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Clive Whitburn



15 June 2024

Premiere of The Art of Now for 6 guitars by The Brighton Guitar Group, St Lukes. Prestonville, Brighton

22 May-9 June 2024

"Watson The Final Problem" at 59E59 Theatre as part of the prestigious Brits Off Broadway Festival, New York

May 2024

"Watson: The Final Problem" continues touring world-wide

6 December 2023

Drawn to Music, Artists in Cahoots.  Blue Monkey Network show 4 short films, each featuring  Clive's music, at The Towner Art Gallery Cinema  in Eastbourne. Towner is currently hosting the Turner Prize.

18 November 2023

Premiere by Brass Fusion of "And Some Breath Peace and Calm" for brass Quintet, All Saints Church Hove, 7.30 p.m.


Spring/Summer 2023

Following its successful tour of Australia earlier in the year, "Watson The Final Problem"  is back touring Theatres across the UK and will again feature at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2023

Following its premiere in November 2022, The Leto Ensemble gave the second performance of  "To Roll or Revolve" for flute, Clarinet and Piano in Brighton


June 2023

Wordless Lullaby for Mezzo and Piano released by Megan Ihnen on her album "Sleep Songs Vol 2" (USA)

Spring / Summer 2022

Exploring film collaboration with Richard  Jackson, Plume Films

Incidental Music for  Animated video, "The Gift" with Steph Grainger and Ray Burnside

Developing video of "Music for Rooftops" with Cliff Crawford

"Watson The Final Problem" touring Theatres throughout UK and in Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August 2022

20 May 2022

Premiere of "Remember Me" for Mezzo Soprano, Harp and Symphony Orchestra at the International Composers Festival at the De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill


28 August 2021

Long awaited Premiere of  "Music For Rooftops" by Onyx Brass, On the Terrace & Balconies  of Devonshire Park's Welcome Building and the roof of Congress Theatre, Eastbourne.  This event has been made possible by funding received from Arts Council England


24 July 2021

Premiere of " Conversation for Two (At Crowlink and Flagstaff Brow). for two harps, by Alex Rider and Fiona Hosforth. Towner Gallery Eastbourne


30 May 2021

Premiere of Three Songs from Shalespeare by Living Songs, Jessica Summers, Soprano, and Jelena Makarova, Brighton Unitarian Church, BN1 1UF


February 2021 The open air production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream", with Clive's music commissioned by Theatre Director Andrew Hollett planned for June 2020 & then June 2021 is now expected to be performed in 2023 at Thorn House and Garden, Wembury, Plymouth


12th December 2020

First live performance of  "Watson, The Final Problem" by Tim Marriot & Bert Coles. Smokescreen Productions at The Grove Theatre Eastbourne


November 2020

Finished composing "Stopping in Woods on a Snowy Evening" for A Cappella Choir SATB


June / July 2020

Wrote & recorded Signature tune and incidental music for Smokescreen Productions play "Watson, The Final Problem" by Tim Marriott and Bert Coules


May 2020

Release of "In the Time of Pandemic" video with virtual choir and artwork. Collaboration with writer Kitty O'Meara (USA) and artists Stephanie Grainger and Ray Burnside, wit The New Network Singers Virtual Choir


31st May 2020

Jessica Summers (soprano) performance & UK premieres of "Two Somgs from Shakespeare" at Brighton Unitian Church was postponed due to COVID19


18th March 2020

Clive 's talk about his work at "The Bavard Bar" at The Kino Theatre, St Leonard's Hastings is postponed due to COVID19


3 - 21 March 2020

Cliff Crawford's Virtual Eye (Virtual Reality portraits of 4 artists with music by Clive, Devonshire Collective, DC1 Cafe and Gallery, Eastbourne

November / December 2019

Performance of "Who is My Neighbour?" by Voces Inauditae at Morningside United Church, Edinburgh.

WITH MEMORIES, composers network concert at The Birley Centre, Eastbourne.  

Modulus String Quartet, Alex Rider Harp,  The New Network Singers. Concert raised £500 for dementia charity "Memory Lane Eastbourne",

November 2018

"Fast Ride on a Short Machine" for Violin, bass clarinet & Marimba performed by F Plus  at Cincinatti Conservatory, Uhio, USA Premiere.

The version for Cello, bass clarinet and Marimba of "Fast Ride..."was previously premiered by The Riot Ensemble in Brighton in 2017.

One of "Two Songs From Shakespeare" for baritone & piano performed on Australian radio bt baritone Alex Roose.

September 2018

Release of "Lumen de Lumine" by Lumen Choir (includes "Who Is My Neighbour" on Convivium Records, Spotify & Itunes

23 August 2018

Premiere of "Who is My Neighbour", by Lumen Choir, London.

9th and 23rd June 2018

Premiere and second performance of "Pax, Amor, Caritas" (A Cappella) by Concentus Choir in Seaford and Eastbourne, Sussex UK.



23rd Februaruy 2019

WITHOUT BORDERS  - Composers Network Concert. at The Birley Centre, Eastbourne.

Modulus String Quartet and The New Network Singers, The Herald: "breath taking and wonderful" raised £1720 for the charity Migrant Help.

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