TURNING POINTS: ORGANISED SOUND
Music by Boulez, Feldman, Tansy Davies and more
Kings Place, London
The London Sinfonietta returns to its Turning Points series, presenting ideas so distinctive that they influenced the course of musical history.
This edition explores the 20th century: an era of extremely rapid change, both in wider society but also musically. The London Sinfonietta wanted to create new ways of writing as an artistic reaction to what they saw happening around them – two world wars, myriad technological advances, and a shrinking globe. This immersive concert experience will explore how in different ways they each explored new ground in this enthralling period of artistic and cultural history.
Edgard Varèse Density 21.5
Pierre Boulez Dérive 1
Morton Feldman The Viola in My Life 3
Luciano Berio O King
Tansy Davies grind show (unplugged)
Simone Ibbett-Brown mezzo-soprano
Michael Cox flute
Paul Silverthorne viola
Gerry Cornelius conductor
Sara Mohr-Pietsch presenter
Produced by the London Sinfonietta
The work of the London Sinfonietta is supported by the John Ellerman Foundation.
The London Sinfonietta is a member of ACE's National Portfolio of Organisations and is grateful for the ongoing support it receives
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