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Leo Chadburn

Leo Chadburn

Performance Officer

(0) 20 7040 3457

Leo Chadburn is a composer and performer of experimental and electronic music, 'avant-pop' and music for the gallery. Recent works include The Indistinguishables (2014) for Quatour Bozzini, RED & BLUE (2015), a solo performance based on the Cold War correspondence between Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, and Freezywater (2016) for Apartment House, which won a BASCA British Composer Award.

His collaborative work includes projects with visual artists including Jennet Thomas (The Unspeakable Freedom Device, 2015) and Cerith Wyn Evans (Imagination Dead Imagine, 2013). His discography includes four solo albums besides remixes for Owen Pallett, Grizzly Bear and Seb Rochford. His music has been broadcast on BBC Radio 1, 3 and 6 Music and his writing has appeared in publications including the Wire, the Quietus and Frieze.

He is responsible for curating the public concert series and the Summer festival at City, besides administrating student performances throughout the academic year.