Duncan MacLeod is a composer whose practice utilises both acoustic and electronic forces. His output encompasses concert music, sound installations, music for stage, interdisciplinary collaborations, and participatory arts. His work has been commissioned, commercially recorded, and broadcast internationally by various ensembles and soloists. These include the Arditti Quartet, Jane Chapman, Galvanize Ensemble, Juice vocal trio, London Sinfonietta, Musarc, Ensemble Okeanos, Orkest de Volharding, Piano Circus, and Quatuor Diotima. In addition, his work has been performed at various festivals such as Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Spitalfields Festival, Gaudeamus music week (NL), Sonorities, and Bang on a Can Marathon (NY) and prominent venues, namely The Muziekgebouw (NL), Walt Disney Centre (USA), Sadler’s Wells, Southbank Centre, Tate Modern, Kings Place, and Café OTO. Upcoming commissions include works for clarinettist Sarah Watts and a large-scale multichannel electro-acoustic work drawing upon the acoustic ecology of London’s markets in response to Orlando Gibbon’s The Cries of London. Duncan is Reader of music composition at the University of Nottingham and is co-artistic director of Nottingham Forum for Artistic Research (NottFAR).

Website: www.duncanmacleod.org