Glen Capra

Although Canadian British by birth, Glen first studied piano at the West Sjaelland music school in Denmark. Between 1988 and 1993 he gained both BA (hons) and MA degrees from the university of Sussex, then specialized in performance at the Guildhall School of Music, graduating with a diploma. In 1994 he obtained a Licentiate diploma from Trinity College.

Glen has performed as recitalist, chamber musician and soloist with orchestra at many of Britain’s arts festivals, recital series and music societies.
Glen works extensively in contemporary music, being a member of Tacet, ensemble in residence at the University of Sussex. He also works as repetiteur and accompanist, and recently toured the Czech Republic with the Brighton Festival Youth Choir.

Broadcast performances have included BBC radio 3, Classic FM, Southern Counties Radio and ORF.

Glen has been the recipient of the Stockhausen International Composition Prize, the Mitchell City of London Award, and shortlisted by the Cardew Prize and the SPNM. He has been involved in commissioning or premiering works by composers as diverse as John Alexander, Martin Butler, Norman Cook, Stuart Copeland, Michael Finnissy, John Paul Jones, Alison Kay, John Mayer, Matthew Pollard and Peter Wiegold.

Glen also works as an examiner and adjudicator.

Sendungen im ORF KUNSTRADIO:
23. 04. 2006  „Breaking Points“ with Timothy Didymus