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Mimi Doulton (soprano) and Jonathan Higgins (electronics)

Mimi Doulton (soprano) and Jonathan Higgins (electronics)
Date and time
21 Oct 2021 (7:00pm)
Location

Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR

Price

£10 (£5)

Mimi Doulton soprano
Jonathan Higgins electronics

Jonathan Higgins and Mimi Doulton Disruptions: Man in Regent Street (2020)*
Georges Aperghis Récitations No.I and VIII (1977 – 78)
Brian Elias Peroration
Jonathan Higgins Glitch Turntablism
Mimi Doulton and Jonathan Higgins Improvisation

* UK première, with support from the PRS Foundation, the Marchus Trust and Wild Plum Arts

Mimi Doulton

British-Pakistani soprano Mimi Doulton is fast developing a reputation as an acclaimed interpreter of contemporary opera and song. She recently won 2nd prize at the John Cage Interpretation Award, Halberstadt; made her professional debut at Wigmore Hall singing Brian Elias and Elisabeth Lutyens; and created a work by Rakhi Singh in the Royal Opera House’s 8-bit. She previously covered the role of Jerusha in Gerald Barry’s The Intelligence Park for Music Theatre Wales and the Royal Opera and created a role in Giorgio Battistelli’s Wake with Birmingham Opera Company.

Mimi graduated from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with distinction in 2018, having previously read Music and Languages at King's College London. She is an alumna of Dartington International Summer School, the Akademie der zeitgenössiche Musik Luzern, Academie Aix-en-Provence Festival, and the Fondation Royaumont Academie Voix Nouvelles. www.mimidoulton.com

Jonathan Higgins

Jonathan is a composer and performer based in London. His music focuses on exploring how noise can be utilised as a creative and generative tool, working across a variety of different media, including fixed electroacoustic music, instrumental music, live electronics and sound installations. Jonathan performs regularly across the UK as an improvisor using a custom setup of hand modified CD players. He is currently working towards a PhD in Music Composition at City, University of London and previously studied at the University of Sheffield. Jonathan’s music has been performed, prized and published both nationally and internationally. https://jphiggins.co.uk/