Hywel Davies


Hywel Davies is a composer, sound artist and installation artist who lives and works in Somerset, UK.  His wide-ranging output includes concert works, dance scores, electronic and electroacoustic works, ringtones, sound installations and installations that don’t involve any sound at all.

He is currently composer-in-residence with Kokoro (Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s new music ensemble), recent works for them include Five Shakespeare Sonnets [2013] and Quickstep [2012]. Other recent concert works include Test Ground commissioned by Japanese percussionist Kuniko Kato and premiered by her at 2013 Cheltenham Festival; and Purcell Variations commissioned by Trondheim Sinfonietta (Norway) to mark Benjamin Britten’s centenary. Recent installed works include Test Polyphony, the culmination of three months as artist in residence with the National Trust at Mottisfont Abbey in Hampshire.


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