John Fallas was born in Oldham, near Manchester, in 1979. He writes widely on 20th- and 21st-century music, ranging from in-depth journal articles to short composer/event profiles for magazines and orchestra newsletters. He has authored programme notes for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, the Hallι, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta, and CD booklet notes for NMC, Delphian, harmonia mundi, Brilliant Classics, Newton Classics, Aeon and Wigmore Hall Live.
He was booklet editor for Delphian Records from 2008 to 2010 and again from spring 2012, and has extensive experience of writing or reworking composer and performer biographies to meet different publication needs (concert programmes, websites, etc.).
He is also a freelance editor of writing on both musical and non-musical subjects. Please feel free to get in touch by email for more information about this activity.
Please email jfallas @ worldisnow . co . uk [omit spaces] to enquire about the possibility of commissioning writing or editorial work.
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