LSO St Luke's
Explorations: Session One
Part of Explorations: The Sound of Nonesuch Records
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
Gavin Friday vocals
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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Approx. end time 4.30pm
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