A Day with John Adams

Monday, 26.10.2015 10:00, David Josefowitz Recital Hall

The Academy is delighted to welcome seminal American composer John Adams for a day celebrating his music.

10.00am–12.00 noon
David Josefowitz Recital Hall
Music writer Paul Morley interviews John Adams. Introduced by the Academy’s Head of Composition, Philip Cashian.

Listen to Paul’s A Playlist Through Which the John Adams Flows on Spotify.

All tickets allocated for 10.00am discussions – returns only.


David Josefowitz Recital Hall
John Adams Road Movies; John’s Book of Alleged Dances (excerpts)
Stravinsky Three Pieces for Clarinet Solo; Tango; Piano-Rag-Music

All tickets allocated for 1.05pm performance – returns only.


Duke’s Hall
John Adams conductor
Thomas Ang and Joseph Havlat piano
Academy Symphonic Wind and Brass Ensemble
Academy vocalists

John Adams Grand Pianola Music

John Adams will be presented with Honorary Doctorate of the University of London, honoris causa, before joining Academy students in a performance of his Grand Pianola Music of 1982.

Free tickets available from the Academy’s Box Office, telephone 020 7873 7300 or in person, weekdays 10am–4pm.

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