Peter Gregson is a cellist and composer “working at the forefront of the new music scene” (The New Yorker) Recently, he has premiered works by composers including Tod Machover, Daníel Bjarnason, Joby Talbot, Gabriel Prokofiev, Max Richter, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Steve Reich, Martin Suckling, Milton Mermikides, Howard Goodall, John Metcalfe, Scott Walker, and Sally Beamish; he also collaborates with many of the world’s leading technologists, including Microsoft Labs, UnitedVisualArtists, Reactify and the MIT Media Lab.
Peter developed and was commissioned to compose ‘The Listening Machine’, a data sonification of Twitter in collaboration with Daniel Jones and Britten Sinfonia for the BBC/Arts Council’s “The Space”, where it ran continuously between May-January 2013. He is currently scoring his first feature film, directed by Alan Rickman and starring Kate Winslet, Helen McCrory, Matthias Schoenaerts and Stanley Tucci.
Peter was the Artistic Advisor to the Innovation Forum at the New England Conservatory, Boston and is founder of the Google funded Electric Creative Colab, an incubator developing collaborations between the arts and technology. He is a Moog endorsed artist.