Benedict Taylor Biography and Career
Benedict Taylor is a violist, violinist, and composer from the United Kingdom. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, awards and family of Benedict Taylor so read the article till the end.
In the British and European new music worlds, Taylor is a key figure in contemporary composition, modern string performance, and improvised music. New composition for live performance, film, theatre, contemporary dance, art installation, and electro-acoustic composition is at the heart of his work. Benedict Taylor primarily performs improvisation, new creation, and music from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.
Solo performance as a creative and inquisitive process is emphasized in his performance work. He started an ongoing commission series and his own label, Subverten, in 2013. (For Viola Solo). The first performances took place in autumn 2013 and are repeated several times a year.
Benedict Taylor has collaborated with clapTON Ensemble, re:sound, London Improvisers Orchestra, Berlin Improvisers Orchestra, Project Instrumental, Tokyo Improvisers Orchestra, Kammer Klang Players, Squib-Box, and many more. Regular Music II, ARCO, London Sinfonietta Collective.
Notable festival, venue and radio appearances
Jazz en Nord Festival France, Tete a Tete Opera Festival, Aldeburgh Festival, Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte – Montepulciano, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Fete de la Musique Berlin, Manchester International Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival, Cheltenham Festival, BBC Radio 3, Resonance FM, Radio Libertaire/Epsilonia are just a few of the notable festivals, venues, and radio appearances (Paris).
Royal Philharmonic Society – Sir John Barbirolli Award (solo viola)
Lynn Foundation Scholarship (solo viola)
Westmorland Music Society Grant (solo viola)
Crystal Bear, Berlinale 2014 (Killa)
International Jury Special Mention, Berlinale 2014 (Killa)
Transylvania Trophy (Best Film) TIFF (Ship of Theseus)
Jury Special Mention BFI London Film Festival (Ship of Theseus)
London Film Critics Circle selection: Centenary Celebration – 15 life changing films (Ship of Theseus)
Grand Jury Award – New York SAIFF (The Bright Day)
Short biography and wife of Benedict Taylor
His wife Radhika Apte is an Indian actress who was born on September 7, 1985. She primarily works in Hindi films, but she has also acted in Tamil, Marathi, Telugu, Bengali, and English films. She began her acting career in the theatre and made her film debut in the Hindi fantasy Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! (2005).
Apte has appeared in a number of mainstream films, including the commercially successful Tamil action picture Kabali (2016), the Hindi biographical film Pad Man (2018), the Hindi drama-thriller Baazaar (2018), and the Hindi black comedy Andhadhun (2018).
Apte appeared in three Netflix original series in 2018: the anthology film Lust Stories, the thriller series Sacred Games, and the horror miniseries Ghoul. For her work in the first of them, she was nominated for an International Emmy Award.
Short biography facts about Benedict Taylor
How did Radhika Apte meet Benedict?
Talking about her love story, it was in 2011 that Radhika met her now-husband Benedict in London, where she was learning contemporary dance. Having shared similar interests and hobbies, Radhika and Benedict hit it off instantly.
Who did Radhika Apte marry?
Radhika Apte is married to Benedict Taylor, a British composer, in 2012.
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