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Time Machine

Friday 23 February 2024 - Sunday 25 February 2024

How will the guitar sound in the future? Join us to find out as we combine Sean Shibe’s innovative & award-winning electric and acoustic guitar skills with recorded sounds & film projection.

Expect a cool & eclectic mix of music from composers living and working in the UK and USA including the World Premiere of a new guitar concerto by Welsh composer David John Roche, co-commissioned with Britten Sinfonia.

Digital programme

Time Machine with Sean Shibe is supported by PRS Foundation’s The Open Fund for Organisations.


  1. Steve Reich Duet (1993)
  2. Laura Snowden Into the Light (2021)
  3. Julia Wolfe Reeling (2012)
  4. Pamela Z Ethel Dreams of Temporal Disturbances (2005)
  5. Judd Greenstein Change (2011), written to accompany Plan of the City (2011), created and directed by Joshua Frankel
  6. Freya Waley-Cohen Amulet for Guitar (2021)
  7. Philip Glass Selections from "The Truman Show (1998)"
  8. Jonny Greenwood Themes from "There Will Be Blood (2007)"
  9. David John Roche Chorus in Alto (World Premiere)

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