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New Year New Music: London Contemporary Orchestra

A New Year New Music concert with London Contemporary Orchestra and music by Jonny Greenwood, Caroline Haines and Laurence Crane; plus sets by Leafcutter John and Jennifer Walshe.

A New Year New Music concert featuring some of the most interesting developments in contemporary music.
The London Contemporary Orchestra offers a snapshot of where things are at in 2016, playing pieces by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, Catherine Lamb, Laurence Crane, Caroline Haines and Edmund Finnis.
Plus, solo performances from electronic artist Leafcutter John, composer/performer Jennifer Walshe, and soprano Juliet Fraser with pianist Mark Knoop.
Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch, live from St John-at-Hackney in East London.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jennifer Walshe

    Solo 1: COMMENT ON DIRT & RAVINGS

    Performer: Jennifer Walshe.
  • Chaines

    I Found This

    Performer: Oliver Coates (cello).
  • Matthew SHOLOMOWITZ

    'Woman waits, seething, blooming'.(from Songs about words and about the pleasure of misery)

    Performer: Juliet Fraser. Performer: Mark Knoop.
  • Catherine Lamb

    Tone/Noise

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Hugh Brunt.
  • Leafcutter John

    Sines

    Performer: Leafcutter John (table-top electronics).
  • Laurence Crane

    Holt Quartet

    Ensemble: Members of London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Hugh Brunt.
  • Jonny Greenwood

    Detuned

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Hugh Brunt.
  • Michael Finnissy

    Excerpt from new Song Cycle: Andersen Liederkreis: 'Der Himmel w├Âlbt sich rein und blau' and 'Hjertes Melodier IV'

    Performer: Juliet Fraser (soprano). Performer: Mark Knoop (piano).
  • Leafcutter John

    Gulps

    Performer: Leafcutter John (table-top electronics).
  • Jennifer Walshe

    16 Haiku

    Performer: Jennifer Walshe (vocals).
  • Edmund Finnis

    Shades Lengthen

    Performer: Galya Bisengalieva (violin). Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra.
  • Daniel Penney

    Expansions

    Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.

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