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An Assembly

Tom McKinney presents a concert of new music by new ensemble An Assembly directed by Jack Sheen. Plus 70 flutes and 70 saxophones wishing Salvatore Sciarrino a happy 70th birthday.

Tom McKinney presents a concert of new music from City, University of London with composer Jack Sheen directing his new ensemble An Assembly. All of the music is written by composers in their twenties - Laurie Tompkins, Maya Verlaak, Oliver Leith, Paul McGuire, Eleanor Cully and Louis D'Heudieres - showcasing the huge range of composition in the UK today. Plus 70 flutes and 70 saxophones wish Salvatore Sciarrino a happy 70th birthday, with a little bit of help from a countertenor, in his amazing Studi per l'intonazione del mare. You'll never have heard anything like it before!

Full programme:

Laurie Tompkins: Dear Dope (2014)
Maya Verlaak: Dance III (2016/17)
Oliver Leith: Veil, from Hand Coloured (2014)
Paul McGuire: Panels (2014)
Eleanor Cully: Deer Tracks (2016/17, world premiere)
Louis d'Heudieres: Laughter Studies 6 (2017, world premiere)
An Assembly
Jack Sheen (director)

Salvatore Sciarrino: Studi per l'intonazione del mare
Michel van Goethem (countertenor)
Orchestra of flutes, saxophones and percussion
Marco Angius (director).

1 hour, 45 minutes

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Sat 10 Jun 2017 22:15

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  • Laurence Tompkins

    Dear Dope

    Ensemble: An Assembly. Conductor: Jack Sheen.
  • Maya Verlaak

    Dance (III)

    Ensemble: An Assembly. Conductor: Jack Sheen.
  • Oliver Leith

    Veil, from Hand Coloured

    Ensemble: An Assembly. Conductor: Jack Sheen.
  • Paul McGuire

    Panels

    Ensemble: An Assembly. Conductor: Jack Sheen.
  • Eleanor Cully

    Deer tracks

    Author: Sarah Boulton. Ensemble: An Assembly. Conductor: Jack Sheen.
  • Louis d'Heudieres

    Laughter Studies 6

    Ensemble: An Assembly. Conductor: Jack Sheen.
  • Salvatore Sciarrino

    Studi per l'intonazione del mare (Studies for tuning the sea)

    Singer: Michel van Goethem. Ensemble: Orchestra of flutes and saxophones. Conductor: Marco Angius.

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