Born: March 24, 1964
Pete M. Wyer has been described as a “pioneering, transatlantic composer*” and is from a self-taught background. He started out as a guitarist touring and recording with numerous bands in the 1980’s and 90’s.
He has since been a guest composer with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2003) Opera North (2006) and with the Juilliard School, New York (2002/5/6).
He has produced many scores for concert performance, such as Chelsea-Chelsea for string quartet, two saxophones and reader, which was performed simultaneously at Jazz at Lincoln Centre, New York and the 606 Club, London, via internet link in 2005....
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“…not only truly original but fantastically entertaining…spellbinding and often hilarious…the beguiling mix of spoken word and opera, with live cello accompaniment is a real triumph. It shouldn't work, but it does. Brilliantly, too.” MetroLife
‘Mesmerising…” The Evening Standard
‘A story worthy of the Arabian nights” Time Out
'....the ‘one’, the Holy Grail, the great find of the whole season ....in the case of this year’s mainstream festival it is ‘Johnny’s Midnight Goggles’ by Pete M Wyer.....buy, steal, beg and queue to get a ticket to this show...