Matthew Shlomowitz is a composer of concert music and performance pieces. He has three ongoing projects: Popular Contexts, a series combining recordings of recognisable real world sound with instrumental music; Letter Pieces, which combine physical actions, music and text; and Lectures about Music, a series of lecture-pieces addressing ideas such as aesthetic judgement and emotional responses to music. He is Associate Professor in Composition at University of Southampton.
A founding member of Plus-Minus, Vicky Wright is also a member of the Danish ensemble Scenatet and has worked with the groups Lontano, Expose, Apartment House, Chroma and the Ruysdael Quartet. As a soloist she has performed at the Wigmore Hall, London; the Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York and was one of the ‘flying soloists’ in Birmingham Opera’s award winning production of Stockhausen’s Mittwoch aus Licht. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where she was awarded numerous prizes and at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam.
London based pianist and conductor Mark Knoop is known for his fearless performances and individual interpretations. He has commissioned and premiered countless new works and worked with many respected composers including Michael Finnissy, Joanna Bailie, Bryn Harrison, Johannes Kreidler, Matthew Shlomowitz, and Steven Kazuo Takasugi.