James Oldham
composer performer
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James Oldham 

composer performer composer performer 











activity (2022/2023)


UPCOMING EVENTS

2023

17 February

[composition/performance]
New work at AMOK at Artefact Projects, Birmingham

16-17 March

[performance]
Performances of HOUSECONCERT with Object Collection at Cafe Oto, London

18 March

[composition/performance]
Performance of new Waste Paper Opera short work at Miss Ellaneous at The Yard Theatre, London 


More Waste Paper Opera and Object Collection dates TBA...





RECENT PAST EVENTS

2022

12 December

[performance/clown]
Live performance of Good Soup with Ensmeble Molière at NCEM, York

13 October

[performance] 
Video performance in Neil Luck’s Whatever Weighs You Down, peformed live at Cafe OTO, London

6 October

[screening/composition]
Online screening of Dead Cat Bounce on As We Leave The Window Open, Basel

29 September

[screening/composotion]
Open Rehearsal with Anat Ben-David and Sean Ashton. Sharing film of our recent collaborative work Backwater. At Somerset House, London

16 September

[performance/composition]
New solo bit at cabaret night Seen Any Monsters Lately? at Anzengruberin, Berlin

11 September

[Performance]
Neil Luck’s Whatever Weighs You Down at Guadeamus Musikweek, Utrecht

16 August

[performance/composition]
New solo bit at art-comedy night SEAMONSTERS - NEW CAR SMELL EDITION, London

29 July

[performance]
Good Soup with Ensemble Moliere at Sands Films, London

14 July

[performance/composition]
Dead Cat Bounce with Waste Paper Opera at Somerset House, London

3 July

[perfomance]
Clint solo set, alongside Lisa and the F.I.X. and Judy Brush at Fox and Firkin, London

19 June

[performance/talk/online]
Eratic Objects: a lecture-performance on musical interruptions at Music Since 1900 conference, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Birmingham

17-26 June

[performance]
Performances of Look Out Shithead, Episode 3 with Object Collection at La MaMa, New York

6 May

[installation/performance/composition]
Dead Cat Bounce installation with 8.2 surround sound at Open Lab, Matadero, Madrid




About

James Oldham is a composer and performer based in London. He is currently working on projects with Waste Paper Opera, Ensemble Moliere, Anat Ben-David and Object Collection. In addition, he performs experimental comedy on the European cabaret scene and is writing a PhD on comic timing in music at University of Southampton and Bath Spa. 
Booking

You can book James Oldham to perform, compose, direct, teach, or consult. 

Can also help with voice acting, music production, live sound, directing, outreach, clowning, devising, and filmmaking.