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04/09/2010

Ivan Hewett presents a rare chance to hear the music of Berlin-based British composer and singer Chris Newman, recorded at the Spitalfields Festival.

Ivan Hewett presents a rare chance to hear the unmistakable music of Berlin-based British composer and singer Chris Newman. Recorded at a concert at this summer's Spitalfields Festival, with pianist Michael Finnissy and the Kurbis Ensemble, directed by James Weeks, who curated the concert. With contributions from James Weeks and the composer himself.

Scenes From Old Age (world premiere)
Michael Finnissy (piano)

Abstract
Kurbis Ensemble, James weeks (director)

Four Students
Kurbis Ensemble

Format (world premiere)
Chris Newman (voice)
MichaelFinnissy (piano).

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sat 4 Sep 2010 22:30

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