Robin Haigh is a composer from the UK whose music has been described as “quirky, playful, bold and original…with a highly distinctive musical language and sound” (Ivors Composer Awards), “remarkably discombobulating” (Seen and Heard International), “frenetic” (The Times), “distinctive” (Musical Opinion), “vibrant, witty” (Chicago Classical Review), “irreverent” (Chicago Theatre Review), and “completely refreshing” (British Composer Awards). Since winning a British Composer Award in 2017 aged 24, Robin has been commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Royal Philharmonic Society, Sage Gateshead, Ligeti Quartet, and The Hermes Experiment. He went on to win an Ivor Novello Award in 2020.
Image Credit: William Marsey 2020.
In March 2021 Robin was selected for the ISCM British Section’s shortlist of composers submitted to the ISCM World New Music Days Festival in Shanghai and Nanning. Find out more here.