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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
London Sinfonietta

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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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  • £15, £8.50 for under 30s

    Venue: (view map)

    Kings Place
    90 York Way
    N1 9AG
    United Kingdom

    Box Office No:
    020 7520 1490