Video & Audio


Readings from Storysongs:

Readings on Poetic Voices

Listen to them on the Poetic Voices site

Queen’s English Society

Robert Desnos reading at Institut Français October 2017

Timothy Adès reads from his translation of Robert Desnos, ‘Surrealist, Lover, Resistant’, at the Institut Français, London, 18 October 2017. With Dame Marina Warner and chanteuse Sonia Masson.

Collège Français Bilingue de Londres

Children at Collège Français Bilingue de Londres receive a surprise present soon after my visit:

Robert Desnos, ‘Surrealist, Lover, Resistant’

Timothy Adès reads from his translation of Robert Desnos, ‘Surrealist, Lover, Resistant’

Florentino and the Devil

Agenda’s Opera issue on radio

Resonance FM Podcasts

The Opera Hour – series 4/episode 10

Opera singer Richard Scott explores opera through the prism of various themes. Opera and Poetry. On today’s show Richard talks to Patricia McCarthy, the editor of Agenda, the poetry magazine founded in 1959 and hears poems from contributors Eva Salzman, Timothy Ades and Sorana Santos.

Originally broadcast on 13th March 2014 (listen to the complete show here)

Here is an edited version with my interview:

Rhyme & Rhythm, Poety & Music

Timothy Adès at Rhyme and Rhythm, Poety and Music (Hugo, Brecht, Desnos, Reyes, Cassou, Huth) September 2016.

Victor Hugo’s Storm at Sea

One of my awards is for Victor Hugo; one of my books is his last book of poems, How to be a Grandfather. A great poet and a great human being. I can find no other English version of this poem.

CD Set – Isabelle Aboulker

These witty songs composed by Isabelle Aboulker are sung by Julia Kogan. Find out more on the CD Set page

Ricarda Huch

Timothy Adès reads the poems of Ricarda Huch (seeking a publisher)

Alfonso Reyes

Miracle of Mexico: the poetry of Alfonso Reyes translated by Timothy Ades

Inter Pares – Loving by Will

My book, Loving by Will, features at 11 minutes:

Rafael Cadenas translated by Rowena Hill

Xu Zhimo Festival 2021

See the Ecopoem for the Xu Zhimo Festival

This Royal Throne of Kings

Poem about Enfield

Timothy Adès’ 80th Birthday poetry reading

Complex by Alfonso Reyes

Silencio by Alfonso Reyes

Jean Cassou: Three Poems

Poetry Bath