Peter Edwards

Peter is a composer, musicologist and lecturer based in Oslo. His music has been performed by Oslo Sinfonietta, Backbeat Percussion Ensemble, Lore Lixenberg, Decho Ensemble, Jane Chapman and others in the UK, Norway, and the USA, including performances on BBC Radio 3 and NRK, and at festivals including Ultima and NuMusic.

He is currently a post-doctoral research fellow and lecturer at the University of Oslo where he leads a project entitled ‘Style and Modernity’, funded by the Research Council of Norway. Peter has published in Music Analysis, Music & Letters and in edited collections on the music of Ligeti and topics that intersect aesthetics, music analysis, cultural studies, music history and critical musicology. His book on Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre is forthcoming with Routledge (2016). He is also a guitarist.

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