Making Conversation, Episode 11: Chris Williams interviews Timothy Tate

In this episode you’ll hear

Composer: Timothy Tate

Interviewed by: Chris Williams

This conversation was recorded on the 30th of June, 2016, at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Show Notes

“I’ll always say that the composer’s instrument is the viola… with an antipodean flair”

“I think inspiration is that moment when you discover what the piece is going to be about”

This week we’re tucked away, near Regent’s park in Central London, in a rehearsal room at the Royal Academy of Music talking to Composer and Violist Timothy Tate.

Music in this Episode

Formings by Timothy Tate
For clarinet, violin, piano. Performed by Trio Mirage: Alexandra Vaduva (Piano), Matthew Scott (Clarinet) and Julia Pusker (Violin).

Veils by Timothy Tate
For choir (SSAATTBB). Performed by Blossom St Choir.

Endless Present by Timothy Tate
For wind octet.  Peformed by: Katy Ovens (Flute), Henry Clay (Oboe/Cor Anglais), Charlie Dale-Harris (Clarinet), Alice Quayle (Bassoon), Charlie Ransley (Horn), Chris Hart (Trumpet), Quinn Parker (Trombone), Gwen Reed (Double Bass). Conducted by Oscar Colomina i Bosch.

The music you heard in the opening and closing credits is:
I/O (2014), by Eli Simic-Prosic
For diskclavier, recorded by the composer.
Used with permission.

Production Credits

The Making Conversation: Australian Composers’ Podcast is brought to you by Making Waves.
This episode was recorded and produced by: Chris Williams
Audio consultant: Daniel Thorpe
Mixing and Mastering: Thomas Green
Executive Producers: Lisa Cheney & Peggy Polias Making Waves

With Thanks

The Making Conversation Podcast has been made possible with the generous support of:

Project Patron: Cameron Lam of Kammerklang

Production Donors: Kieren Paynter, Nigel Poole, PLEXUS, Callum Moncrieff, Constance Barberakis, David John Lang, Christopher Gordon, Anne Gill, Brian Howard, Caroline Thompson, Leah Barclay and Jocelyn Wolfe and all who contributed to the successful crowdfunding campaign

Making Conversation is supported by Creative Partnerships Australia through MATCH.

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