LSO St Luke's

Explorations: Session One

Part of Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records

Sat 17 May 2014 1pm - Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

Overview

Kronos Quartet

Kronos Quartet

Three pioneering ensembles invite you to a feast of minimalist classics and new chamber music.

JOHN ADAMS Shaker Loops
PHILIP GLASS Company
FREDERIC RZEWSKI Coming Together
STEVE REICH Different Trains
more to be announced

Kronos Quartet
Crash Ensemble
Gavin Friday vocals
NOW Ensemble

Kronos Quartet performs Steve Reich’s piece for string quartet and tape Different Trains (1988), while New Amsterdam Records-signed chamber group NOW Ensemble introduces music by young, post-minimalist American composers.

Ireland’s leading contemporary ensemble, Crash Ensemble presents Philip Glass’s Beckett-inspired Company (1984) and Rzewski’s minimalist masterpiece Coming Together – featuring Gavin Friday, former frontman of seminal post-punk band Virgin Prunes.

Part of the Barbican's weekend series Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records 


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