Euchar Gravina

Artistic Director

Performances:

About

Euchar Gravina is an artistic director, curator and composer from Malta based in London.

 

Recent commissions and projects include a set of three orchestral pieces with electronics and another set of miniatures for the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, a chamber orchestra work for Aldeburgh Festival, a touring opera for children for Teatru Malta (in collaboration with Three Palaces Festival), and a concerto for Teatru Manoel and the Valletta International Baroque Festival. Performances of his music have also been given by Christ Church Cathedral Choir (Oxford), Magnard Ensemble, Psappha Ensemble and GBSR Duo. Upcoming projects include a work for violin and orchestra, a string quartet and a work for chamber orchestra. The recipient of the special jury prize at the APS National Composition Competition (2015), Euchar was the composer-in-residence with the young ensembles at Sage Gateshead (2017/18). He is currently a Britten Pears Young Artist, ahead of performances at Aldeburgh Festival 2021/2. His choral work ‘Soneto XIII’, in memory of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, has received multiple performances in the UK and his score to the documentary ‘Children of the Underground’ has travelled between museums in Malta and the Netherlands.

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Euchar is Artistic Director at Waterloo Festival, an annual festival in the heart of London bringing together artists, musicians and the local neighbourhood, as well as Artistic Director at St John’s Waterloo.

 

When not composing, Euchar directs community choirs in Waterloo and Southwark and teaches piano. He also sings tenor with the London Symphony Chorus.

Website: euchargravina.com

 

Contact:

artisticdirector@stjohnswaterloo.org