Michael Finnissy
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/960x540/p05tjf1v.jpg
1946-03-17
https://musicbrainz.org/artist/1596ceb5-0cb6-4b03-8d16-59015bcc6d96
Michael Finnissy

Michael Finnissy Biography (Wikipedia)

Michael Finnissy (born 17 March 1946) is an English composer and pianist.

Finnissy has taught at the Royal Academy of Music, the University of Sussex, and is Professor of composition at the University of Southampton and is Composer in Residence at St. John's College Cambridge

This entry is from Wikipedia, the user-contributed encyclopedia. It may not have been reviewed by professional editors and is licensed under an Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons License. If you find the biography content factually incorrect or highly offensive you can edit this article at Wikipedia. Find out more about our use of this data.

Michael Finnissy Performances & Interviews


Michael Finnissy Tracks

Sort by

George Gershwin
A Foggy Day in London Town
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqgyg.jpg
link
A Foggy Day in London Town
Michael Finnissy
History of photography in sound for piano (no.5; Alkan-Paganini)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
History of photography in sound for piano (no.5; Alkan-Paganini)
George Gershwin
A foggy day in London town
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqgyg.jpg
link
A foggy day in London town
Michael Finnissy
Piano Concerto No.2
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Piano Concerto No.2

Piano Concerto No.2

Performer
Joseph Havlat
Conductor
Jack Sheen
Ensemble
Ensemble x.y
An Assembly
Michael Finnissy
Christening
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Christening
Michael Finnissy
Gesualdo: Libro Sesto For Chorus
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Gesualdo: Libro Sesto For Chorus
Michael Finnissy
Descriptive Jottings of London
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Descriptive Jottings of London

Descriptive Jottings of London

Performer
Howard Skempton
James Weeks (director)
Choir
EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble
Last played on
Michael Finnissy
Telling
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Telling

Telling

Singer
Peter Hicks
Choir
St John's College Cambridge Choir
Michael Finnissy
John the Baptist
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
John the Baptist

John the Baptist

Performer
Joseph Wicks
Choir
St John's College Cambridge Choir
Michael Finnissy
Gesualdo Libro Sesto (opening extracts)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Gesualdo Libro Sesto (opening extracts)
Lucia Dunbar & Michael Finnissy
Middle C for piano (2003)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Middle C for piano (2003)

Middle C for piano (2003)

Composer
Lucia Dunbar
Michael Finnissy
Janne (Proms 2015)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p02y84pf.jpg
link
Janne (Proms 2015)
Michael Finnissy
Don't let this harvest pass
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Don't let this harvest pass
Cassandra Miller
Sinner, please
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05yrwhs.jpg
link
Sinner, please
Matthew Lee Knowles & Michael Finnissy
Five Squared
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Five Squared

Five Squared

Composer
Matthew Lee Knowles
Andrew Toovey
First Out
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
First Out
Michael Blake
iKos'tina
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
iKos'tina
Kyungjin Han & Michael Finnissy
Norae
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Norae

Norae

Composer
Kyungjin Han
Michael Finnissy
Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Piano Concerto No 3 in C minor, Op 37
Leo Grant & Michael Finnissy
Brahms with 20% Added Accidentals
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Brahms with 20% Added Accidentals
Geoff Hannan & Michael Finnissy
The Little Cloud
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
The Little Cloud

The Little Cloud

Composer
Geoff Hannan
Howard Skempton
Eirenicon 2
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p03jg26j.jpg
link
Eirenicon 2
Laurence Crane
Slow Folk Tune: Sheringham
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04psgp4.jpg
link
Slow Folk Tune: Sheringham
Chris Newman & Michael Finnissy
Nice Nights/Nette Nächte/Les Nuits gentille
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Nice Nights/Nette Nächte/Les Nuits gentille
Michael Finnissy
Plain Harmony 1 (for string quartet)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Plain Harmony 1 (for string quartet)
Judith Weir
The Story Behind the Song is Forgotten
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p02tvp4q.jpg
link
The Story Behind the Song is Forgotten
Finnissy & Michael Finnissy
Even Tenor
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Even Tenor

Even Tenor

Composer
Finnissy
Michael Finnissy
Beat Generation Ballads iii. Lonely Banna Strand
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Beat Generation Ballads iii. Lonely Banna Strand
George Gershwin
They Can't Take That Away From Me
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p01bqgyg.jpg
link
They Can't Take That Away From Me
Bernard George Stevens
Nocturne on a note-row by Ronald Stevenson, Op 51
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Nocturne on a note-row by Ronald Stevenson, Op 51
Bernard George Stevens
Aria
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Aria
Michael Finnissy
Above Earth's Shadow
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Above Earth's Shadow

Above Earth's Shadow

Performer
Oscar Perks
Ensemble
Perks Ensemble
Conductor
Mark Knoop
Michael Finnissy
Minuet
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Minuet
Michael Finnissy
Excerpt from new Song Cycle: Andersen Liederkreis: 'Der Himmel wölbt sich rein und blau' and 'Hjertes Melodier IV'
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Excerpt from new Song Cycle: Andersen Liederkreis: 'Der Himmel wölbt sich rein und blau' and 'Hjertes Melodier IV'
Laurence Crane
Birthday piece for Michael Finnissy
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p04psgp4.jpg
link
Birthday piece for Michael Finnissy
Michael Finnissy
Beat Generation Ballads
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Beat Generation Ballads

Beat Generation Ballads

Performer
Philip Thomas
Michael Finnissy
John the Baptist
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
John the Baptist

John the Baptist

Performer
The Choir of St John's College
Michael Finnissy
Janne
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Janne
Michael Finnissy
Dances from Polskie tance Ludowe
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Dances from Polskie tance Ludowe

Dances from Polskie tance Ludowe

Ensemble
Musicians from Birmingham Conservatoire
Last played on
Michael Finnissy
Two Motets
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Two Motets

Two Motets

Ensemble
Musicians from Birmingham Conservatoire
Last played on
Michael Finnissy
Judith Weir
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Judith Weir

Judith Weir

Ensemble
Musicians from Birmingham Conservatoire
Last played on
Michael Finnissy
Viitasaari
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Viitasaari

Viitasaari

Ensemble
Musicians from Birmingham Conservatoire
Last played on
Michael Finnissy
Janne (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Janne (BBC Commission, World Premiere)
Philip Thomas & Michael Finnissy
Beat Generation Ballads (world premiere)
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Beat Generation Ballads (world premiere)
Michael Finnissy
Before the Next Phase of Repression and Censorship
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Before the Next Phase of Repression and Censorship
Michael Finnissy
Kelir
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Kelir
Michael Finnissy
News of My Own
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
News of My Own
Michael Finnissy
Grooving Through Old Tombs
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Grooving Through Old Tombs

Grooving Through Old Tombs

Composer
Chris Newman
Michael Finnissy
Offshore
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Offshore
Michael Finnissy
Forget-me-not
https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/256x256/p05tjf1v.jpg
link
Forget-me-not
Load more tracks

Back to artist