Performance Videos

Gumboots - ACJW

Ensemble ACJW performs David Bruce`s "Gumboots" at Skidmore College`s Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall, on February 5, 2010.

The Eye of Night - The Myriad Trio

The Myriad Trio performs David Bruce's The Eye of Night at the Conrad Prebys Center at UCSD. The group features Julie Ann Smith on the Harp, Demarre McGill on the Flute, and Che-Yen Chen on the Viola. February 28, 2011

The Firework-Maker's Daughter - extracts

Extracts from The Firework-Maker's Daughter from a performance in New Victory Theatre, New York, with Metropolis Ensemble, Lila (soprano) Mary Bevan, Lalchand (baritone) Wyn Pencarreg, Rambashi (bass-baritone) Andrew Slater, Chulak (tenor) Amar Muchhala, Hamlet (countertenor) Jamie Laing, Metropolis Ensemble conducted by Andrew Cyr, Director John Fulljames, Design Dick Bird

Steampunk / Camerata Pacifica

Camerata Pacifica play David Bruce's Steampunk

The Consolation of Rain/ Camerata Pacifica

Camerata Pacifica play David Bruce's The Consolation of Rain

Cymbeline / Avi Avital & Dover Quartet

Dover Quartet & Avi Avital play David Bruce's Cymbeline

Nothing - short promo

Nothing is an opera by David Bruce and Glyn Maxwell based on the award-winning Danish book by Janne Teller. Co-commissioned by Glyndebourne and the Royal Opera House. Production by Glyndebourne, Feb 2016. Sian Edwards conductor, Bijan Sheibani director, Glyndebourne Youth Opera Chorus, Southbank Sinfonia, Youth Orchestra. Stuart Jackson as Pierre, Robyn Allegra Parton as Agnes, Marta Fontanals-Simmons as Ursula, James Hall as Johan, Tristan Hambleton as Karl

Steampunk / ACJW

Steampunk performed by Ensemble ACJW, The Green Space, New York

Groanbox 1

Groanbox by David Bruce, 1st movement, Metropolis Ensemble, Le Poisson Rouge, NYC

A Bird in Your Ear

World premiere of David Bruce`s A Bird in Your Ear. Text by Alasdair Middleton. Bard College Orchestra & Choir, conducted by James Bagwell, Yulia Van Doren soprano (Bird with Golden Plumage), Sungeun Lee tenor (Ivan), Yohan Yi Baritone (Merchant, Captain, King), Chanel Wood Soprano (Nightingale), Rie Miyake Soprano (Princess), Kristin Ezell Soprano, Melissa Wegner Soprano, and Tania Rodriguez Mezzo-Soprano (Narrators)

Two Dowland Laments - Fiona Campbell / ACO

Fiona Campbell sings Dowland`s "Flow my Tears" with Richard Tognetti and the Australian Chamber Orchestra. An arrangement by David Bruce

Feature Videos

Camerata Pacifica Interview

Interview with Camerata Pacifica director Adrian Spence

Fire 20x12 Interview

The Opera Group and Salisbury International Arts Festival have commissioned David Bruce to create `Fire`, an outdoor spectacle of visual and musical fireworks. The celebratory piece is for virtuoso female voice, a fire artist, a trio of horns and a community chorus recruited in each of the three Festivals to which it tours -- Salisbury, Brighton and Spitalfields (London).

Steampunk | Off Book | PBS

PBS Documentary featuring footage of steampunk

David Bruce and ACJW Interview

David Bruce and members of Ensemble ACJW prepare for a performance of Bruce`s "Gumboots."

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