt), musikFabrik (Köln), City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group.

Alex Waterman

Alex Waterman, celloNew York based cellist Alex Waterman performs with ‘two pale blue’ (Berlin), Ghalia Benali, Eavesdropper and has composed for ensembles, performance and dance projects.

Newton Armstrong

Newton Armstrong, electronics Newton Armstrong is a London-based composer and performer, working mainly with self-built instruments and live electronics. He teaches at City University.


Joanna Bailie, artistic director Matthew Shlomowitz, artistic director
Composers Joanna Bailie and Matthew Shlomowitz perform on auxiliary instruments.

Other musicians

Other musicians who have performed with + -:

  • Kirsten Le Strange violin
  • Anders Førisdal guitar
  • Tim Parkinson auxiliary
  • John Lely auxiliary
  • James Saunders auxiliary
  • Angharad Davies violin
  • François Deppe cello
  • Joakim Munkner cello
  • Matthew Coorey horn
  • Kerry Yong keyboard
  • Richard Craig flute
  • Tanja Orning cello
  • Lucy Railton cello
  • Toon Callier guitar
  • Juliet Fraser voice
  • Kate Ledger keyboard
  • Serge Vuille percussion
  • Toby Kearney percussion
  • Aisha Orazbayeva violin
  • Laurence Crane auxiliary instruments
  • Zubin Kanga piano
  • Stuart King clarinet
  • Gordon MacKay violin

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