Michael Nyman

Press Releases

  • Monday 23rd February 2009
    Man on Wire wins Oscar for Best Documentary

    Man on Wire, featuring music from a number of Michael Nyman’s most important soundtracks, won the Oscar for Best Documentary feature during at the 81st annual Academy Awards. The film, recently released on DVD, follows Philippe Petit’s incredible high wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center buildings in New York in 1974.


  • Monday 16th February 2009
    Films to write music to – Michael Nyman and motion trio Kinoteka collaboration

    The Kinoteka Film Festiwal are delighted to present a unique and exciting new musical collaboration between world renowned composer Michael Nyman and cutting-edge Polish accordion group Motion Trio performing at the Barbican on 8 April, as this year’s Kinoteka Closing Night Gala.


  • Thursday 15th January 2009
    Videofile by Michael Nyman

    Michael Nyman's first exhibition as a photographer and video artist presents his unique artistic vision in a new and unexpected light.


  • Monday 5th January 2009
    MGV Returns with a Re-release and a Revival by the Royal Ballet of the Dance Work

    MGV (Music a Grande Vitesse) - one of Michael Nyman's most vibrant and dramatic compositions - returns to the front-line in January with a re-packaged and remastered release of the work's original recording based upon it.


  • Tuesday 2nd December 2008
    Michael Nyman Is honoured with a CBE

    Michael Nyman one of Britain’s most innovative and celebrated composers was presented with a CBE by HRH The Queen, at Buckingham Palace today. Nyman’s guests at the ceremony were estranged wife, Aet Nyman and his two daughters, Molly and Martha.


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