Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada), 1952
Christopher Butterfield is a composer and occasional performer. Recent works include creating the sound installation for artist Sandra Meigs’ exhibition Room for Mystics at the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2017; Short Room, for two ondes Martenot, horn and strings (2018); and 1710 ½, for piano solo left-hand (2019). His complete settings of Jacques Prévert’s Contes pour enfants pas sages was premiered in Toronto in 2012, where he also sang Erik Satie’s Socrate the same year. His translation of three dada plays by Georges Ribemont-Dessaignes was published in 2015. Christopher Butterfield teaches in the School of Music at the University of Victoria, BC.
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