Live at the BBC proms: Colin Currie and the JACK Quartet perform two works by Xenakis and two world premieres: Simon Holt's Quadriga and a BBC Proms commission by Suzanne Farrin.
Live at BBC Proms: percussionist Colin Currie and the JACK Quartet perform works by Xenakis, and world premieres by Simon Holt and Suzanne Farrin (BBC Proms commission).
Live from the Cadogan Hall.
Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
Xenakis: Rebonds B
Simon Holt: Quadriga (world premiere)
Suzanne Farrin: title tbc (BBC Proms commission)
Colin Currie (percussion)
Award-winning British percussionist Colin Currie joins forces with dynamic contemporary music specialists, the JACK Quartet, for a programme of 20th- and 21st-century works, including world premieres by Simon Holt and Suzanne Farrin.
These are joined by two virtuosic Xenakis chamber works - the impossibly demanding Rebonds B for solo percussion and the 1983 string quartet Tetras with its eerie, woodwind-like sound manipulation and unsettling rhythmic patterning.
There will be no interval
Repeated on 19:08:2018 17:00:00.