News 64

News 64

Interview Why did you make this record? Julia and I had worked together on a project, we had three pieces of music recorded which we didn’t think would ever be released, we really liked what we had done and thought it would be a shame just to leave it. So...
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News 63

News 63

St Leonards or Shoreditch Church as its more fondly known has been my favourite place to play over the last few years. I performed there with Jo Quail and then we premiered Requiem in 2012 followed by Adam Donen’s album launch. Now it will be our pleasure to launch Love...
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News 62

News 62

Love and Other Tragedies I think it was in 2010 when I was starting work on the Quieter Trees project that I went to the Tate Britain gallery in London to photograph the painting. I met my friend Klarita who always produces my live shows and she was interested to...
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NEWS 61

One of my greatest loves outside of music is Ferrari. I have been a fan of their cars since I was 15… Recently I was lucky enough to be given a guided tour of the Museum in Maranello by Chris Vlahos one of the directors. In passing I offered to write some music if they...
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NEWS 60

NEWS 60

Well its been a long time coming but worth the wait…. The Cure, Latin America! YES!! This April starting in Rio on April 4th and ending on Roberts birthday in Mexico City. The last time The Cure toured South America was in 1987 just before I joined for the first time and of course we...
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News 59

News 59

In early December I spent a week in Moscow with my producer Tatiana Tokareva working on the foundations for a new project. I am writing the music for a new ballet! Unfortunately until all the details are complete I can’t really say anymore but I wanted to share some photos from the trip taken by...
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News 58

News 58

After the success of the Requiem Adam and I decided to collaborate on a much bigger project. On Requiem we both wrote two movements and combined for the fifth which we both decided was the most satisfying. On our next project we decided to work in the same way combining our work but we needed...
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News 57

News 57

Love and Other Tragedies I have been working on this project for some time now with my friend the cellist Julia Kent. We had scheduled for a February this year release but due to both our schedules being so complicated we have been forced to put it on indefinite hold. The artwork which you can...
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News 56

News 56

A live DVD of Roger O'Donnell and Adam Donen's Requiem—filmed at Shoreditch Church on April 2nd, 2012—is now available for pre-order.
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News 55

When we first talked about playing the festivals this summer I decided I wanted to completely overhaul my keyboard set up. It had remained pretty much the same since 1996 and a lot of the components were old and out of date. So I started totally from the beginning and built a whole new...
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News 54

News 54

Talk of a Requiem… not to be repeated performance Monday, April 2nd 2012, 7PM St Leonard’s Church, Shoreditch, London → pre order tickets
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News 53

I have spoken about collaboration before but I think this is my first true attempt…. I first saw/heard Adam Donen at the launch of his last album Vampires, I was invited by Klarita Pandolfi who has promoted shows for us both. I had no idea what to expect as I hadn’t listened to Adam before...
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News 52

I will be taking part in this years Analog to Digital Music event in Exeter, Devon. I will be on the industry panel and also performing and demonstrating my live Moog set up. Should be a great day with lots of excellent guests…
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News 51

News 51

I will be performing live this Summer with The Cure! We will be playing around 20 of the European Summer Festivals and I am really looking forward to these shows. Last September we played as a four piece on the Isle of Wight at Bestival and it was a fantastic show, you can relive the...
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News 50

News 50

Those of you that have followed me for a while will know that the closing song on my 2008 album “Songs From The Silver Box,” “Musique Pour Irakli” was written for a fashion designer friend of mine called Irakli. In fact the song inspired the whole album and I have always been grateful to Irakli...
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