a few words about john bonnar
TAKEN FROM THE DCD SPIRITCHASER-TOUR-PROGRAMM 1996
John studied composition and conducting at the University of Wales. Johns relationship with Lisa and Brendan of Dead Can Dance began when he invited them to be involved in an orchestral-based work structure called "Echoes of the Cross" which John founded in 1987. During this time, he worked with both Roger and Brian Eno, Michael Brook and John foxx. John worked together with Lisa for four months arranging for orchestra the orchestral works for "The Mirror Pool". John also conducted the live orchestral recordings of these works. John is a composer in his own right, having written numerous works for orchestra, voices and chamber groups.