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Gabriel Prokofiev

Gabriel Prokofiev has received an Honorary Fellowship of Goldsmiths, University of London

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Year graduated 2017

Composer, producer, and DJ Gabriel Prokofiev studied composition at both Birmingham and York universities. He then produced Electro, Hip-hop, and Grime, before returning to classical composition and founding the Nonclassical record label and club-night in 2004.

Over the last decade he has built up a large body of works including seven concertos, with both his Concerto for Turntables (2011) and first Violin Concerto (2014) performed at the BBC Proms, and more recently his Saxophone Concerto (2016) and the symphonic fantasy When the City Rules (2016). He frequently collaborates with contemporary dance with recent performances at Sadlers Wells and the Royal Opera House.