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International Women's Day: Open Ear

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents a concert of new music by women for International Women's Day. With Plus-Minus Ensemble in Bauckholt and Bailie, and Kaffe Matthews's electronica.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Open Ear, a concert of new music by women for International Women's Day, recorded in the round at St John-at-Hackney in London.

Part 1

Nicola LeFanu: A Birthday Card (UK premiere)
Arlene Sierra: Painted Bunting from Birds and Insects, Book 2
Xenia Pestova (piano)

Carola Bauckholt: Geräuschtöne
Plus-Minus Ensemble

Aisha Orazbayeva (violin) with Tim Etchells (spoken word): Seeping Through

Kaffe Matthews: In Locking
Kaffe Matthews (live electronics)

8.30 pm: Interval: Innocent Ear - a selection of new music chosen by tonight's concert artists

8.50 pm Part 2

Carola Bauckholt: Hirn & Ei
Plus-Minus Ensemble

Ailís Ní Ríain: Soberado (premiere)
Egidija Medeksaite: Chaandanee (premiere)
Xenia Pestova (toy piano)

Joanna Bailie: Artificial Environments
Plus-Minus Ensemble.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Nicola LeFanu

    A Birthday Card

    Performer: Xenia Pestova.
  • Arlene Sierra

    Painted Bunting from Insects and Birds, Book 2 (2015)

    Performer: Xenia Pestova.
  • Carola Bauckholt

    Gerauschtone

    Ensemble: Plus-Minus Ensemble.
  • Aisha Orazbayeva

    Seeping Through

    Performer: Aisha Orazbayeva (violin). Performer: Tim Etchells.
  • Kaffe Matthews

    In Locking (concert version)

    Performer: Kaffe Matthews. Performer: Craig McCleish. Ensemble: The Lock Shift Choir.
  • Carola Bauckholt

    Hirn & Ei

    Ensemble: Plus-Minus Ensemble.
  • Ailis Ni Riain

    Soberado

    Performer: Xenia Pestova.
  • Egidija Medeksaite

    Chaandaanee (version 2)

    Performer: Xenia Pestova.
  • Joanna Baillie

    Artificial Environments

    Ensemble: Plus-Minus Ensemble.

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