Rob Bentall



20 Years of SARC - Concert

Twenty years ago composer Karlheinz Stockhausen officially opened the SARC building on the occasion of being awarded a honorary doctorate from Queen’s University Belfast. Stockhausen’s ideas on immersive sound were key influences for the design of the Sonic Lab, the... View event

Úna Monaghan

Early Music Concert

Programme: Ensemble Mosatrïc perform ‘Resonance of Renaissance’ Resonant Bodies features Zebedee Budworth on hammered dulcimer + electronics and Rob Bentall on nyckelharpa + electronics ‘The Era of Elegance’ with mezzo-soprano Sharon Carty and Bridget Cunningham on harpsichord Ed Williams and... View event

Resonant Bodies


Rob Bentall is a composer-performer, sound designer and academic. His musical approach hybridises ambient, traditional music, electroacoustics, and free-improvisation. He often works with the Swedish nyckelharpa, his primary instrument. He has held artist residencies at international centres including CMMAS Mexico and EMS Sweden, and been supported by national new music agency Sound and Music. He has written soundtracks for companies including Knaïve Theatre, Northern Broadsides, Mafwa Theatre and Impermanence. Rob was a finalist for the Franz Liszt Composition Prize in Weimar, Germany, and the Oxford/Sennheiser Electronic Music Prize. Rob is Associate Professor at Leeds Conservatoire.

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