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About Nigel Osborne,

Nigel Osborne, composer and pioneer in the use of music in therapy and rehabilitation for victims of conflict, has been Reid Professor and co-director of the Institute for Music in Human and Social Development at the University of Edinburgh, advisor to the charity War Child, and a consultant for programmes in the Balkans, Caucasus, Africa and the Middle East. He has composed extensively for the theatre, with operas and music theatre works for Glyndebourne, English National Opera, the Shakespeare Globe, BBC Radio 3. His compositions include the opera, The Electrification of the Soviet Union, Remembering Esenin and a concerto for flute and chamber orchestra, I am Goya.

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