ON SLEEPING AND DROWNING: Exhibition at Paris Gallerie du Filles Calvaire
Benyounes perform Deirdre Gribbin's 'Somewhere I have never travelled' as a backdrop to the film installation 'FULMINE' featuring dancer Sophia Wang.
HEARING YOUR GENES EVOLVE
Composer Deirdre Gribbin and geneticist Dr Sarah Teichmann’s year-long collaboration at the MRC Laboratory for Molecular Biology in Cambridge resulted in the creation of a string quartet, Hearing Your Genes Evolve.
The Benyounes Quartet perform the work alongside a presentation as part of the NI Science Festival
GenoME APP Launch
University College London launches a new app 'GenoME' through the Personal Genome Project: UK. The app features a unique interpretation of the genetic code as music, by composer Deirdre Gribbin and performed by the Benyounes Quartet.
Benyounes Quartet perform at Ireland's leading Folk and World Music Festival alongside Lauren O’Neill (harp), Peter McKenna (uilleann pipes) and Ciaran Hanna (concertina).
Benyounes Quartet and award winning jazz quartet 'Empirical' collaborate and record 'Tabula Rasa' for Naim Records
EQUATOR WOMEN OF THE WORlLD
Benyounes present a striking programme at the Equator WOM Festival at Kings Place, featuring two defining string quartets of the early 20th century by neglected woman composers who were distinctive musical voices of their time.
Czech composer Viteslava Kapralova conducted at the BBC Proms before her untimely death at age 25 in 1940.
French composer Germain Tailleferre, the only female member of Les Six, who was greatly influenced by her friend and mentor Ravel.
SHOBANA JEYASINGH DANCE
UK tour of 'Configurations' with multi award winning dance company and choreographer performing Michael Nyman's String Quartet
BRITTEN PEACE AND CONFLICT
feature in the film ‘Benjamin Britten- Peace and Conflict’ where we performed an extract from the magnificent Passacaglia from Britten’s String Quartet no.2.
Written, produced and directed by Tony Britten, Capriol Films drama documentary for cinema explores the pacifism that was such a powerful influence on composer Benjamin Britten’s life and work.