BIOGRAPHY

Matt Rogers is a British composer who has written for and with a host of leading instrumentalists,
ensembles and technologists, creating music and installations for concert halls, theatres and
galleries.


He studied for his Masters Degree with Gordon McPherson at the Royal Scottish Academy of
Music and Drama (now the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), graduating in 2001, and continued
his education with Oliver Knussen and Magnus Lindberg at the Britten-Pears School for Advanced
Musical Study.


Matt has received the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Award for Composers and has been Artist in
Residence at the Southbank Centre and Tokyo Wonder Site. He was also the first composer to be
commissioned by Art on the Underground.


Other commissions include The Virtues of Things for Royal Opera, Aldeburgh Music and Opera
North, and La Celestina, an opera installation for Opera Erratica commissioned by the New York
Metropolitan Museum of Art.