Aaron Holloway Nahum

Composer : Conductor : Teacher : Musician


Works by Aaron Holloway-Nahum (b. 1983) have been commissioned and performed across the world by ensembles such as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, HOCKET, the London Sinfonietta, Third Coast Percussion, Ensemble Chartreuse, duo Harperc and the Atea Wind Quintet. Aaron held the Elliott Carter fellowship at the 2015 Tanglewood Music Center, the 2014 Polonsky Fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival, and spent 5 weeks living and working in the home of Aaron Copland as a 2014 Copland House Residency Award Winner. Aaron’s music has been further premiered at numerous international festivals including the Aldeburgh Music Festival, Mass MOCA Bang on a Can, Cheltenham, Carlsbad, Etchings, highSCORE, Dartington and Bowdoin Music Festivals. 

Aaron is one of two composers on the 2018/19 Peter Eötvös Foundation mentoring programme.

Aaron is a founding member, principal conductor and the Artistic Director of The Riot Ensemble. He works regularly as a recording and editing engineer, and as a managing director of Coviello Music Productions has recorded and produced ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, Ensemble Recherche and Ensemble Intercontemporain. Aaron’s writings about music regularly appear in blogs such as I Care if You Listen and New Music Box, and in journals such as Tempo.

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News and Performances

Eötvös Mentorship 2018/2019

I am extremely honoured and excited to have been named as one of two composers on the 2018-19 Mentorship Programme run through the Peter Eötvös Foundation. Over the next two years I will write four …
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