Poppy Ackroyd

Classical, Experimental, Electronic, Ambient United Kingdom www.poppyackroyd.com
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Past concerts

Poppy Ackroyd Berlin, Silent Green Kulturquartier 28/1/2020 19:00 Poppy Ackroyd
Music Infinity: Poppy Ackroyd + Taz Modi Praha 3 – Žižkov, Palac Akropolis 11/4/2019 20:00 Music Infinity: Poppy Ackroyd + Taz Modi
Hidden Orchestra + Poppy Ackroyd Poznań, Scena na Piętrze 3/12/2017 19:00 Hidden Orchestra + Poppy Ackroyd
Hidden Orchestra + support: Poppy Ackroyd Olomouc, Jazz Tibet Club 27/11/2017 20:00 Hidden Orchestra + support: Poppy Ackroyd
IMHHH: Tujiko Noriko + Poppy Ackroyd + Carlos Cipa Brno, PRAHA / Forum for Architecture and Media 22/10/2015 20:00 IMHHH: Tujiko Noriko + Poppy Ackroyd + Carlos Cipa
Poppy Ackroyd + Carlos Cipa Olomouc, Jazz Tibet Club 21/10/2015 20:00 Poppy Ackroyd + Carlos Cipa

Videos

Poppy Ackroyd  Luna (live)  Poppy Ackroyd – Luna (live) 6:19 34 ×
Poppy Ackroyd  Trains  Poppy Ackroyd – Trains 4:39 22 ×
Poppy Ackroyd  (live)  Poppy Ackroyd – (live) 32:41 11 ×
Poppy Ackroyd  Time / The Calm Before (live)  Poppy Ackroyd – Time / The Calm Before (live) 8:39 11 ×
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About Poppy Ackroyd

Poppy Ackroyd is a composer from London, currently based in Brighton. Classically trained on violin and piano, she makes music by manipulating and multi-tracking sounds from just these two instruments. Her debut album Escapement was released in December 2012 and a DVD – Escapement Visualised – featuring bespoke visuals by Lumen for each track on the album, was released in September 2014. Feathers, her second album, followed in November 2014, and builds on the concept behind her debut, with most of the sounds again coming from the violin and the piano, however this time the tracks also feature other keyboard and string instruments. In 2017 she signed to Bjork’s label One Little Indian and released a mini album Sketches in August. Sketches is an acoustic solo piano album comprising of 10 tracks. Six of these are reworkings of tracks from Escapement and Feathers, the other four are arrangements of new tracks from latest full album Resolve. Again largely piano and violin based, it features guest instrumentalists for the first time – Manu Delago on hang, Mike Lesirge on flute and clarinets and Jo Quail on cello. Poppy is a member of Joe Acheson’s live project Hidden Orchestra (Tru Thoughts Recordings) and has worked on numerous projects with other musicians, artists, filmmakers, animators, dancers and actors. Poppy Ackroyd gratefully acknowledges support from PRS for Music Foundation.

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