The role of the composer has changed a lot over the last 50 years – many artists are looking collaborate and work more closely with the musicians performing their work. Rakhi Singh, co-Artistic Director of Manchester Collective, has both written and commissioned many pieces.
In this discussion, Rakhi talks to Paul Clark about ways she has worked with different artists – some working with purely acoustic music, and others using electronics – and shares some of her favourite recordings from the Manchester Collective archive.
Part of a season of events surrounding Clod Ensemble’s performance This is My Room. In collaboration with brilliant musicians, performers and designers, this season of performance, workshops, discussions and listening parties will pick up on some of the themes explored in the piece. Explore the season.