‘A Crowd of Twisted Things’: New Works for Ensemble and Voice free

Friday, 02.02.2018 19:00, New Recital Hall

Tickets: Free, no tickets required

Isabella Gellis La lune ne garde aucune rancune
Thomas Gibbs Cantato
Mitchell Keely Les images des espaces louangés
Zhenyan Li 34
Philip Raskovic Restoring Sleep
Joshua Hickin think of
David Rose Lastingham Crypt
Kristupas Bubnelis Lieder

A programme of new works for solo voice with mixed ensemble. This concert showcases a variety of approaches to songwriting from the Academy’s third-year undergraduate composers, with settings of texts varied in theme, content and language, with instrumental forces ranging from a single player to large ensemble with live electronics.

Initiated by composition student Isabella Gellis, many of the varied instrumentations and poetic and literary themes relate to her piece, La lune ne garde aucune rancune, which is a setting of TS Eliot’s Rhapsody on a Windy Night, from which the event’s title is quoted.

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