Howard Moody

Howard Moody (Co-creator and performing artist) Howard Moody has
been described as a musical polymath. He works with arts organisations
around the world as a composer, conductor and keyboard player,
delivering transformational musical experiences. He has written six operas,
commissioned and produced by La Monnaie, Glyndebourne, Festival
d’Aix-en-Provence, Opéra national du Rhin, orchestral and chamber pieces
for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, twelve symphonic works for the
London Symphony Orchestra and numerous instrumental, vocal and
choral pieces. He is the artistic director of La Folia – a production company
that creates large-scale arts projects. As a keyboard player, Howard crosses
the worlds of classical and improvised music on piano, harpsichord and
organ, recording for ECM, Chandos, Guild, SDG and the BBC. He is a
principal keyboard player of the Orchestra of St Johns and English Baroque
Soloists. As an improviser, he has worked extensively with saxophonist John
Surman with whom he has played in many of the major international jazz

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