Hilary Robinson

Composer in London, United Kingdom

Hilary Robinson

Composer in London, United Kingdom

Watch my videos

Welcome. I'm a classically-trained composer living in London. This website format has recently been updated and my embedded links have disappeared: please bear with me while I sort it out. In the meantime, I list slightly messy-looking URLs which take you to my recent music as a composer, performer, arranger or a combination of those. Watch this space for more. I hope you find something you enjoy.

I've included a YouTube link to my arrangement/re-arrangement of a Finnish tango song under the 'Watch My Videos' link above.

Listen to a live recording of Jonathan Powell playing 10.10.10 at St Anne's College, Oxford, on 17 January 2014:

https://soundcloud.com/hilaryrobinson/10-10-10-jonathan-powell-piano

Listen to another recently recorded piano piece which I am playing:

https://soundcloud.com/hilaryrobinson/when-autumn-is-over

I'm beginning to post some demo versions of tracks from my band project, Ferry Island:

https://soundcloud.com/ferryisland

As a vocalist, I have worked with Keith Johnson on several songs. He uses my voice/voices in his version of the Gershwin classic But Not For Me here:

https://soundcloud.com/keith-johnson/but-not-for-me

And here, I sing backing vocals on his Helpless/March to the Scaffold:

https://soundcloud.com/keith-johnson/helplessmarch-to-the-scaffold

Please visit MySpace for a detailed biography and to hear some older work.

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NEWS/RECENT:

Richard Black played two of my piano pieces on 7 February 2015 at Schott Music's Recital Room, 48 Great Marlborough Street, London, including the first concert performance of When Autumn is Over.

Pianist Jonathan Powell played my piece 10.10.10 in New York (Spectrum) and Chicago (Columbia College) in November 2014.

Waka Hasegawa gave the London premiere and two other performances of 10.10.10 in the latter part of 2013.

Here is a recent article I wrote for the Institute of Composing Journal:

http://www.instituteofcomposing.org/journal/issue-5/compositions-and-carparks-situational-considerations/

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