In The Composer's Mind, we meet the composers behind London Sinfonietta's rich programme of newly commissioned repertoire. Christian Mason's In The Midst of the Sonorous Islands received its world premiere in October 2016 as part of of Connect: The Audience as Artist, a Europe-wide project which saw two ground-breaking commissions incorporate the audience in their composition without any musical experience required. Glass bottles, baoding balls, tin foil, harmonicas and whispers were used to integrate the public. Hear what Christian had to say about meeting such a challenging brief.
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Published: 2 Nov 2020