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Amazon

Amazon by Alex Ho and Elayce Ismail

A trip to the Amazon takes an unexpected turn. Music, text and visuals combine in a poetic reflection on the world we live in. Alex Ho and Elayce Ismail have never met in person. Neither had used zoom before lockdown. They now know a lot about the inside of each other’s homes: where the best signal is, what’s hanging on the back of that door just in shot, how well the sound of a reversing truck in London carries to Cambridge… Out of this virtual meeting, and sharing of lives and ideas, came AMAZON. this digital work was shown as part of  ReAssemble Online.

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The Garden

Richard Ayres: No. 50 (The Garden)

A new film of Richard Ayres' humorous, quirky and yet deeply affecting work, edited by Martha Colburn, mixing footage of London Sinfonietta’s performance in April 2019 with her own characterful animations of the storyline. Inspired by Dante’s The Divine Comedy, Ayre’s music and text reflects upon, amongst other things, man’s impact on the planet.  

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Dai Fujikura: Longing From Afar

Longing From Afar by Dai Fujikura

This autumn, young musicians from Awards for Young Musicians,
Music Masters, 
and West of England Youth Orchestra came together
in an online workshop alongside London Sinfonietta musicians
and conductor Vimbayi Kaziboni to rehearse and record Dai Fujikura’s Longing from afar.

The piece was written in response to the pandemic to allow musicians
to perform together over Zoom, and was broadcast as part of ReAssemble Online.

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Run Time Error

Run Time Error by Simon Steen-Anderson

Run Time Error is a concept for a site-specific audio/visual performance
and/or installation by the Danish composer Simon Steen-Anderson. 

Filmed at our concert of Simon Steen-Anderson's works on 12 March 2014
at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre. 

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stonehenge

Stonehenge 360 

In October 2018, English Heritage and artist Jeremy Deller marked
100 years since Stonehenge was donated to the nation with a day
of celebrations at the ancient stones. 

As part of the celebrations, we gave the world premiere of a new
commission by composer Matt Rogers within Stonehenge’s hallowed
stone circle. Commissioned by English Heritage, the piece is a collaboration
between Jeremy Deller, Matt Rogers, and the London Sinfonietta.

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Published: 14 Nov 2020