Robert Laidlow is a composer and researcher based in the UK. Robert's music has been commissioned and performed across the globe and broadcast on television and radio.
2022 saw the premiere of Silicon for symphony orchestra and artificial intelligence, a 40-minute work written for the BBC Philharmonic. 2023 projects include Post-Singularity Songs for voice and electronics with Stephanie Lamprea, Content for saxophone and electronics with David Zucchi about the Internet and music for video game controllers.
Robert holds a Career Development Fellowship in Composition at Jesus College, Oxford University. From 2018-2022 he was the PRiSM Researcher in Artificial Intelligence in association with the BBC Philharmonic - a relationship that resulted in several new works exploring intelligent technology.
Photograph by Jonathan Slater
Silicon - BBC Philharmonic cond. Vimbayi Kaziboni
Post-Singularity Songs - Stephanie Lamprea (soprano), Alistair MacDonald (electronics)
Gravity - Echea Quartet