The JACK Quartet and Colin Currie perform works by Xenakis, Holt and Farrin at the BBC Proms Chamber Music in 2018.
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Presented by Petroc Trelawny.
Xenakis: Rebonds B
Simon Holt: Quadriga
Suzanne Farrin: Hypersea
Colin Currie (percussion)
(From BBC Proms 2018, 13 August)
BBC Proms: In this Proms lunchtime recital from 2018, award-winning British percussionist Colin Currie joined 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.
Those pieces 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.
Rebonds BPerformer: Colin Currie.
QuadrigaPerformer: Colin Currie. Ensemble: JACK Quartet.
HyperseaPerformer: Colin Currie. Ensemble: JACK Quartet.
TetrasEnsemble: JACK Quartet.
- Mon 7 Sep 2020 13:00