A professional composer, bassist and educator based in Cheltenham, Perry has a passion for the written word and has
worked collaboratively with many poets to lift the poetry from the page
into song settings, and to create soundtracks for spoken word.
Mystery Play Quartet, Matthew F Morris, Helen Terry, Ben Lewis and Sam Gerard.
Worcester Chamber Choir at rehearsal for Mystery Plays, April 2013.
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The Brick's Lament (2012) - Words by Rachel Murray. Spoken word, violin and 'cello.
The Name (2008) Sung here by Evelyne Beech Words by Anna Saunders. Soprano solo
(2005) Eternity Ring Words by Sara-Jane Arbury. Voice and mixed ensemble.
(2008) An Interrogation of prayer A poem for 3 readers. Words by Anna Saunders.
World Premier, 29 July 2008 at
Meantime Arts Space in Cheltenham. Sound design with voices; Dawn
Stanley, Evelyne Beech and Benedict Perkins.
(2009) Door Poems (Numbers 1 - 6)
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Words by Steve Dalachinsky
Soprano and church organ. Evelyne Beech-soprano, John
(2005) Mr Wolf
Words by Merry Fortune for mixed ensemble
Poet Steve Dalachinsky and
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(2009) Insomnia Poems
Insomnia Poems, commissioned by BBC Radio 3, broadcast March, 2009 and in December, 2009, as part of Radio 3's 'Best of Jazz on 3, 2009'
Pete Wyer/Steve Dalachinsky, broadcast on Jazz on 3, 23 March 2009. The ensemble included, Pete Wyer, Steve Dalachinsky, Evelyne Beech, Chris Cundy, Robert Perry and Mike Cross. '
One of the most extraordinary sessions we have ever had ' Jez Nelson of the one hour Insomnia Poems for Jazz on 3, BBC Radio 3, March 2009 (performed as a live set at Pinewood studios).
Pete Wyer An immersive, labyrinthine fable combining theatre, video, sound design, operatic/folk singing and a virtuoso band of Cremenvillians.
The ensemble included, Pete Wyer - guitar, David Le Page - violin, Graham Instrall - percussion, Elizabeth Frankiln-Kitchen - soprano and Robert Perry on bass
Insomnia poems cast