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Bryce Dessner in Conversation

Part of Composers' Collective

Acclaimed composer Bryce Dessner talks to Dominic Murcott about his musical influences, compositional processes and career to date.

Well known for his role as guitarist in the Grammy Award-winning American rock band The National, Dessner is also an internationally renowned composer who has worked with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Kronos Quartet, and Ensemble Intercontemporain.

He has collaborated on a number of movie scores, including the Golden Globe-nominated The Revenant with Ryuichi Sakamoto and Alva Noto in 2015.

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Royal Festival Hall
Blue Room, Level 1


Free, but ticketed

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For ages 18+.